For those of you wondering what is happening to the Van Isle 360 this year - the organizers have just announced that they will run the race as planned.
The Van Isle 360 is a biennial, 580 nm. point to point race circumnavigating wild and rugged Vancouver Island, B.C. Canada. Sailed in ten legs the course provides inshore, offshore and overnight legs through some of the world's most challenging and beautiful waters.
If you are interested in participating, the race entry deadline has been extended to February 28, 2009. You can get more information on their web site www.vanisle360.com.