The Nova Scotia Schooner Association was formed to further interest in and preservation of Nova Scotia Schooners and to hold schooner races in Nova Scotian waters at least once each year to determine the Nova Scotian Schooner Championship.
Racing is great fun for all. Spectacular views of the fleet manoeuvring in close quarters may often be had by spectators watching from ashore.
Traditional vessels require traditional skills. It's never too early to begin to learn marlinespike seamanship, and to work on building a repertoire of knots, splices and whippings.