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SinC David Howard David Howard passed way this week. He was the past commodore of the Royal Canadian Yacht Club and a man so accomplished at so many things. I remember Mr. Howard as a mentor and a great helmsman.

Just this summer Scott Shawyer was showing off his brand new endeavour, Canada Ocean Racing’s refitted IMOCA 70, and outlining his planned adventure to hometown audiences.

SinC We CAN Foil 2023 Over 500 youth across the country have now had the opportunity to try foiling as part of the Canada SailGP Team's inaugural We CAN Foil programme which culminated in a team training camp and foiling demos during CANFoil week last October in Halifax.

SinC CANSailGP Singapore The inaugural Singapore Sail Grand Prix took place this past weekend in challenging, light air conditions which put all nine teams to the test.

SinC Sail Canada Awards 2023 Starting now, Sail Canada is looking to receive nominations from the Canadian Sailing community to recognize outstanding sailors, athletes, coaches, instructors, officials, volunteers and events through one of Sail Canada’s 12 Annual Award categories.

SinC Sail Canada New Years Message As 2023 begins, we would like to take the opportunity, on behalf of Sail Canada staff and Board members, to wish you a Happy New Year! Over the last year, it has been great to finally get back to a “more familiar” year of sailing in 2022. 

SinC Canada Ocean Racing 2023 In 2023 the new IMOCA team, Canada Ocean Racing, will switch gears from start-up mode to competitive racing mode. The team's 2023 racing and training schedule includes three transatlantic crossings, over 25,000 nautical miles, and four highly competitive offshore races.

SinC WASZP Americas Kingston The venue for the 2023 WASZP Americas Championship has been confirmed as CORK/Sail Kingston in Ontario. Following a successful first edition of the WASZP Americas Championship in Richmond, California in 2022, the fleet now looks forward to its first major international competition in Canada, set to take place from 28 June – 3 July.

SinC Sail Canada Abuse Free Sport Sail Canada will join Abuse-Free Sport following the official signing of the Office of the Sport Integrity Commissioner (OSIC) agreement with the new independent agency to prevent and address maltreatment in sport, which will come into effect no later than March 1, 2023, following a transition period.

SinC Thunder Bay Iceboats Thunder Bay’s first annual iceboat training event was held on the last weekend of November. Spearheaded by the aptly named Dave Frost, the event attracted four out of town sailors joining the local contingent.