Lewin-LaFrance Sisters 8th at the 49erFX European Championship
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Lewin-LaFrance Sisters 8th at the 49erFX European Championship

May 15, 2024 Antonia and Georgia Lewin-LaFrance from Chester, NS, who have qualified to be nominated on Canada’s Paris 2024 sailing team, took the 8th position at their last major competition before Paris, the 2024 49erFX European Championship, which ended Sunday in La Grande Motte, France. Qualified in 8th position for the Medal Race as…

Sailing Shorts: May 1 2024

Sailing Shorts: May 1 2024

May 1, 2024 Voile Québec will hold two Offshore Survival courses in the upcoming months in Montreal and in Quebec. REGISTER HERE The course, organized by the FVQ and sanctioned by World Sailing includes lecture-based and participatory theoretical portions, as well as practical exercises. The practical portions require good physical fitness, some of them being…

Helly Hansen Chester Race Week Hosts World Class Racing & J70 Canadian Championship August 14 to 17, 2024

Helly Hansen Chester Race Week Hosts World Class Racing & J70 Canadian Championship August 14 to 17, 2024

May 1, 2024 Helly Hansen Chester Race Week 2024 will take place in scenic Chester, Nova Scotia from August 14th to 17th and this year’s highlight will be the J70 Canadian Championship as part of the event. Billed as the largest fixed keel regatta in Eastern Canada, Chester Race Week offers an unsurpassed racing venue. It is…

Kingston To Host Sail Canada’s Four Youth and Senior National Championships This Summer
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Kingston To Host Sail Canada’s Four Youth and Senior National Championships This Summer

May 1, 2024 Sail Canada’s four youth and senior National Championships will be hosted in Kingston, ON, by CORK/Sail Kingston this summer. The first championships will feature Formula Kite, one of the two new classes at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games this summer. Sail Canada’s 2024 Senior Formula Kite Championships will be held July 4-7,…

Sarah Rocks New Kit
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Sarah Rocks New Kit

May 1, 2024 Lululemon in partnership with the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) revealed its first-ever summer Athlete Kit for Team Canada ahead of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. With the launch of the Athlete Kit and Retail Collection beginning April 16, lululemon embarks on its second Games in…

National Team Member, Clara Gravely, Donates Sails to Sint Maarten Youth Programs
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National Team Member, Clara Gravely, Donates Sails to Sint Maarten Youth Programs

Apr 17, 2024 A note from Saskia at SMYC Big shoutout to Canadian Team member Clara Gravely for donating two ILCA 6 sails to SMYC! Currently, Sint Maarten YC is running three different programs:  A Sailability Program for differently abled residents of St. Maarten. “We’ve launched this free program a year ago and are now sailing…

Final Opportunity to Qualify Additional Olympic Spots at the Last Chance Regatta
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Final Opportunity to Qualify Additional Olympic Spots at the Last Chance Regatta

Apr 17, 2024 A total of 10 Canadian sailors will take part in the Last Chance Regatta in Hyères, France, April 21-27, which will be the last opportunity to qualify spots for countries at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. As of today, Canada has qualified in the ILCA 6, 49er, 49erFX and women’s kiteboarding events. In…