Georgia Lewin-LaFrance


Georgia Lewin-LaFrance

Athlete Bio

Growing up, Georgia found her passion for sailing at the Chester Yacht Club. She soon joined the Canadian Optimist Atlantic Sailing Team, along with the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron Race Team. From a young age, Georgia knew she wanted to compete at an Olympic Games.

In the Fall 2021, her team won the bronze medal at the 2021 49erFX European Championships held in Greece, then finished 6th overall at the 2021 49erFX Sailing World Championships in Oman, posting the best Canadian performance ever at this competition that has been held since 2013. Her team was also named Sail Canada 2022 Rolex Sailors of the Year.

Georgia graduated from Queen’s University with an undergraduate degree in civil engineering. With her sister, she is aiming to medal at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.

Athlete Stats

Team2022 Canadian Sailing Team


Recent Results

Year Competition Location Placing
20222022 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World ChampionshipsSt. Margarets Bay, CAN14
2022Sail Canada 2022 49er & 49erFX Senior ChampionshipsKingston, ON2
20222022 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 European ChampionshipsAarhus, DEN22
2022Kiel WeekKiel, GER3
2022World Sailing Hempel World Cup (at the 51st Princess Sofia Trophy) Mallorca, SPA24
20222022 US Open Sailing SeriesMiami, U.S.A.2 (with Galen Richardson)
20212021 49er FX ChampionshipsOman6
20212021 49er FX European ChampionshipsThessaloniki, GRE3
2021Alexander The Great Cup 2021Thessaloniki, GRE11
20212021 49er FX Canadian Senior ChampionshipsKingston, CAN1
20212021 Cascais International Week Act IICascais, POR17
2021Cascais 49er and 49erFX Championships Cascais, POR15
2021Lanzarote International RegattaLanzarote, ESP24
202049erFX World ChampionshipsGeelong, AUS39
201949erFX North American ChampionshipsKingston, CAN2
20192019 49er FX Canadian Senior ChampionshipsKingston, CAN1
2019CORK OCRKingston, ON1
20192019 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 Junior Worlds ChampionshipsRisor, NOR21
2019Kieler WocheKiel, GER23
2019Hempel World CupMiami, USA33
2018CORK OCRKingston, CAN9
2017World Sailing Youth Worlds6
2017Open Europeans25
2017i420 Nationals1

  • Rolex
  • Helly Hansen
  • Gallagher Skippers' Plan
  • BMO Sail Canada MasterCard
  • Government of Canada