Sail Canada Championships

Sail Canada Championships

Sail Canada Championships bring training & racing opportunities for sailors, coaches & officials to your club. Sail Canada & local host organizing committees collaborate to deliver the annual championships that award regional and national titles.

Regional Championships

Proposals to host Sail West, Sail East & Sail Central are provided to Sail Canada by member organizations in good standing from the province of the region of Canada that the rotation tables below suggest.

  • West

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    British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba

  • Central

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    Quebec, Ontario

  • East

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    Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick


Sail Canada’s Regional Championships provide an opportunity for sailors to train and compete with high-level sailors in
their region. The purpose of the Regional Championships is to:

  • Provide opportunities for development of competitive youth sailors, through valuable training & racing
  • Award Open Champions in the Laser, Laser Radial, Laser 4.7, 420, 29er, Optimist & 2.4M classes
  • Award U17 Regional Champions in the Laser Radial, Laser 4.7, 420 & 29er classes
  • Award U15 Regional Champion in the Optimist class
  • Provide development and mentoring opportunities to coaches
  • Deliver training and development opportunities for officials and volunteers
  • Build legacy in the host region for future event hosting through development of officials, volunteers, venues &
    local resources
  • Serve as a talent identification opportunity for regional and provincial sailing teams
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National Championships

Youth Championships

Royal St. Lawrence Yacht Club, Montreal, QC
August 27th-30th 2020

Royal St Lawrence Yacht Club has a long tradition of hosting events and the club is very excited to be hosting the 2020 Canadian Youth Championship next summer. One of Quebec’s premier yacht clubs, RStLYC has a long history of producing successful dinghy and keelboat sailors and has been host to numerous championship regattas over the years.

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Senior Championships

Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, Kingston, Ontario
August 14th-18th 2020

Based at the Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, CORK is one of the most reputable event leaders. The freshwater sailing capital of the world is home to one of our main Championships. Year after year, CORK continues to bring together sailors, volunteers for great racing.

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Women’s Keelboat Championship

Hudson Yacht Club, Hudson, QC
Oct 1st-4th, 2020

Hudson Yacht Club was founded in 1909 and is situated on Lake of Two Mountains in beautiful Hudson. HYC has been a frequent host of Sail Canada Championships, being the venue of the Sail Canda Sail Central Championships for many years.

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