Canada’s Celebration of Sailing

Oct 17, 2023 - Oct 17, 2023 | Port Credit Yacht Club, Mississauga, Ontario

This occasion marks the pinnacle event of the season for Sailing in Canada where our nation’s high-performance sailors of past, present, and future will reunite with each other and welcome guests to celebrate outstanding performances and experiences.

Click for photos from the 2023 reception.

Highlights of the 2023 reception included:

  • Meet and greet with members of today’s National Sailing Team and Development Squad
  • Send off to Canada’s 2023 PanAm Games Sailing Team
  • Launch of the count-down to the Olympic Sailing event at the Paris 2024 Games
  • Stories from the Helm – a captivating panel interview with 4 or 5 Canadian Performance Sailors. Olympian and Rolex Sailor of the Year, Chris Cook shared a tale before leading this crew of icons to share stories of their own, including Sarah Douglas, Andy Roy, Karen Morch and Lee Parkhill!
  • The awarding of Sail Canada’s Rolex Sailor of the Year

In a waterfront setting, guests were treated with hors d’oeuvres, complimentary cocktails and  refreshments, and a gift.

Reunite at Canada’s next Celebration of Sailing reception!

While celebrating Canadian performance sailing, the event serves to support it. Tax receipt will be issued with every ticket. Attendees – in person or virtual – are encouraged to show their spirit with a top-up donation on each ticket.

Donations to Canada’s High Performance Program are welcome at any time. Simply click on Sail Canada’s Donation Page.

Sponsor & Supporter Opportunity:

  • Canada’s Celebration of Sailing reception event holds opportunities for sponsors and support partners. Groups or individuals interested in finding out how they can be showcased at this event should contact