Media advisory - The Disabled Sailing Association of Ontario to host the 2010
REACH REGATTA

TORONTO, Aug. 20 /CNW/ - This weekend, August 21 and 22, disabled sailors from across Ontario and Quebec will gather to compete in the 2010 REACH REGATTA.  The event is presented by the Disabled Sailing Association of Ontario (DSAO) and hosted by the Queen's Quay Disabled Sailing Program (QQDSP). Competitors will be vying for the Harbour Masters Cup.

Participants, volunteers and organizers will be available to speak with the media throughout the weekend.  The schedule for the event is included with this advisory. The awards ceremony will be taking place on Sunday starting at 5:30 p.m.

The QQDSP is DSAO's flagship program. Owned and operated exclusively by the DSAO, QQDSP was created in 1999 as a result of the 1999 Mobility Cup, hosted by DSAO and the National Yacht Club, as a legacy to the Toronto community.


Dates: August 21 and 22, 2010
   
Location: 283 Queens Quay West   Toronto, ON
   
Schedule: see the following page

Reach Regatta Schedule of Events
August 21 & 22, 2010

SATURDAY, AUGUST 21, 2010

8:30am    Staff arrival
8:30am to 9:00am    Martin 16`s and Liberties rigged, Keelboat and Coach boat prepped
9:00am    Gold and Liberty fleet racers & Volunteers arrive
9:00am to 9:15am    Skippers Meeting, boats assigned (Stu and Racing Committee Member)
9:15am to 9:45am    Staff load racers into boats; Stu and Racing Committee Member on water setting course
10:00am to 12:30pm    Gold and Liberty fleet races
12:30pm    Silver fleet racers & Volunteers arrive
12:30pm to 1:00pm    Gold and Liberty fleet racers are unloaded (Staff on docks); Silver fleet skippers meeting, boats assigned (Stu and Racing Committee Member)
1:00pm to 1:30pm    Staff load racers into Boats; Stu and Racing Committee Member on water setting course
1:30pm to 4:00pm    Silver and 2.4m fleet (demo) races
4:00pm to 4:30pm    Silver fleet racers are unloaded from boats (staff)
4:30pm to 5:00pm    boats are de-rigged
5:00 pm - onwards    Free Evening

SUNDAY, AUGUST 22, 2010

8:30am    Staff arrival
8:30am to 9:00am    Martin 16`s rigged, Keelboat and Coach boat prepped
9:00am    Silver fleet racers and Volunteers arrive
9:00am to 9:45am    Staff load racers into boats; Stu and Racing Committee Member on water setting course
10:00am to 12:30pm    Silver fleet races
12:30pm    Gold and Liberty fleet racers and Volunteers arrive
12:30pm to 1:00pm    Silver fleet racers are unloaded (Staff)
1:00pm to 1:30m    Staff load racers into boats; Stu and Racing Committee Member on water setting course
1:30pm to 4:00pm    Gold and Liberty fleet races
4:00pm to 4:30pm    Gold and Liberty fleet racers are unloaded from boats (staff)
4:30pm to 5:00pm    Boats are de-rigged
5:00pm    BBQ
5:30pm    Awards ceremony

SOURCE PortsToronto

For further information: For further information:

Monica Sze
Program Manager
Queen's Quay Disabled Sailing
283 Queens Quay W.
416 214 0358 
www.disabledsailing.on.ca


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