Canadian Sailing Clubs

Looking for a Boating, Yachting or Sailing club near you? check out our list of Canadian Clubs HERE

New Gear

  • New Antifouling in North America – Hempel’s Silic One

    New Antifouling in North America – Hempel’s Silic One

    Mar 20, 2024 Hempel, the Denmark-based worldwide coatings company, announced its innovative, high-performance, copper-free, and biocide-free antifouling coating – Silic One will be available in the United States and Canada. Sold exclusively in North America by SeaWide Distribution, Hempel’s Silic One is a revolutionary bottom coating that is environmentally friendly while reducing time spent cleaning… Read More…

  • Best-in-class Speed Performance

    Best-in-class Speed Performance

    Mar 6, 2024 AIRMAR’s DST810 Smart™ Multisensor (depth/speed/water temperature), featuring Gen2 paddlewheel, excels at low speeds, delivering an ultra-responsive start-up speed at only 0.3 knots. Speed-thru-water readings from the DST810 become linear at 0.6 knots, and as the boat accelerates, readings remain accurate, smooth, and steady due to a 5.7 Hz (5X per second) speed… Read More…

cruising

  • How to Plan a Sailing Charter

    How to Plan a Sailing Charter

    Jan 3, 2024 By Ian Pedersen The yacht charter vacation product was pioneered in modern times by companies like The Moorings over 50 years ago, and for decades remained a best-kept secret of the boating industry. Back then, traditional sailboats comprised the majority of yachts available for many years, which required extensive sailing knowledge on… Read More…

  • From Nova Scotia, Next Stop Maine

    From Nova Scotia, Next Stop Maine

    There’s good and bad news about planning a cruise in Maine. The good news is that there are over 1000 destinations and 3,500 miles of coastline from which to choose. The bad news is that there are so many choices that it may seem impossible to come up with an enjoyable cruise itinerary. Read More…


Sail Tech

  • Triradial vs Crosscut Mainsails – Part 2

    Triradial vs Crosscut Mainsails – Part 2

    Mar 20, 2024 By Keven Piper, Bay Sails Part 1 takes a look at triradial vs crosscut mains. Part 2 considers speed, longevity and cost. In most one design classes like Stars or Etchells, where intense effort is made by sail designers to make the fastest sails, a very high proportion of the sail shape… Read More…

  • Guide to Keel Maintenance – Part 2

    Guide to Keel Maintenance – Part 2

    Dec 13, 2023 Part 1 here: sailingincanada.ca/tech/guide-to-keel-maintenance-part-1/ By William Souter, Custom Keel Sales & Design, MarsKeel Technology Keel maintenance is like any other maintenance on the boat; it is a matter of keeping an eye out for any tell-tale signs of water, or corrosion or wear. If you can stay ahead of it, it is extremely… Read More…

People

  • Meet Our First Selected Olympians: Georgia and Antonia

    Meet Our First Selected Olympians: Georgia and Antonia

    Apr 3, 2024 Georgia and Antonia Lewin-Lafrance, National Team sailors in the 49erFX, are so far the only ones guaranteed a spot to compete for Canada. That will change this week when the final selections are made via the Princess Sofia Regatta. The Lewin-Lafrance sisters are going to the Princess Sofia in Palma, Majorca as… Read More…

  • Eight Bells: David Yule

    Eight Bells: David Yule

    Apr 3, 2024 Sail Canada shares with the Canadian sailing community the passing of past president David Yule. A member of the Royal Canadian Yacht Club, David was President of Sail Canada (known as the Canadian Yachting Association) in 1978 and 1979. His involvement in the sport also includes being part of the Canada One… Read More…