Regatta Weekend 2023

The Bayfield-Nares Regatta Weekend returns on the holiday weekend, August 5–6, 2023. It includes THREE events in different locations, details below. As always, we require lots of volunteers for Regatta Weekend, for setup, supervision and cleanup. See the contacts below if you can help at an event!

That’s a pine cone scramble! (Morgan Smith photo)


Family Regatta

The BNIA’s biggest event of the year. It is a fun-filled afternoon for kids of all ages, with adults participating in several events as well.

Last year’s Paddling Regatta in Nares


Paddling Regatta

All manually-powered watercraft are welcome: canoes, kayaks, rowboats, SUPs, peddleboards, whatever! Singles, pairs and families of all ages are encouraged to participate. It’s a paddle-fest.

Last year’s sailing race, with a fleet of Optimists!


Sailing Race

All sail boats are welcome including lasers, prams, wind surfers, catamarans, etc. The racecourse will be determined on race day depending on the wind. Stay for a barbecue after the race, Ursel cottage, A541-5.