Volvo Car Volunteer of the Month

Volvo Car Canada has joined Sail Canada in recognizing volunteers from across the country who are dedicated to the sport of sailing. The program is designed to showcase volunteers who support their sailing community through participation with their club or school, by activating events or involvement with boards and committees.

Member Clubs and Registered Sailing Schools in good standing with Sail Canada are eligible to nominate a volunteer to be recognized.

To nominate a volunteer for consideration as a Volvo Car Volunteer of the Month follow these steps:

1) Confirm that your club or sailing school is member in good standing &/or registered for the year.

  • Member Clubs are listed here
  • Member Sailing Schools are listed here
  • Registered CANSail Training Sites are listed here
2) Click here for online nomination form and instructions for photo submissions to
Recognized Volunteers
October 2017  Glen Pollard of Gimli Yacht Club in Manitoba
September 2017   Chris Carberry of Cultus Lake Sailing Club in BC
July 2017   Heather McBriarty of Royal Kennebeccasis Yacht Club in New Brunswick
April 2017   David Covo & David Pelling (Point Claire YC), John Holmes (Britannia YC) & Mark Searle (Port Credit YC)
December 2016 / Ryan Kelly of Sail NL
November 2016 / Leo Quigley of Royal Newfoundland Yacht Club
September 2016 / Bryant Adlam of Humber Bay Sailing Centre in Ontario
August 2016 / Chris Aldridge of Victoria Beach Yacht Club in Manitoba
July 2016 / Margaret Wilton & the Organizing Committee of Sail East 2016 - Charlottetown Yacht Club in PEI
May 2016 / Warren Nethercote of St Margaret Sailing Club in Nova Scotia
April 2016 / Kevin Biskaborn of Fanshawe Yacht Club in London Ontario
March 2016 / David Sutcliffe of Royal Vancouver Yacht Club in BC
February 2016 / Colin Mann of Lunenburg Yacht Club in Nova Scotia
January 2016 / Peter van Muyden of Wabamun Sailing Club in Edmonton, AB
December 2015 / Garry Cotter, Paul Mendham & the Volunteers of the 2015 Optimist Dinghy Canadian Championships
November 2015 / Patrick Flaherty of Royal St Lawrence Yacht Club in Dorval QC
October 2015 / Gillian Thompson of Central Okanangan Sailing Association in Kelowna BC
September 2015 / Dan Steinitz of Bay of Quinte Yacht Club in Bellville Ontario
August 2015 / Tim Irwin of Kingston Yacht Club in Kingston Ontario
July 2015 / David Howard & the Volunteers of Toronto 2015 Pan Am Sailing Regatta
June 2015 / Annie Mitchell of Royal Canadian Yacht Club in Toronto Ontario
May 2015 / Tom Saunders of West Hawk Lake Yacht Club in Winnipeg Manitoba