Sail Canada Announces the 2021 Kitefoiling Program

With the recent inclusion ofåÊ kitefoiling to the Olympic games Sail Canada is proud to announce the 2021åÊ Kite foiling program.åÊ TheåÊ program will be focussed on domestic training camps and events for this year with further additions and enhancements leading up to the 2024 Games. Sail Canada also recognizes our provincial partners, Ontario Sailing, BC Sailing and Federation Voile Quebec as well as the dedicated volunteers who have worked tirelessly to produce the 2021 schedule.åÊ

The program will be led in 2021 by Dan Cunningham. Dan is a previous Canadian Sailing Team member, and has an extensive background in foiling and coaching. We welcome Dan to the team and look forward to him leading the foilers to performance success.åÊåÊ

It is Sail Canada‰Ûªs goal to have the best kitefoilers in Canada come to train together with the goals of performance at the 2021 Senior and Youth World Championships and beyond.

There will be a maximum of 6 athletes per coach at the camps. Acceptance for entry to these training camps will be decided based on the following items:

  1. Proven performance in kites or other Olympic classes
  2. Commitment to training
  3. Long term potential
  4. Equal men/women split (except for Women’s clinic)
  5. Ability to commit to all camps and World Championships
  6. Ability to consistently foil around a windward leeward race courseåÊ

To apply for these camps please fill in the online registration form found in the table below. Successful applicants will be informed within one week of the posted deadline.

If you have general program questions please contact Mike Milner ( or Katie Sweeting (

If you have camp specific questions please contact Dan Cunningham (

See all the details on the Sail Canada kite training here!


2021 Sail Canada Kite Foiling Program – Training CampsåÊ

Camp Focus Dates Location CoachåÊ Registration Link Deadline to ApplyåÊ Cost
#1 Board and kite handling, maneuvers and starting May 14-16 Montreal, QC Dan Cunningham April 15, 2021 TBD
#2 Tactics and strategy on the race course and competitors will take part in the TS & CC Icebreaker regatta May 20, 21- 24, 2021 Toronto, ON Dan Cunningham April 20, 2021 $200 plus event fee
#3 Speed and rig set up and will be run before the 2021 FORK regatta including some practice racing on full size course July 16 – 18 &åÊ 19 – 22 Kingston, ON Dan Cunningham June 16, 2021 TBD
#4 Pre- World Championships camp – athletes planning to attend the 2021 World Championships and will focus on large fleet starting and speedåÊ August 20-27, 2021 Seattle or Squamish Dan Cunningham July 20, 2021 $250
#5 This camp is designed for women who currently kite and want to improve or learn specific racing skills to maximize performance – could be open to non foiling female kiters wanting an intro into racing. July 9-11, 2021 Squamish,BCåÊ Dan Cunningham June 9, 2020 TBD
#6 Canadian Sailing Team Camp October 25 – November 21, 2021 Comox, BC TBD September 25, 2020 $70 per day for accommodations/meals and coaching



Domestic Regatta scheduleåÊ

OrganizeråÊ Event DatesåÊ Location CoachåÊ Event Website Cost
Tom WhartonåÊ TS & CC Icebreaker Regatta May 22-23, 2021 Toronto, ON TBD As per event registration
Mac Morrin FORK Regatta July 23-25, 2021 Kingston, ON Dan Cunningham As per event registration
Marianne Davis CORK OCRåÊ August 13-17, 2021 Kingston, ON TBD As per event registration
Mike Milner 2021 World Championships September 2- 16, 2021 China or Italy (TBC) TBD TBD $400