The 2022 Sail Canada 29er Youth Championships to kick off Thursday in Kingston
The event will be held August 4-7
Kingston, August 3, 2022 – Kingston, ON, will host the 2022 Sail Canada 29er Youth Championships, August 4-7, which are slated to take place along with the 2022 CORK International and 29er North American Championships.
A total of 17 Canadian teams will take part in the action as well as one team from Bermuda. Among them will be members of Team Canada who competed at the 2021 and 2022 Youth World Sailing Championships, Riley and Finlay Macaulay as well as Colin Gilley and Matthew Young, the latter having taken part in this year’s event.
Races will be held according to the following schedule:
-Thursday, August 4: 3 races scheduled starting at 1pm
-Friday, August 5: 4 races scheduled starting at 11am
-Saturday, August 6: 4 races scheduled starting at 11am
-Sunday, August 7: 4 races scheduled starting at 11am
This event is the second of five Sail Canada Championships to be held this summer, all in Kingston, according to the following schedule:
-Sail Canada 49er and 49erFX Senior Championships: July 21-24
-Sail Canada 29er Youth Championships: August 4 to 7
-Sail Canada ILCA 4, ILCA 6, Club 420 and International 420 Youth Championships: August 9-12
-Sail Canada ILCA 6 and ILCA 7 Senior Championships: August 13-16
-Sail Canada Open Kiteboarding Senior Championships: August 18-21
More info is available through Sail Canada’s website at www.sailing.ca.
About Sail Canada
Established in 1931, Sail Canada is the national governing body for the sport of sailing in the country. Sail Canada is a leading international sailing nation, proud of its world class athletes, lifelong participants and inclusive culture. The organization and its members are committed to excellence by developing and training its leaders, athletes, sailors, instructors, coaches and officials. With the valued support from our partners, the Provincial Sailing Associations and our member clubs, schools, organizations and stakeholders, sailing is promoted in all its forms. By setting standards and delivering programs from home pond to podium for Canadians of all ages and abilities, from dinghies to keelboats, cruising to navigation, windsurfing to powerboating and accessible sailing, Sail Canada sets sail for all, sail to win and sail for life.
A sport in the Olympic program since the first Games in 1896, except in 1904, the pursuit of success in these Games is what fuels the focus of Sail Canada as Canadian athletes have so far achieved nine Olympic and five Paralympic medals.
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