Oakville Yacht Squadron

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Oakville Yacht Squadron
Burgee of Oakville Yacht Squadron.svg
Short name OYS
Founded 1946
Location 97 Forsythe Street, Oakville, Ontario, Canada
Website www.oysqn.com

The Oakville Yacht Squadron (OYS) is a private yacht club based in Oakville, Ontario. Members, both past and present, have contributed to the sport of yachting and yacht design.

History[edit]

Founded in 1946, the Oakville Yacht Squadron is located on the shores of the Sixteen Mile Creek. The Oakville Yacht Squadron has historically been renowned for its thriving junior program.

Racing[edit]

Oakville Yacht Squadron organizeded the Snipe Western Hemisphere & Orient Championship in 1964 and the Snipe North American Championship in 1973, 1983, 1997 and 2005.

OYS hosted the Lake Ontario 300 in 2006. Touted as the Greatest Yacht Race on the Lake, the LO300 had a field of over 110 boats.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blackburn, Angela (14 July 2006). "Lake Ontario 300 sets sail from Oakville July 20". Oakville Beaver. p. 16. Archived from the original on 3 January 2014. 

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