July 31st-August 1st, 2021
Canadians will be invited to discover the joy of sailing or to enjoy their favourite sport this summer, particularly over the weekend of July 31st and August 1st as Sail Canada, in collaboration with the Provincial Associations, sailing clubs and schools across the country, will stage various initiation activities during the 2021 #GoSailing days.
The events will be held in accordance with the public health and social measures that will be in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Organizations who are looking to take part in these #GoSailing days can record the activities they are planning on July 31 and August 1. They have until July 20 to do so.
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Family initiation to sailing
A total of 350 sailing clubs and schools from across the country will be invited to organize initiation activities as well as family sailing expeditions. Check out the calendar >
Everyone #GoSailing on the road to Tokyo
Canadian sailors will be invited to cheer for the Canadian Olympic Sailing Team by collectively sailing for a total of 1,500 hours, which represent the 12,000 km distance that separates Ottawa from Tokyo if one were to travel in a straight line between the two cities at an average speed of 5 knots. Sailors will be invited to record their time online and Sail Canada will make frequent updates over the weekend on the number of hours logged in through its social media.
Sail Canada is set to launch the first edition of the Canadian eSailing Championship on June 1st, and races will be organized through the Virtual Regatta platform on July 31st and August 1st. (More details coming soon)
Youngsters will be invited to draw the sailboat of their dreams on a new page for kids that will be available on Sail Canada’s website. (Coming soon)
More to come…