LOOR Announces Dates for 2023 Season

SinC LOOR Sailing

October 19, 2022

For all those long-long distance racers, the LO600 returns in 2023. The Lake Ontario 600 Challenge occurs every other year and 2023 will mark the FIFTH opportunity for you to circumnavigate the lake twice – giving your fly swatter a really good work out! 

Also check out the Calendar on www.loor.ca.

Susan Hood Trophy Race presented by driveHG (SHTR)

Fri. June 2nd into Sat. June 3rd    

A 75 NM overnight race on western Lake Ontario from Port Credit Yacht Club (PCYC) and finishing at PCYC. This race is open to single handed, double handed and fully crewed keelboat and multihull sailboats. A component of Ontario Sailing’s Offshore Championship for PHRF.

Lake Ontario 300/600 Challenge Race presented by driveHG (LO300/LO600)

Fri., July 14th with start on Sat. July 15th and onwards

Two Courses:

  • 180 NM
  • 300 NM with the follow-on 600 NM race 

On Lake Ontario from PCYC and finishing at PCYC. This race is open to single handed, double handed and fully crewed keelboat and multihull sailboats. A component of Ontario Sailing’s Offshore Championship for PHRF.

Lake Ontario Short Handed Racing Series presented by driveHG (LOSHRS)

LOSHRS is a series of races for single and double handed keelboat and multihull sailboats on western Lake Ontario.

Race 1 Sunday June 4th, 2023    

A course race between PCYC and Toronto Islands via Clarkson.

Race  2 Sat. June 17th, 2023  

A coastal race from PCYC. 

Race 3 Sun. June 18th, 2023  

A coastal Race from PCYC.

Race 4 Sat. Aug. 19th into Sun. Aug. 20th, 2023 

A 100-statute mile race starting at PCYC and ending at PCYC. This is a qualifier for Great Lakes Singlehanded Society (GLSS)’s series of solo races on the Great Lakes.

Race 5 Sat. Sep. 16th, 2023 

A race from PCYC to DYC.

Race 6 Sun. Sep. 17th, 2023 

A race back to PCYC from DYC.

Registration for all races typically opens during the Boat show in January.

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