An admittedly biased opinion, but here is a link to gear for those kind of temperatures. I wear this setup in temperatures as low as air temp in the 30s comfortably, but I am from Canada :D
Slight change to the above, but yes. Open Standard and Masters in Oman, 4.7 and Standard Junior location not yet determined. See page 5 in http://www.laserinternational.org/sites/default/files/img/December_10_low_res.pdf
Unfortunately, there isn't a lot of dinghy racing going on mid-Island. It's awaiting someone like yourself to get it organized :D
You may want to contact the Royal Victoria Yacht Club to see if they know of anything going on further north on the Island: http://www.rvyc.bc.ca
Good luck, and...
The first of the district's winter regattas got underway this past weekend with the Bluenose hosted by the Kitsilano Yacht Club. Conditions were generally light, with a few gusts reaching 10 knots at the end of the day on Sunday.
Top three Standard Rig competitors were Alexander Heinzemann and...