Disciplinary Hearings & Actions

Questions, reports, or comments on disciplinary matters should be sent by email or in writing to the Sail Canada CEO.

Name Regarding Decision
Bruce Brown Misconduct – Misrepresentation of official certifications Suspension from officiating activities

(5 years)

January 1st 2020 – December 31st 2024

Phillippe Pasquin Misconduct Suspension of Instructor/Coach Certification

(3 years)

January 1st 2021 – December 31st 2023

Sean Hewson Sexual Misconduct  

Lifetime Suspension from Sail Canada Events, Activities, and Certifications



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