Sail Canada introduces the 2021-2022 Canadian Sailing Team and Canadian Sailing Development Squad
May 4, 2021
.: Meet the athletes :.
Kingston, May 4, 2021 – Sail Canada is pleased to announce the members of the 2021-2022 Canadian Sailing Team and Canadian Sailing Development Squad.
The 29 sailors were selected based on the Canadian Sailing Team Sport Canada Carding Criteria as well as on their overall performance during the 2019-2020 and 2020-21 seasons.
Carded members of both the Canadian Sailing Team and Canadian Sailing Development Squad receive financial support through the Sport Canada Athlete Assistance Program to help offset the costs related to their sport. Additionally, sailors receive tuition support for post-secondary education during their high-performance career or following retirement.
The Canadian Sailing team includes all the men and women who were nominated to the 2020 Canadian Olympic Team: Tom Ramshaw, Sarah Douglas, Ali ten Hove, Mariah Millen, Evan DePaul, Will Jones, Oliver Bone, Jacob Saunders and Nikola Girke.
Canadian Sailing Team and Nominated Olympic Team
Oliver Bone (Montréal, QC/RNSYS) – 470M
Evan DePaul (Burlington, ON/RHYC) – 49er
Sarah Douglas (Toronto, ON/ABYC) – Laser Radial
Nikola Girke (West Vancouver, B.C/RVYC) – RS:X W
William Jones (Jerseyville, ON/ RHYC) – 49er
Mariah Millen (Toronto, ON/RCYC) – 49erFX
Tom Ramshaw (Toronto, ON/SLYC & RCYC) – Finn
Jacob Saunders (Chester, N.S./CYC & RNSYS) – 470M
Ali ten Hove (Kingston, ON/KYC) – 49erFX
Canadian Sailing Team – Para sailing
Jackie Gay (Victoria, B.C./RVicYC) – 2.4mR
Scott Lutes (Montréal, QC/LYC/PCYC) – RS Venture Connect
John McRoberts (Victoria, B.C./RVicYC) – RS Venture Connect
Bruce Millar (Victoria, B.C./RVicYC) – 2.4mR
Canadian Sailing Development Squad
Ryan Anderson (Halifax, N.S./RNSYS) – Laser
Will Bonin (Toronto, ON/RCYC) – 49er
Samuel Bonin (Toronto, ON/RCYC) – 49er
Liam Bruce (Oakville, ON/PCYC) – Laser
Delani Hulme-Lawrence (Victoria, B.C./RVicYC) – 2.4mR
Maura Dewey (Victoria, B.C./RVicYC) – Laser Radial
Peter Eagar (Toronto, ON/NYC)– 2.4mR
Clara Gravely (Toronto, ON/ABYC) – Laser Radial
Fillah Karim (West Vancouver, B.C./RVYC) – Laser
Antonia Lewin-LaFrance (Chester, N.S./RNSYS) – 49erFX
Georgia Lewin-LaFrance (Chester, N.S./RNSYS) – 49erFX
Matti Muru (Etobicoke, ON/PCYC) – Laser
Luke Ruitenberg (St Margaret’s Bay, N.S./RNSYS) – Laser
Coralie Vittecoq (Montréal Ouest, QC/PCYC/BLBC) – Laser Radial
Andrew Wood (West Vancouver, B.C./RVYC) – 49er
Ryan Wood (West Vancouver, B.C./RVYC) – 49er
More information is available on Sail Canada website at www.sailing.ca.
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.