Team Qualification

National Team Qualification

2019-2020 Sport Canada carding selection criteria 

The Sport Canada carding cycle starts on May 1, 2019.

The 2019 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 (please contact Sail Canada for Athlete Agreement)

6- Sport Canada Application - AAP Program 

7- Complete the online application 

Submissions should be send to
Questions should be sent to or

Deadline to submit applictions is March 18th @ 5:00 pm EST. 

EVENT & TEAM Qualification Criteria:

Youth Worlds Team Qualification

2019 Canadian Youth World Team Selection Criteria

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.



Internal Nomination Process - 2019 PAN AM Games 

Pan Am Intermal Nomination Process - Attachment A: Intetion to Compete

Pan Am Internal Nomination Process - Attachment B: Sail Canada Athlete Agreement 
Pan Am Internal Nomination Process - Attachment C: Sail Canada Code of Conduct
Pan Am Internal Nomination Process - Attachment D: Sail Canada Policy; Appeal Process and Dispute Resolution

Athlete Selection Procedures - 2019 Olympic Test Event - Enoshima, Japan

Country Qualification:
Pan American Games 

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