Sarah Douglas Leads 8-Member Canadian Team at the Second World Sailing World Cup

SinC Sarah Douglas World Cup

Jun 1, 2022

The Hempel World Cup Allianz Regatta is being held May 31-June 5 in Almere-Lelystad, NED

Canadian sailor Sarah Douglas from Toronto, is leading a Canadian team comprised of eight athletes at the second World Sailing World Cup of the season being held this week in Almere-Lelystad, NED, May 31 to June 5.

At the first World Cup held in April during the Princess Sofia Trophy in Mallorca, Spain, Sarah Douglas won her first career gold medal at a World Sailing competition in the ILCA 6 event. 

This week, she is joined in her class by Coralie Vittecoq, Clara Gravely and Maura Dewey. Marie-Ève Mayrand and Logan Sutherland compete in Formula Kite, while the team made up of Zoé Roosen and Nicolas Tosi represent Canada in Nacra 17 at this competition where approximately 400 sailors will compete in various classes, including nine that are part of the Olympic program.

“I’m fired up to be back to racing here in the Netherlands,” said Sarah Douglas. “It’s a new venue for the World Cup with lots to learn. Sailing in Almere will bring short steep chop, which is something we don’t sail in often, so it’s a new challenge and an opportunity to work on a different technique. I’m always looking for new ways to learn and improve on my skills.”

Canadian sailors at the Hempel World Cup Allianz Regatta
Sarah Douglas (Toronto, ON, ABYC) – Canadian Sailing Team 
Maura Dewey (Victoria, B.C., RVYC) – Canadian Sailing Development Squad 
Clara Gravely (Toronto, ON, ABYC) – Canadian Sailing Development Squad 
Coralie Vittecoq (Montréal, QC, Pointe-Claire YC/BLBC) – Canadian Sailing Development Squad 

Kite Foiling (W)
Marie-Ève Mayrand (Calgary, AB)

Kite Foiling (M)
Logan Sutherland (Toronto, ON)

Nacra 17
Zoé Roosen (Montréal/Beaconsfield, QC) & Nicolas Tosi (Gatineau, QC) – RSLYC/Kelowna YC/PCYC

More details as well as a link to results are available on Sail Canada website at


Cliquez ici pour le français

Related Articles

  • The Big Picture: Foiling Hard

    The Big Picture: Foiling Hard

    Nov 29, 2023 Canada SailGP Team helmed by Phil Robertson lead Emirates Great Britain SailGP Team helmed by Ben Ainslie on Race Day 1 of the Spain Sail Grand Prix in Cadiz, Spain. October 14th, 2023. Photo: Felix Diemer for SailGP. Image supplied by SailGP. Canada has been mixing it up on the course lately… Read More…

  • Sail Nova Scotia Evening of Excellence and Fundraising

    Sail Nova Scotia Evening of Excellence and Fundraising

    Nov 29, 2023 Bill Haliburton was the high bidder of the first four Premium tickets for the ROCKWOOL Canada Sail Grand Prix Halifax. He is flanked by Canada SailGP Team sailors Jareese Finch (L) and Billy Gooderham (R) – both now call Halifax home. The Nova Scotia sailing and boating community from across the province gathered Friday evening (November… Read More…