Glen Haven, N.S., host of Sail Canada 2024 Sail East Championships

The competition will be held July 19-21

Kingston, March 27, 2024 – Sail Canada 2024 Sail East Championships will be held in Glen Haven, Nova Scotia, July 19-21, during the Bay Wind Regatta at the St. Margaret Sailing Club.

The Notice of race for this event will soon be available and registration will open in the coming months.

At the 2023 edition, close to 150 sailors, most of them under 19 years old, from New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island as well as Newfoundland and Labrador were in action in the 29er, Club 420, ILCA 4, ILCA 6, ILCA 7 and Optimist classes. Athletes from other provinces also took part in the competition.

Sail Canada Sail East event is part of a series of seven Sail Canada National and Regional Championships to be held this summer. These competitions provide a chance for sailors to train and compete with high-level sailors in their region, in addition to serving as talent identification opportunities for regional and provincial sailing teams, as development and mentoring opportunities for coaches, as well as training and development opportunities for officials and volunteers.

Sail Canada previously announced that Sail Central 2024 will be held at the Ashbridge’s Bay Yacht Club, July 11-14, 2024, in Ontario.

Details regarding others Sail Canada National and Regional Championships will be communicated in the coming weeks.

Helly Hansen is the proud prize sponsor for the 2024 Sail Canada Championships.

Sail Canada Championships are funded – in part- by the Government of Canada.

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.