Second Edition of Celebration of Sailing – October 19 in Nova Scotia

SinC Sail Canada Celebration of Sailing

August 17, 2022

Sail Canada, along with the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron (RNSYS), is inviting all Canadian sailing fans to Canada’s second annual Celebration of Sailing event which will be held in the afternoon of October 19 at the RNSYS.

Canada’s Celebration of Sailing marks the pinnacle event of the season for the sport of sailing in Canada where our nation’s high-performance sailors of past, present and future gather with welcomed guests to celebrate outstanding performances and experiences. In the waterfront setting, guests will be treated with hors d’oeuvres as well as cocktails and refreshments, and highlights of this celebratory reception will include:

  • Meet and greet session with members of the 2022 National Sailing Team and Development Squad
  • Stories from the Helm – A captivating panel interview with 4 or 5 Canadian Performance Sailors
  • Awarding of Sail Canada’s Rolex Sailor of the Year Trophy

Tickets now available!

Get your tickets at:

  • Ticket holders will receive a donation tax receipt.
  • All proceeds will go to Canada’s high performance sailing programs.

Nominate an athlete

Nominations are now open for Sail Canada’s Rolex Sailor of the Year Award, which is given out to individuals who have provided global recognition to Canadian sailing and Sail Canada. They are renowned leaders who have attained high levels of excellence in terms of results and accomplishments in worldwide events or activities. Along with recognition for exemplary sportsmanship, they have the respect of their fellow sailors.

More details on Sail Canada’s Rolex Sailor of the Year Award, as well as the nomination form, are available at:

Canada’s Celebration of Sailing reception event holds opportunities for sponsors and support partners. Groups or individuals interested in finding out how they can be showcased at this event should contact Sail Canada at:

More details about the event are available at:


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