Kingston to host Sail Canada 2024 Formula Kite Senior Championships

The competition will be held July 5-7

Kingston, July 3, 2024 – Formula Kite, a new event to be held this summer at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, will be showcased in Kingston this weekend, July 5-7, during the Sail Canada 2024 Formula Kite Senior Championships.

Sail Canada 2024 Formula Kite Senior Championships will be hosted by CORK/Sail Kingston and held along with 2024 FOILKingston to includes competition in the WASZP, WindFoil and Formula Kite. Competitors from the U.S.A. and Caribbean nations will also take part in this event. Participants in Formula Kite competition can get points for the World Sailing rankings (50 points).

Amongst the Canadian athletes in action, Sail Canada Development Squad member Mac Morrin from Kingston will be at the starting line.

Races for Sail Canada 2024 Formula Kite Senior Championships will be held according to the following schedule:
-Friday, July 5: races are scheduled to start at 12pm
-Saturday, July 6: races are scheduled to start at 11 am
-Sunday, July 7: races are scheduled to start at 11 am

Sail Canada 2024 Formula Kite Senior Championships event is part of a series of seven Sail Canada National and Regional Championships to be held this summer. These competitions provide an opportunity 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.

More information about Sail Canada 2024 Sail West Championships is available at

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.