Officials are Critical to the Sport

SinC Racing Officials News

February 15, 2023

Officials play a key role in any sailing race or regatta! Sail Canada Race Officer, Judge and Umpire programs provide training and certification from the Club to National level, with World Sailing providing International Certification. Event Volunteers are always in high demand! From helping out on site during an event to being a key member of the Organizing Committee, there is a role for everyone!

Recent certifications and recertifications

  • International Judge
    Andrew Alberti, RCYC
  • National Judge
    Katie Coleman Nicoll, PCYC & Thornbury YC, Recertification
    Greg Dargavel, (2-year extension)
    Bob Duggan, Burlington Sailing & Boating Club, Recertification
    Elizabeth Rouget, Kingston Yacht Club, Certification
    Wendy Loat, Ashbridge’s Bay Yacht Club, Recertification
  • Regional Judge
    Scott Collinson, RCYC, Recertification
  • Club Judge
    Debbie Kirkby, Glenmore Sailing Club, Recertification
    Tim Griggs, Glenmore Sailing Club, Recertification
    Sam Eisener, Lunenburg Yacht Club
    Anne Marie Palfreeman, PCYC, Recertification
    Gunnar Beauregard, Hudson Yacht Club, Quebec
    Paul Brennan, Ashbridges Bay YC
    Paul Clissold, Port Credit YC
    Elizabeth Pattey, Nepean SC
    John Baker, South Port SC
    Heather Macnaughton, RCYC/Midland BSC
    David Dunphy, Midland Bay SC
    Bill Frenke, Oakville YS
    Lisa Shishis, Britannia YC
    Paul Evenden, Chilliwack, BC (CJ extension)
    Cameron Pierce, Vancouver
    Rob Woodbury, Rocky Point Sailing Association, Coquitlam, BC, Recertification



Cliquez ici pour le français


SinC Racing Officials News 2 400












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…