Royal Vancouver Yacht Club to host Sail Canada 2024 Sail West Championships

The competition will be held June 22-23

Kingston, May 10, 2024 – Sail Canada 2024 Sail West Championships will be held at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club, June 22-23, during the “Waves Regatta”.

The Notice of race for this event will soon be available and registration will open in the coming weeks.

Sail West and the “Waves Regatta” are expected to welcome more than 100 sailors from British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba in the 29er, Club 420, ILCA 4, ILCA 6, ILCA 7, Optimist and RS Feva classes. Athletes from other provinces may also take part in the competition.

Sail Canada Sail West 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.

Sail Canada full 2024 National Championships calendar 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.