Eight Bells – Alfred “Alf” Jenkins

Eight Bells – Alfred “Alf” Jenkins

Thursday November 1st, 2018 - Kingston, ON 

Sail Canada is saddened to hear the news of the tragic passing of Alfred Jenkins. A pioneer in the sport, Alf took to his love for sailing and made it his professional career as Executive Director of the Ontario Sailing Association, which he built into a model for sports governing bodies in Canada. Other sailing interests included the Shellbacks Club, the National YC Oldtimers Sailing Association (NOTSA), and youth sailing, in support of which he founded the Junior Club at the NYC.

Alf will be dearly missed. Sail Canada staff and Board of Directors offer our deepest sympathies to Alf's family and friends to during this difficult time.

A Celebration of Life gathering will be held Saturday, November 24, 2018 from 12-2 p.m. at the National Yacht Club, 1 Stadium Road Toronto. More information here