Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron

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Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron
Burgee of Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron
Formation 1837
Type Organizations based in Canada with royal patronage
Legal status active
Purpose advocate and public voice, educator and network
Headquarters Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Region served
Nova Scotia Canada
Official language
English, French
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

The Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron (RNSYS) is a yacht club located on the Northwest Arm of Halifax Harbour in Halifax,[1] Nova Scotia.


The Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron has been incorporated as a not-for-profit society in Nova Scotia, Canada, and has legal status to operate in Nova Scotia.

The Yacht Squadron is home to the RNSYS race teams coached by head coach Agustin Ferrario, as well as 2012 Olympian Danielle Dube, and 2004 and 2008 Olympian Lisa Ross, the Squadron has sent at least one youth sailor to every ISAF Youth Worlds since 2010. In 2013, the RNSYS sent 5 Youth sailors to Youth Worlds.

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