A unique location downtown historical Halifax
Halifax Waterfront welcomes the 10th edition of ROUTE Halifax Saint-Pierre. Come and welcome the international racing crews and take in the sites of these competitive sailing boats.
In 2020, the historic harbour of Halifax will be again a great celebration around the ROUTE and the numerous visitors will enjoy the fantastic settings of Halifax Waterfront in an unforgettable atmosphere.
The arrival of the sailing boats
From June 20, 2020, they will arrive from Canada, Québec, USA, Saint-Pierre et Miquelon and Europe. Just imagine the splendid picture of dozens of competition sailing boats docked in front of the harbourwalk!
Together with the crews getting ready for the race, it is always a very exciting moment.
An event before race start
Boats are here ! Large or smaller, cruising or racing boats competing in the most prestigious ocean races, the fleet of ROUTE Halifax Saint-Pierre is a unique event.
You are invited to come visit the sailors, enthusiastic amateurs to professional racers with international awards, they will be happy to share with you their passion and tell you more about the preparation of the race
A great opportunity to escape and discover the race destination, Saint-Pierre et Miquelon, while enjoying the magnificent settings of Halifax Waterfront. Save the date!
An impressive show by the sea
Starting of the race on June 26, 2020. Beginning of the show!
Skippers briefing in the morning followed by final preparation before heading for the start line in front of the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. Take your own boat, ask your friends, rent one or book a spot on the numerous ones that will follow the event, it is a must to see!
The fleet will follow the coastal waters of Nova Scotia before reaching the Ocean for a 350-mile sailing competition. Choose your favourite team and follow the race live with the tracking system on line. The quickest boats will race for about 48 hours, may be less may be more, winds will tell!
Be sure to come out for the race start!