The Gimli Yacht Club will host sailing during the 2017 Canada Summer Games. Located on the shores of Lake Winnipeg, right in the heart of Gimli, the Gimli Yacht Club is an hour’s drive from Winnipeg’s city centre. The club has hosted the sailing competitions of the 1967 and 1999 Pan American Games, along with a decades of provincial, national, and international regattas and championships.
The Gimli Yacht Club clubhouse features a number of suitable amenities for hosting large sailing regattas. Along with the landscaped lawn, sandy beach, designated docks, and almost guaranteed wind, it is an ideal and established sailing centre in Manitoba.
Accessible washrooms Yes
Accessible portalets Yes (other facility nearby)
Site accessibillity Yes
Accessible seating General access
Accessible parking Yes
Exposure to elements High
Path of travel concerns Long distances, varied terrain