Team Qualification

National Team Qualification

2018-19 Sport Canada carding selection criteria 

The Sport Canada carding cycle starts on May 1, 2018.

The 2018 Sport Canada carding application process consists of the follwing steps:

1- Completed Yearly Training Plan, using the provided Sail Canada template (please contact Sail Canada for template).
       a. It is important that each athlete completes his or her YTP in concert with his or her coach. The attached document is a template that we would like each athlete to use when developing his or her YTP in as much detail as possible with the athlete's realistic training and competition program.

2- Identify who you asses to be the following:
     a. Your coach (include contact information)
     b. Your strength and conditioning coach/ trainer (included contact information)
     c. Other members of your support team (ex. Mental Trainer, Physio, Fundraising lead….)

3- Sail Canada Skills Matrix - to be completed by you, the athlete and your coach (please contact Sail Canada for Skills Matrix)

4- A Letter of Intent - please use this letter to outline your goals and targets in sailing and your intentions as a member of the Canadian Sailing Team. Why do you believe that you should be a National Team carded athlete? Why do you believe you should be an identified athlete within the Canadian HP system.

5- Signed 2018 Athlete Agreement (coming soon)

6- Sport Canada Application - AAP Program 

7- Complete the online application 

Submissions should be send to
Questions should be sent to

EVENT & TEAM Qualification Criteria:

Youth Worlds Team Qualification

2018 Canadian Youth World Team Selection Criteria

Please complete Part B of the Youth Worlds selection criteria if you would like to be considered for selection to the 2018 Youth Worlds Team. Please note that participation in the Targeted Events (see Part A of selection criteria) is required.

Part B: Athlete Program and Performance Evaluation
To be considered for selection, eligible athletes and teams are required to submit a detailed application for selection to the 2018 Youth Sailing World Championship . Applications to be considered for selection must include the following information:
1. Sailing resume of results including all competed events from January 1, 2016 to the end of March 25, 2018 (include results from 2018 targeted event);
2. Completed training and competition plan from November 1, 2017 to end of selection events plus proposed training and competition plans from March 2018 through the Youth Worlds July 14, 2018;
3. Personal coach(es) and other expert staff supporting the training and competition plan;
4. Cover letter from each sailor addressing their goals for the 2018 Youth Sailing World Championships and how this event fits into their long term goals as a high performance sailor.

Sail Canada reserves the right to validate all submitted information through interview, auditing of results, and consultation with class-specific sailing experts.
Top ranked prospective athletes in the Targeted Events will be invited to submit an application to be considered for selection to the 2018 Youth Sailing World Championships, which must be received by Sail Canada’s High Performance Director - Ken Dool ( by 5:00 pm EST on March 31, 2018.

Submissions or questions should be sent to

Call for Applications - RSX - 2018 Canadian Youth World Team

2018 Youth Olympic Games Team Selection Criteria

Athlete Appeal Procedure 

The Canadian Sailing Team is selected annually from Canadian sailors who are competing in the Olympic and Paralympic events. Selection for the Canadian Sailing Team is based upon the results of the World Championships and National Qualification Regattas.


Country Qualification:
Pan American Games 

Schedule "A"- Nationality Policy for Major Games and ISAF Events