Racing

For those of you not familiar with virtual racing it is said to be as close as you can get to the real thing without getting wet, and in the case of the Susan Hood, cold! 

SailGP Race 3Challenging conditions in the third event of SailGP Season 3 put Phil Robertson and his crew to the test at the Great Britain Sail Grand Prix - Plymouth this weekend. 

WASZP NAs in KingstonThe 2022 WASZP North Americans were held at Kingston Yacht Club in Kingston, ON Canada 27-31 July 2022. Attracting 24 sailors from across Canada, United States and Bermuda, the fleet consisted of 7 females and 13 Juniors (U20).

J FestAshbridges Bay Yacht Club hosted 30 participating boats for J Fest 22, with one from ABYC and others from clubs all around the lake including RCYC, PDYC, KYC, NYC, MCC, BPYC, OYS, NSC, HYC, BHYC.

The burgee exchangePort Credit Yacht Club proudly hosted its annual Steerers’ and Four Sisters regattas July 21st to July 24th welcoming more than 350 sailors to compete in challenging weather conditions.

Martin and Brian RutterWhat an incredible race! July’s LO300 with its many ups and downs and constantly changing wind conditions, continued to deliver this year an amazing racing experience!

In most races, two key strategic variables seem to have by far the biggest impact on boats’ overall success (or failure). These are wind velocity (‘pressure’) and changes in wind direction (‘shifts’).

49er & 49erFX Senior ChampionshipsKingston hosted close to 60 athletes for Sail Canada 2022 49er and 49er FX Senior Championships, presented along with the 29er Canadian Championships during the 2022 CORK Olympic Classes Regatta, July 21-24.

Greg Chamberlain and crew of Sarnia Yacht Club sailed his boat Huzzah in the Bayview Mac on the July 16 weekend in the Beneteau First 36-7 class.

SinC Opti World Championships Five Canadians took part in the 2022 Arkas Optimist World Championshps in Bodrum, Turkey, June 29-July 6, and Andi Kinnear was the best Canadian with a 104th overall on a total of 273 sailors.

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Silver medal for Andre Deseau of West Van YC

Close to 40 young Canadian sailors were in action last weekend for the Midwinters West competitions held in California.

At the ILCA-NA Midwinters West held at Marina del Rey, Andre Deseau was the top Canadian with a second-place finish in the ILCA 4 class. The athlete from West Vancouver Yacht Club had a strong last day with a 4th, 1st and 3rd position, allowing him to climb from third to second spot. 

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