SinC Greg Pam Dargavels Nepean Sailing Club’s Pam Hopkins-Dargavel is looking for very special “crew” in her quest for life-saving help. Pam has been an active sailor and race officer in Ottawa for years. Unfortunately, many of those years ago, while doing her nursing “day job”, she had a needle stick accident.

Coralie 275Athlete from Quebec on the Canadian development team: 

SinC Phil Robertson A few months ahead of the Canada SailGP Team kicking off its first season, Phil Robertson has been named driver for the squad. “On Deck” conversation with the sailor from New Zealand.

SinC Dylan Scott Many students are looking to apply for programs at Canadian universities next fall, including young sailors who may want to pursue their passion while studying in the country. “On Deck” interview with Canadian Intercollegiate Sailing Association President Dylan Scott.

SinC Sharon Green Calendar 1983 Funk, punk, Spandex and big hair … the Eighties were a colorful era! These fun, lively images, featured on our February 2022 pages of the Ultimate Sailing Calendar, remind me what a remarkable decade this was: both on-the-water and off!

Originally from Stony Lake Yacht Club Vaughn Harrison had early results racing radial (then, Laser). The summer job requirement at junior club was sailing different classes of boats and attending Sail Canada coaching clinics.

SinC Liam Bruce 400Port Credit Yacht Club's Liam Bruce is a 22-year-old single-handed sailor with his sights firmly set on the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics. The Canadian Sailing Development Squad member is currently ranked 4th in Canada in the ILCA7/Laser class by international governing body World Sailing.

SinC Andre Baby Winter Sailing 3The 2022 Iceboats US Nationals are currently being held in place of the 2022 North American Championship, which was cancelled because of the pandemic. Six Canadians are competing. “On Deck” conversation with an iceboat racer who was a medalist in sailing at the 1963 Pan American Games: André Baby.

SinC Wendy Loat The Board of Directors of Ontario Sailing are pleased to announce that, as selected by the Past Presidents of Ontario Sailing, Wendy Loat is this year’s recipient of the “Presidents’ Trophy” for 2021, recognizing her outstanding contribution to the development of sailing in Ontario.

SinC Marc Robic Ebb Tide The following year, friends of ours, Richard and Denise, purchased a C&C 34 and, based out of the Royal St-Lawrence Yacht Club, they are very active and doing extremely well in the racing scene here in Montreal. Ghost Owl is a truly remarkable boat and, of course, I had to make a model.