Offshore Racing

Sail Canada’s Offshore Group monitors and promotes Offshore Racing activities in Canada. Membership is currently Mike Evans (NS), Guy Perrin (ON), Richard Hinterhoeller (ON), David Sutcliffe (BC), and Diane Reid (ON). The Offshore group is represented on the World Sailing Oceanic and Offshore committee and the Special Regulations sub-committee.


Sail Canada also accredits Offshore Personal Survival training organizations and instructors in Canada.

Sail Canada recommends that offshore race organizers use the Offshore Special Regulations, and, where appropriate the Sail Canada Prescriptions to the OSR.

Stability Screening for Monohulls

For information about offshore sailing in your area, please contact your Provincial Sailing Association 

The Sail Canada Offshore Group can be contacted via

  • Rolex
  • Helly Hansen
  • Gallagher Skippers' Plan
  • BMO Sail Canada MasterCard
  • Government of Canada