Registration now open for the two YOTS in August

Kingston, July 28, 2022 – Registrations are now open for the two upcoming Youth Olympic Training Series (YOTS) for the National Youth Squad Trials Camps to be held in August in Kingston, ON: August 1-3 for 29er and August 5-7 for ILCA 6.

Part of Sail Canada‰Ûªs Identified Athlete Program (IAP), these clinics provide athletes with access to guest experts and coaches, and the ability to meet and train with other youth athletes from across Canada. In addition, six singlehanded and five doublehanded teams will be selected from these National YOTS Camps to attend the Canadian Youth Squad Trials Camp scheduled for January 3-8, 2023, in Clearwater, Florida.

Coaches and guest experts include past and present National team members, as well as provincial and club coaches.

To register for these events as an athlete or coach:

The YOTS Camps are part of Sail Canada Identified Athlete Program, presented thanks to the support of Sport Canada, Own the Podium, the Provincial Sailing Associations, Helly Hansen and Fogh Marine.

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.