Pacific NW Offshore International Yacht Race

May 7–10, 2020

photo by Maria Swearingen

This 193-mile long race begins in Ilwaco, WA and ends in Victoria, BC. Participants travel from the mouth of the mighty Columbia River, up the Washington coast and through the Strait of Juan de Fuca. 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 7 – 10, 2020.

Onlookers and fans are invited to kick off the race with Pacific Northwest Sailing Days beginning on May 1 with Ilwaco’s annual Blessing of the Fleet.