Call for Applications - Nacra 15 & RSX - 2017 Canadian Youth World Team

Call for Applications - Nacra 15 & RSX - 2017 Canadian Youth World Team

Monday, May 29th, 2017 - Kingston, ON

Sail Canada is now accepting applications for the 2017 Canadian Youth Worlds Team to compete in the Nacra 15, RSX Girls and RSX Boys.

Applicants must be nationals of Canada and under the age of 19 years on December 31 2017 (born after December 31 1998).

Selection for the 2017 Canadian Youth Worlds Team includes an assessment of the athletes programs and performance leading up to and including the championship, carried out by the Sail Canada High Performance staff. Sail Canada will only nominate an applicant that the High Performance staff assesses as the strongest potential performer who is also at the appropriate stage and age of development to compete at the 2017 Youth Worlds.

Applications must be submitted to Colleen Coderre ( & Agustin Ferrario ( by June 4th 2017 and should include the following:

• Athlete information:
o Full Name as it appears on your passport
o ISAF Sailor ID
o Date of Birth (dd/mm/yyyy)
o Emails & contact phones for athlete and parents.
o Contact info for coach leading athlete’s program.
• 2017 Yearly Training Plan leading up to Youth Worlds.
• Strength and Conditioning program
• Process goals for continued improvement up to the event as well as intended
delivery for these goals
• Goals and objectives at the youth worlds

About Youth Worlds:
Find below an outline of information relevant to your preparation and planning.

2017 Youth Sailing World Championship
Sanya, China
December 9 - 16, 2017
Event Website
Notice of Race

Sail Canada Coaching Staff
The selection process for the coaches travelling to China is still underway but is intended to be finalized and announced before the 1st of September 2017. It is the intention of Sail Canada to send the most qualified and appropriate coaches who best represent the needs of the athletes as well as the objectives of Sail Canada.

Agustin Ferrario – Team Leader
TBD -Team Coach
TBD– Team Coach

For additional information:
Team Leader - Agustin Ferrario -
High Performance Coordinator -