2021 Virtual Annual General Meeting & Leadership Summit

Oct 21, 2021 - Oct 22, 2021 | virtual


The 2021 AGM took place virtually on Friday, October 22nd.

Sail Canada congratulates Hugh McGugan on his acclamation as Chair for a second term, Zac Baum on his reelection to the Board for a 3-year-term, and Kelly Lyon on her election to the Board for a 3-year term.

Sail Canada would like to extend many thanks to departing Board member, Bob Greenhalgh for his dedication and commitment to the board over the past six years.

Thank you to our sponsors, Gallagher Skippers’ Plan, and everyone that joined us!

Click here for a recording of the 2021 Virtual AGM

Inclusion, Diversity and Equity to highlight Sail Canada Virtual Annual General Meeting Friday

The 2021 Sail Canada Annual General Meeting will take place virtually on October 22nd, 2021 at 5pm EDT.

Sail Canada Board of Directors, Staff, Provincial Sailing Associations, Committees, Coaches and Partner Representatives will meet in advance of the AGM to establish projects and working plans for 2022 and beyond, based on the confirmed organizational priorities, as outlined in the Strategic Plan.

The theme for Sail Canada’s 2021 AGM and Leader Summit is Inclusivity, Diversity & Equity (IDE). As such Sail Canada has partnered with Inclusion INC to offer IDE training to Sail Canada Board of Directors, Staff, Provincial Sailing Associations, Committee representatives in advance of the AGM.

Inclusion INC will facilitate an IDE panel discussion during the AGM on Friday evening.
“Exploring the Intersection of Safe Sport with Diversity and Inclusion”
This session will be moderated by Andrea Carey of INclusion INcorporated and will navigate how safe sport intersects with diversity and inclusion through a powerful panel discussion to surface what leaders in Sailing need to be considering as they work forward to create more safe, welcoming, and inclusive sailing experiences across the country. This session will explore some of the lived experiences of the panelists, while also looking forward to how we embrace these challenging situations to learn and grow together.

AGM Details and supporting documents are posted below as available.

Please join us for the 2021 Sail Canada Virtual Annual General Meeting!
The 2021 AGM will take place on Friday, October 22nd at 5pm EDT

Click Here to Register Now! 

To be entitled to vote, on the business of the AGM, on behalf of a member organization, please submit a completed proxy form to sailcanada@sailing.ca

All registered attendees, who hold proxies entitling them to vote on behalf of a Sail Canada member organization, will be emailed directly to be provided access to their unique voting url. Voting access will be sent directly to all eligible attendees, by email, by October 20, 2021.

AGM Notices + Documents (posted as available)
Notice of Annual General Meeting
2021 Annual General Meeting Slide Presentation
2021 Sail Canada Proxy Form Proxies will be accepted until October 20th.
AGM Minutes October 16, 2020
Announcement of candidates for election to the Board of Directors
Click on the links below to access each candidates bio and video (candidate videos will be made available the week of October 11th)

Candidate for Chair:

  • Hugh McGugan – ON; Bio

Candidates for Director at Large:

Annual Report
Report of the Audit Committee
Consider the Audited Financial Statements for the year ended April 30, 2021.
Provincial Sailing Association and Cadet Reports;

Related news:

2021 Notice of Annual General Meeting
The AGM will be held virtually on Friday, October 22, 2021 at 5:00pm EDT. Virtual meeting access will be provided to all members in good standing.
More details >

2021 Final Call for Nominations
Nominations for two Director at Large positions and the Chair position are to be received by Sail Canada no later than September 10, 2021. More details >

Gallagher Skippers’ Plan is proud supporter of Sail Canada’s AGM and Leader Summit

Thanks to our supporters, registered attendees to the Sail Canada AGM will be entered to win one of 5 or more draw prize gift packs!