December 11, 2015
Lake Ontario Offshore Racing
Open January 4th, 2016
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'Tis the dream of racing.

Well, at least your Lake Ontario Offshore Racing committee is!!

Another spectacular season awaits you in 2016. Dates are set, NOR's are being crafted and logistics are well in hand. Sign up this year for one or more of the LOOR events. You know both the on water and apr├Ęs race activities are always a blast because offshore racing is where it's at.

Stop in at our booth at the Toronto International Boat Show. You will find us where all the real sailors hang out. You can sign up, ask questions or just shoot the breeze.

Best wishes for the season.

Joe Doris

Chair, Lake Ontario Offshore Racing

Mark Your Calendars!
  • Special LOOR insert in GAM Boat Show Edition: check it out!
  • LO600 runs again in 2016!

2016 Sponsorship Opportunities

Offshore racing is a growing sport and new technology is bringing sailboat racing to previously unreached spectators.

As a sponsor you will:
  • Reach a unique group of boaters, competitors and spectators from the Canadian and US sides of Lake Ontario
  • Benefit from the many crossover opportunities that arise from the various racing events
  • Meet your corporate requirements through customized exposure opportunities
Contact for more information

LO300 Survey - Thank you to all respondents

LOOR issued a survey in November to many of the skippers from the 2014 and 2015 running of the Lake Ontario 300. The purpose was to obtain feedback to help us exceed racers expectations in the planning and execution of this event in the future.
Thank You! The response rate was excellent and LOOR is currently reviewing the feedback. Action Items will be shared in the New Year. The winner of the draw prize related to this survey will be announced in the LOOR January, 2016 E-newsletter.

Thinking About Single-handed Racing in 2016?

Ever thought about single-handed racing? Give LOSHRS a try. You will have lots of experienced solo skippers' brains to pick to help you get started. Racing the LOSHRS series solo also gives you some extra bragging rights at the bar after each race.
If you a not ready for the single handed challenge, race with another crew in a double-handed division. Start deciding who you want to enjoy some fun racing with this year. You can have one crew the whole series or spread the fun amongst your family and friends. 

Volunteer Opportunity: LOOR's Safety Committeee
As a member of the Safety Committee you will not only b ecome familiar with ISAF Offshore Special Regulations for Category 3 and 4 Monohull and Multihull boats, you'll also learn about:
  • Boat stability and safety protocol, and
  • Organizing post-race inspections
Contact for more information.


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The Lake Ontario Offshore Racing Group is responsible for the planning of the Lake Ontario 300 Challenge, the Susan Hood Trophy Race and the Lake Ontario Short Handed Racing Series under the organizing authority of the Port Credit Yacht Club.