We are delighted to announce that this year’s event will now be sponsored by Volvo-Oakville and Hamilton and therefore is now titled Volvo GHYRA Regatta Week. We have been in discussions with Volvo –Oakville and Hamilton for a couple of months and are very pleased to announce that they have chosen to become our title sponsors. (more…)
In addition to Volvo -Oakville and Hamilton taking title sponsorship we are also delighted to announce the following companies who are providing their support to this year’s overall event:
Check out our overview video which gives a reminder of a great inaugural 2012 event -we had to re-edit this as YouTube was uncomfortable with our original choice of music (Music rights!) (more…)
If you are new to this GHYRA thing and want to register for the 2013 event, registration opened at 9am on February 1st. At that time already 30 boats who participated in the 2012 event, had already entered for 2013. (more…)
Over 90 people attended the “GHYRA 7th night party” at the Oakville club on the 17th January. Cocktails and Hors D’Oeuvres, were enjoyed by competitors from the 2012 event as well as people interested in joining this 6 day event for the first time as it enters it’s second year. (more…)
GHYRA Regatta week 2013 will take place from Saturday July 6th to Thursday July 11th 2013 and if you would like to find out more, we invite you to attend the “GHYRA 7th night party” on Thursday January 17th, at The Oakville Club starting at 7pm. This is where you will be able to find out everything you need to know about the 2013 event: (more…)
The GHYRA committee met in the fall of 2012 and reviewed the overwhelming success of our inaugural event. As a result they have decided to organize another event in 2013.
One of the biggest considerations was retaining the culture and integrity of the event while at the same time allowing more boats to join both the racing and cruising fleets. (more…)