Luke
Ruitenberg

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Athlete Bio

Luke started sailing at the age of nine when he joined the St. Margaret’s Sailing Club summer Opti intro program. From there, Luke progressed to the SMSC Opti Race Team and later joined COAST (Canadian Optimist Atlantic Sailing Team) where he began competing internationally. In 2011 Luke graduated to the Laser Radial and joined the RNSYS Race Team. A year later Luke won the Youth National Championships in Gimli, Manitoba. Since then, Luke has transitioned to the Laser Standard Olympic Class where he currently competes. Luke is also a studying business at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. Luke’s ultimate goal is to bring home an Olympic medal for Canada.

Athlete Stats

HometownSt. Margaret's Bay
ClassILCA 7
ClubRNSYS

Recent Results

YEAR COMPETITION LOCATION PLACING
2022 ILCA European Championships Hyères, FRA 74
2022 2022 ILCA North American Championships Kingston, CAN 5
2022 Kiel Week Kiel, GER 21
2022 ILCA 7 Men’s World Championship Riviera Nayarit, MEX 70
2022 French Olympic Week Hyères, FRA 46
2022 World Sailing Hempel World Cup (at the 51st Princess Sofia Trophy) Mallorca, SPA 57
2022 EurILCA Europa Cup Pollensa, SPA 9
2022 4th Portugal Grand Prix – Round 2 Vilamoura, POR 10
2022 US Open Sailing Series – Fort Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale, USA 7
2021 ILCA Standard Men’s World Championships Barcelona, SPA 70
2021 Senior ILCA European Championships Varna, BUL 46
2021 2021 ILCA 7 Canadian Senior Championships Kingston, CAN 1
2021 ILCA Coach Regatta Vilamoura, POR 22
2019 CORK OCR Kingston, CAN 1st
2019 Laser Standard Men’s World Championship Sakaiminiati, JPN 67th
2019 50th Trofeo S.A.R Princesa Sofia Palma De Mallorca, ESP 54th
2019 2019 Laser Canadian Senior Championships Kingston, CAN 1
2018 CORK OCR Kingston, CAN 7th
2018 Laser North Americans Long Beach, USA 16th
2018 Medemblik Regatta Medemblik, NED 8th
2018 Clearwater Midwinters East Clearwater, USA 16th
2017 CORK OCR Kingston, CAN 11th
2017 Laser Canadian Championships Kingston, CAN 9oth
2017 Atlantic Coast Championships 1st
2016 Laser North American Circuit 1st
2016 CORK OCR Kingston, CAN 4th