Racing will take place July 23-24
Hudson, QC, July 21, 2022 ÛÒ Hudson, QC, will play host to approximately 140 sailors from Ontario and Quebec, July 23-24, as they will be taking part in the 2022 Sail Central competition.
Held by the Hudson Yacht Club in conjunction with the Fruitbowl Regatta, the event is part of a series of three Regional Championships that are overseen by Sail Canada, which also include an event in the Western area and another in the Atlantic that both took place last weekend.
The 2022 Sail Canada Sail Central event will showcase races in the ILCA 4, ILCA 6, Optimist and Club 420 classes with:
-U15 sailors in the Optimist class;
-U17 sailors in the ILCA 4, ILCA 6 and 420 classes;
-Open class sailors in ILCA 4, ILCA 6, 420 and Optimist classes.
These competitions provide a chance for sailors to train and compete with high-level sailors in their area, 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.
It will be the first edition of Sail Central since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
More info is available through Sail Canada’s website at https://www.sailing.ca/events/2022-sail-central/.
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.