Pacific NW Offshore Yacht Race

May 11 – 14, 2023

photo by Maria Swearingen

The 47th Annual Yacht Race begins in Ilwaco, WA. Participants travel from the mouth of the mighty Columbia River, up the Washington coast and ending in Victoria, BC. The race tests sailing, navigation and tactical skills as well as endurance.

The Corinthian Yacht Club of Portland and their title sponsor, Schooner Creek Boat Works, holds the race annually. Formerly known as the Oregon Offshore, this year the race will begin at the Port of Ilwaco in Washington.

This race is a qualifier for the Pacific Cup and the Vic-Maui International Yacht Race.

The race is May 11-14, 2022.

Onlookers and fans are invited to kick off the race with Pacific Northwest Sailing Days beginning on May 11 with Ilwaco’s annual Blessing of the Fleet.