2018 Para World Sailing Championships

2018 Para World Sailing Championships

Tuesday, September 18th 2018 - Kingston, ON

The 2018 Para World Sailing Championships kick off today at the Sheboygan Yacht Club in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. While para sailors enjoyed the opening ceremonies last night, today marks day one of the five days of racing. With over 100 sailors from 39 nations, teams will include men and women competing in three types of boats: 2.4m Norlin OD, Hansa 303 and RS Venture.

 

Here are our Paralympians and CST members attending the event:

2.4mR

Paul Tingley (RNSYS)

Bruce Millar (RVYC)

Jackie Gay (RVYC)

 

RS Venture Connect

John McRoberts (RVYC) & Scott Lutes (LYC)

 

Keep an eye out for Canadian athletes in the 2.4mR

Krystle Shewchuk (Black strap sailing club)

Joseph Gerlinsky (BCS)

Christine Lavallee (NSC)

Siobhan MacDonald (Sail Mabou)

Delani Hulme-Lawrence (RVYC)

Peter Eagar (National YC)

 

Results can be found here

Event Website

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Watch for our sailors as they hit the waters of Lake Michigan and compete against some of the best in the world!

Photo: Saiing Energy

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