By 6mvancouver / July 13, 2017

About RVYC’s Neighbour “Kitsilano”

Not only did our Organizing Committee Member, Barb Picton, put together a great overview on the history of the neighbourhood she...

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By 6mvancouver / July 6, 2017

First Nation Art at Vancouver Airport

For many visitors to Vancouver, YVR Airport provides the first and last impression of British Columbia. We are so proud...

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By 6mvancouver / July 1, 2017

Who was Captain Vancouver?

Captain George Vancouver made the list of 150 noteworthy British Columbians, as part of the Canada 150 celebrations. Who was...

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By 6mvancouver / June 27, 2017

Attend the Lipton Cup on July 15-16th

(Photo Credit: Matt Cockburn) The Sir Thomas Lipton Cup is one of the oldest, and certainly among the largest at...

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By 6mvancouver / June 14, 2017

CAN 111 Blade Is Ready for the Alexandra Cup, June 16-18th

(Photos: Blade at R.V.Y.C.) This upcoming weekend, from June 16-18, 2017, the legendary Alexandra Cup will be held at the...

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By 6mvancouver / June 9, 2017

The Red Yacht is Ready!

What a beauty, the red 'coat' sure suits her well! Introducing Nuvolari, the 6mR yacht that will represent the Royal...

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By 6mvancouver / June 4, 2017

The History of the RVYC

Any idea on how the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club came to be? The above photograph shows the Royal Vancouver Yacht...

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By 6mvancouver / May 23, 2017

The September 1922 Issue of Yachting, Featuring Six Metres

  Have you ever heard about the glorious 6mR race in September of 1922 between the Americans and the British? Click...

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By 6mvancouver / May 18, 2017

The First Boat has Arrived in Vancouver!

  (Photo credit: Steve White) A big welcome to SUI 132, Sophie II, the first boat to arrive in Vancouver,...

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By 6mvancouver / May 2, 2017

How to Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday

As we celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday this year, the 2017 calendar is filled with different activities across the nation, all year...

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By 6mvancouver / April 9, 2017

Book Your Hotel Now and Secure a Great Deal!

Our 4-star partner hotel, the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Vancouver is offering our participants of the International 6 Metre Class World Championship Vancouver...

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By 6mvancouver / March 20, 2017

China Represented by Team Flapper

We are very excited to announce and to welcome another great and competitive Classic beauty- N71 FLAPPER! She will be...

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By 6mvancouver / March 15, 2017

38 Entries / Early Bird Ends Tonight! Fridolin and Selma Took Advantage of the Significant Discount

As of this hour, we have 38 boats registered in total, which is super exciting! 20 Open Class and 18...

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By 6mvancouver / March 14, 2017

Meet One of the Most Successful Moderns

After Junior and Sophie II  SUI 118 COURAGE is the 3rd Swiss 6 Metre to compete in the Open Division at the #6mRWorldChampionship2017...

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By 6mvancouver / March 13, 2017

2 European Open Class and 1 US Classic Make it 32 Entries

Having won in Newport in 2009, no 6mR World Championship held in North America would be complete without SOPHIE II...

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By 6mvancouver / March 10, 2017

Challenge to Take On the Challenge

US 65 CHALLENGE will once again be racing against her international sisters at the #6mRWorldChampionship2017 and we welcome this Classic...

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By 6mvancouver / March 8, 2017

Another UK Open Class to Attend the 6mR Worlds

A very warm welcome to another UK boat, GBR 90 LYONESSE, who will be competing in the Open Class at the #6mRWorldChampionship2017 in...

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By 6mvancouver / March 6, 2017

27 Entries Thanks to Saleema and Starwagon

Our latest two entries are two Classic beauties, US 40 Saleema and KC 79 Starwagon. To date we have a dozen boats...

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By 6mvancouver / March 4, 2017

Early Bird Ends Soon – Save Big on Entry Fee and Hotel!

Dear competitors, sailors and friends, To those 26 teams who have already entered the International 6 Metre Class World Championship...

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By 6mvancouver / February 28, 2017

Woo Hoo! 25 Registered Sixes

The list of registered 6mR boats gets more exciting by the day. Local RVYC contender, Steve Kinsey, CAN 111 BLADE, has...

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By 6mvancouver / February 27, 2017

Current 6mR European Champion to Join Us in Vancouver

We are pleased to announce Multiple World and Current European Champion SUI 77 JUNIOR will be challenging all Open Division...

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By 6mvancouver / February 25, 2017

It’s Official: 20 Registered Boats to Date

Top image: Evelina / Bottom image: Perspicacious (Scallywag) A very warm welcome, FIN 78 Evelina and USA 114 Perspicacious (Scallywag). Thanks...

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By 6mvancouver / February 23, 2017

Meet One of the First Wing Keeled Sixes

Welcome, US122 Capriccio! With your entry in the Open Division we now have 9 Classics and also 9 Modern boats registered for...

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By 6mvancouver / February 21, 2017

Our 17 Registered Boats To Date

Thanks to our latest entries, Saga and Bear, we're counting 17 registered boats to date, WOO HOO! We're super excited that...

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By 6mvancouver / February 19, 2017

Another Classic Beauty Just Registered

We welcome KITSITA II, another Classic beauty, to the #6mRWorldChampionship2017!! Boat Name: Kitsita II ex.Sira, ex. Kitsita II Sail: KC...

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By 6mvancouver / February 16, 2017

Latest Entries: Goose and her Younger Sister Llanoria

  Goose US81, a long time PNW beauty, will challenge her younger sister Llanoria US83, recently returned from Europe and...

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By 6mvancouver / February 16, 2017

Unique Trophy Designs

The Creation of the Prizes for the 6mR Open Division We are excited to be presenting unique prizes to the...

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By 6mvancouver / February 15, 2017

The Dozen is Full!

The dozen is full thanks to our latest registrations St Francis V, Totem and Ranger! We're super excited that you will...

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By 6mvancouver / February 13, 2017

Who Will Be Our 10th Entry?

So far nine boats have registered, according to our entry list. Are you going to be our 10th entry? Register today...

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By 6mvancouver / February 10, 2017

First Registered European Boat

We welcome ERICA to the line of registered boats (Hanko III, Lucie, Sprig in the Classic category, as well as New Sweden...

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By 6mvancouver / February 7, 2017

Another Lucie Party in Sight!

Lucie has joined Sprig, Tsigane, Hanko III and New Sweden on the line for the #ISMA2017WorldCup! Welcome, Matt Brooks and...

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By 6mvancouver / February 6, 2017

Welcome Hanko III

Welcome HANKO III - She will be on the line in #Vancouver for the World Championship. Who else will join...

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By 6mvancouver / February 3, 2017

First Entry Confirmed After Just a Few Hours

After just a few hours of having our registration online, the first boat is confirmed: Greg Stewart from San Diego registered USA 43, Sprig, in the Classic category. Congrats to being first, America.

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By 6mvancouver / September 20, 2016

Russ Sylvestri and the SFYC win 2016 Queen Christina Nations Cup!

Congratulations Russ Sylvestri and the SFYC for winning the 2016 Queen Christina Nations Cup!

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