2023 Pan American Games

Oct 20, 2023 - Nov 05, 2023 | Santiago, Chile

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Classes Canadian situation Current qualification situation
ILCA 7: men ☑️Canadian spot qualified by James Juhasz, on July 4, 2022, with his 3rd place at the 2022 ILCA North American Championships in Kingston.

Qualification for Canadian athlete:
Princess Sofia Regatta (Palma, SPA)
March 31-April 8

Next opportunity for qualification:
US Open Sailing Series
February 2-5
Clearwater, Florida

  • 5 spots out of a total of 17 available in Clearwater
  • 4 countries and five spots have been already allocated for the 2023 Pan American Games: Canada, Puerto Rico, USA, Chile (2 spots)
  • 8 last countries to qualify later
ILCA 6: women ☑️Canadian spot qualified by Clara Gravely, on July 4, 2022, with her 4th place (3rd on the women’s side) at the 2022 ILCA North American Championships in Kingston.

Qualification for Canadian athlete:
Princess Sofia Regatta (Palma, SPA)
March 31-April 8

Next opportunity for qualification:
US Open Sailing Series
February 2-5
Clearwater, Florida

  • 5 spots out of a total of 17 available in Clearwater
  • 5 countries and five spots have been already allocated for the 2023 Pan American Games: Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, Chile, Uruguay
  • 7 last countries to qualify later
49er: men Next opportunity to qualify a spot and to qualify for Canadian athlete:
US Open Sailing
February 2-5
Clearwater, Florida*In Clearwater, the top Canadian team will also qualify itself for the Pan American Games if Canada qualifies for a spot in this class
Next opportunity for qualification:
US Open Sailing Series
February 2-5
Clearwater, Florida

  • Last 3 spots out of a total of 8 available in Clearwater
  • 5 countries already qualified for the 2023 Pan American Games: Argentina, Chile, Columbia, Uruguay, USA
49erFX: women With the qualifier planned for the 49erFX having been cancelled, Panam Sailing will move forward with the procedure for the reallocation of the 5 unused quota spots, as outlined in the Panam Sailing qualification criteria (https://panamsailing.org/)

If Canada is allocated a spot, the team will be selected at the Princess Sofia Regatta in April

  • 5 spots out of a total of 8 still available: with the qualifier planned for the 49erFX having been cancelled, Panam Sailing will move forward with the procedure for the reallocation of the 5 unused quota spots, as outlined in the Panam Sailing qualification criteria (https://panamsailing.org/).
  • 3 countries already qualified for the 2023 Pan American Games: Brazil, Chile, USA
Nacra 17: mixed/mixte With the qualifier planned for the Nacra 17 having been cancelled, PanAm Sailing will move forward with the procedure for the Reallocation of the 5 unused quota spots, as outlined in the Pan Am Sailing qualification criteria (https://panamsailing.org/).

*If Canada is allocated a spot, the team will be selected at the Princess Sofia Regatta in April

  • 5 spots out of a total of 8 still available: with the qualifier planned for the Nacra 17 having been cancelled, PanAm Sailing will move forward with the procedure for the Reallocation of the 5 unused quota spots, as outlined in the Pan Am Sailing qualification criteria (https://panamsailing.org/).
  • 3 countries already qualified for the 2023 Pan American Games: Argentina, Chile, USA
IQFoil: men/hommes Next opportunity to qualify a spot and to qualify for Canadian athlete:
US Open Sailing
February 2-5
Clearwater, Florida*In Clearwater, the top Canadian team will also qualify itself for the Pan American Games if Canada qualifies for a spot in this class
Next opportunity for qualification:
US Open Sailing Series
February 2-5
Clearwater, Florida

  • 3 spots out of a total of 9 available in Clearwater
  • 5 countries already qualified for the 2023 Pan American Games: Argentina (X2), Brazil, Aruba, Chile-
  • 1last country to qualify later
IQFoil: women/femmes Next opportunity to qualify a spot and to qualify for Canadian athlete:
US Open Sailing
February 2-5
Clearwater, Florida*In Clearwater, the top Canadian team will also qualify itself for the Pan American Games if Canada qualifies for a spot in this class
Next opportunity for qualification:
US Open Sailing Series
February 2-5
Clearwater, Florida

  • 3 spots out of a total of 9 available in Clearwater
  • 4 countries already qualified for the 2023 Pan American Games: Brazil, Peru, Chile, Mexico
  • 2 last countries to qualify later
Kiteboarding: men/hommes Next opportunity to qualify a spot and to qualify for Canadian athlete:
US Open Sailing
February 2-5
Clearwater, Florida*In Clearwater, the top Canadian team will also qualify itself for the Pan American Games if Canada qualifies for a spot in this class
Next opportunity for qualification:
US Open Sailing Series
February 2-5
Clearwater, Florida

  • 3 spots out of a total of 8 available in Clearwater
  • 3 countries already qualified for the 2023 Pan American Games: Brazil, Antigua and Barbuda, Chile
  • 2 last countries to qualify later
Kiteboarding: women/femmes Next opportunity to qualify a spot and to qualify for Canadian athlete:
US Open Sailing
February 2-5
Clearwater, Florida*In Clearwater, the top Canadian team will also qualify itself for the Pan American Games if Canada qualifies for a spot in this class
Next opportunity for qualification:
US Open Sailing Series
February 2-5
Clearwater, Florida

  • 3 spots out of a total of 8 available in Clearwater
  • 2 countries already qualified for the 2023 Pan American Games: Brazil, Chile
  • 3 last countries to qualify later
Sunfish: men/hommes Opportunity to qualify for Canadian sailor if Canada get a spot:

2023 North American Championships
June 8-11, 2023
Springfield, ILL

Next opportunity for qualification:
2023 Mid-Winter
March 30-April 1
Pensacola, FL

  • 7 spots out of a total of 8 still available
  • 1 country already qualified for the 2023 Pan American Games: Chili
  • 7 last countries to qualify later
Sunfish: women/hommes et femmes Opportunity to qualify for Canadian sailor if Canada get a spot:

2023 North American Championships
June 8-11, 2023
Springfield, ILL

Next opportunity for qualification:
2023 Mid-Winter
March 30-April 1
Pensacola, FL

  • 7 spots out of a total of 8 still available
  • 1 country already qualified for the 2023 Pan American Games: Chili
  • 7 last countries to qualify later
Snipe: mixed/mixte Opportunity to qualify for Canadian sailor if Canada get a spot:

Surf City/Atlantic Coast Championship
June 17-18, 2023
Surf City, N.J.

Next opportunity for qualification:
2023 Western Hemisphere & Asian Championship
March 14-19, 2023
Algarrobo, CHI

  • 5 spots out of a total of 8 still available
  • 3 countries already qualified for the 2023 Pan American Games: Argentina, Chili, Ecuador
  • 5 last countries to qualify later
Lighning: mixed/mixte Opportunity to qualify for Canadian sailor if Canada get a spot:

2023 Canadian Selection Event
Date TBC
Kingston/Toronto

Next opportunity for qualification:
2023 Pacific Cup
April 6-9, 2023
Algarrobo, Chile

  • 2 spots out of a total of 8 still available
  • 5 countries already qualified for the 2023 Pan American Games: Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Chili, Peru, U.S.A.
  • 1 last country to qualify later