Kingston to Welcome 100 Sailors for Sail Canada 2021 Club 420 Youth Championships

Competitions will be held July 26-29

Kingston, July 26, 2021 ‰ÛÒ Kingston, ON, will play host to approximately 100 sailors, July 26-29, as they will be taking part in the Club 420 competition of Sail Canada‰Ûªs 2021 Youth Championships.

Held by CORK simultaneously with the CORK International Regatta, this event will welcome 50 teams coming from Ontario and Quebec. It will be the first one hosted by CORK since September 2019 due to the pandemic.

Sail Canada Youth Championships usually includes the i420, Club 420, ILCA 4 (Laser 4.7), ILCA 6 (Laser Radial) and 29er classes at one event. But this year, due to COVID-19 restrictions and precautions to be followed, the competition will take place as a series of smaller events.

Here is the schedule of the different Sail Canada Youth Championships events to be held in the upcoming weeks in Kingston:

July 26-29: Club 420

August 9-12: ILCA 4 (Laser 4.7) and ILCA 6 (Laser Radial)

August 18-22: 29er

Races for the Youth Championships in the Club 420 classes started Monday, July 26, and will continue until Thursday, July 29, inclusively.

More info is available through Sail Canada’s website at

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.