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The SailGate entry system opens June 18th, with full credit available for competitors who paid deposit fees for the cancelled 2020 race

First 18 SE Sailing ExpAn 18-foot fast one-design, Beneteau’s First 18 SE delivers a dinghy-like sailing experience but on a more stable and safer platform, thanks to the wide and flat hull shape and deep-ballasted swinging keel.

Lake Ontario RacingLO300/LO600 early bird pricing deadline had passed but with the uncertainty of what public health regulations will be in place or even if the LO300/LO600 can legally proceed on the scheduled dates, the LOOR Organising Authority has decided to move this deadline to June 16th.

Arthur BealesIt was surprising how disappointed I was to read that the historical Arthur Beale nautical store in London England was shutting down. 

IRC 4 Fleet by Paul WyethWhile in Canada, sail racing is largely on hold thanks to various stay at home regulations, activity is bustling on the other side of the pond.

Gibsons RegattaThe Gibsons Regatta was a regular event on the Sea Cavalcade weekend. After a hiatus of a number of years the club revived it, having its first regatta on Saturday July 27th. 2019.

Mike MentuckIt’s official. The notice of race has been published for the Boston Yacht Club’s inaugural Michael A Mentuck Memorial Ocean race to leave Marblehead Harbor on Thursday July 8.

Finn EurosTom started sailing lessons when he was eight years old at the Stony Lake Yacht Club, near his family’s “broken down” (his words) cottage. He began in the SLYC junior sailing program as a way to meet new friends around the lake.

National TeamEarlier this month, Sail Canada announced the members of the 2021-2022 Canadian Sailing Team and Canadian Sailing Development Squad. The 29 sailors were selected based on the Canadian Sailing Team Sport Canada Carding Criteria as well as on their overall performance during the 2019-2020 and 2020-21 seasons.

In Spring Dev SessionsThis weekend, Ontario Sailing will be hosting two FREE information sessions via Zoom for coaches and athletes.

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Two Offshore Personal Survival and Safety at Sea Courses will be held in Ontario this spring:

  • March 24 & 25 at the Ashbridge's Bay Yacht club
  • March 21 & April 9 at the Humber Bay Sailing Centre

In 2003, ISAF (now World Sailing) introduced a standard basic syllabus for the training of safety courses in order to establish an Internationally recognized qualification. The training requirements form part of the Offshore Special Regulations. These courses are run and established by World Sailing Member National Authorities (MNA) and conform to World Sailing minimum standards. Sail Canada accredits Offshore Personal Survival training organizations and instructors.

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