L51 Registration Now Open

Registration Information:


— You must register and purchase event tickets online

— In person registration will not be available.

— Registration and event ticket purchase deadline: July 23, 2016.

— Check-in and purchase pickup will take place on July 30th at the LOWB Brewery.



The Lake of the Woods International Sailing Association welcomes you to another incredible LOWISA Race Week event.

Join our vibrant community for a week of racing and endless outdoor adventure at the LOWISA 51 Regatta. Catch up with old friends and meet new ones amidst a week of scenic sailing, bonfires, and impeccable starry nights.

Online registration is now open on our website. Early registration (225.00 CAN) is available through June 15, 2016, after which late registration (275.00 CAN) will be in place until the final deadline for regatta registration on July 23, 2016.

In person registration will not be available this year, please make sure to register and submit all associated payments through our online registration form. Additional meal tickets and a midweek layover facilities fee (facilities access, trash disposal, and pumpout) will also be available for purchase in our online regatta registration form. Regatta check-in will take place the afternoon of July 30, 2016, prior to the Sailor’s Social, at the Lake of the Woods Brewery in Kenora, Ontario.

LOWISA embroidered Gill apparel, navigational charts, and additional event tickets will be available for purchase soon in our online store and will be available for pick-up upon regatta check-in. LOWISA 51 apparel will be available for purchase throughout the duration of the event.

We look forward to seeing you all at another exceptional LOWISA Regatta.

Kimberly Ovitz
Jamie Paterson
Commodores of LOWISA 51

L51 Preorder and Midweek Layover

Buena Vista Lodge (Morson, Ontario) has graciously welcomed the return of our fleet during our Midweek Layover (August 2-3, 2016). They are reserving lodging and meal accommodations. Call BV to inquire about available rooms and cabins.

Pre-order, Meals, and Fish Fry
If you would like to request grocery and additional item (ice, diesel, etc) pick-up at Buena Vista, please fill out their online form. If you will have additional meals with Buena Vista (Fish Fry, breakfasts, lunch, etc), you must indicate the number of individuals from your party that you estimate will attend.

Visit the Buena Vista Lodge website and select the LOWISA tab in their menu to make your submission.

L51 Courses

LOWISA 51 courses are available on our Facebook page and on our website. Courses will also be included in the Sailing Instructions handbook contained in your registration package. Package pick-up will be available at in person check-in on July 30, 2016 at Northern Harbour.

Navigational Charts
6211 Big Traverse Bay
6212 Kenora to Aulneau Peninsula
6215 Basil Channel-Sturgeon Channel
6216 Sturgeon Channel to Big Narrows Island