Kingston, May 20, 2022 ÛÒ Sail Canada announced today the 2022 Talent ID Camps and Canadian Youth Squad Trials Camps.
With a calendar of eight camps scheduled for 2022, Sail Canada and Ontario Sailing are pleased to announce the first one will be held June 4-5 at the Royal Canadian Yacht Club (RCYC) in Toronto. More details, as well as registration form, is available at https://www.sailing.ca/talent-id-camps/.
Here is the full schedule:
June 4-5: Royal Canadian Yacht Club (Ontario)
July 14-15: Gimli Yacht Club (Manitoba and Alberta before Sail West)
August 1-3: National YOTS (double handed) Kingston (Ontario)
August 5-7: National YOTS (single handed and I420) Kingston (Ontario)
September 2-4: Ontario AshbridgeÛªs Bay Yacht Club (Ontario)
September 30-October 2: (Quebec)
October 1-2: Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron (Nova Scotia)
(Dates for the British Columbia camp will be announced shortly.)
“These talent ID camps are focussed on skill development for coaches and athletes as well as serving as the selection process for the 2023 Canadian Youth Sailing Trials Camp scheduled for January 2-6 in Clearwater, Florida”, stated Sail Canada High Performance Director Mike Milner. “This camp brings our best athletes from across the country together to learn and get better as an entire group.”
More details are available on Sail Canada website ÌÊ www.sailing.ca.
About Sail Canada
Established in 1931, Sail Canada is the national governing body for the sport of sailing in the country. Sail Canada is a leading international sailing nation, proud of its world class athletes, lifelong participants and inclusive culture. The organization and its members are committed to excellence by developing and training its leaders, athletes, sailors, instructors, coaches and officials. With the valued support from our partners, the Provincial Sailing Associations and our member clubs, schools, organizations and stakeholders, sailing is promoted in all its forms. By setting standards and delivering programs from home pond to podium for Canadians of all ages and abilities, from dinghies to keelboats, cruising to navigation, windsurfing to powerboating and accessible sailing, Sail Canada sets sail for all, sail to win and sail for life.
A sport in the Olympic program since the first Games in 1896, except in 1904, the pursuit of success in these Games is what fuels the focus of Sail Canada as Canadian athletes have so far achieved nine Olympic and five Paralympic medals.