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We are very excited to have received so much interest in our spring 2022 CANSail Instructor Clinics.   There are only a handful of spots left in our CANSail 1-4 Technical Clinics and Coach Boat Safety Clinics for the season. You can check clinic availability here.   To service this unprecedented demand, we would like to offer CANSail Instructor clinics this Fall. To better understand what our community needs, we...

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Canada Summer Games Trials are complete! ⛵ Congratulations to the following sailors that qualified to represent BC:   29er Female: Grace Poole & Jessica Hirschbold 29er Male: Colin Gilley & Matt Young Radial Female: Victoria Coady Laser Male: Tim Mendham   Spring Dinghy Champs at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club saw some very breezy conditions on Saturday with gusts to 30 knots. It was second of 2 Trials Regattas for Canada Summer...

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BC Sailors competed at the US Sailing ODP regatta at the Alimitos Bay Yacht Club.  This event was the Canadian qualifier for the World Youth Sailing Championships in The Hague, The Netherlands July 8-15 2022. Congratulations to BC Sailors who won the Canadian spot at this regatta: Kite Foil (Foiling Kiteboard) Nathan Pearce 29er Male Colin Gilley & Matt Young 29er Female  Claire Ramsey & Natasha...

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POSITION: Multiple positions available for Mobile Optimist Sailing School Instructors   Full job description and details here.   BC Sailing is seeking experienced and self-reliant instructors to run MOSS programming around the province for varying week positions. Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 30 and eligible to receive the Canada Summer Jobs Grant.   Minimum qualifications required: Trained (certified preferable) CANSail 1 & 2 Instructor or Higher Standard...

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It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of 1996 Paralympic medalist in Para Sailing David Cook from Victoria, BC; on Friday, January 14, 2022, at the age of 62.   David Cook (Cookie), who was diagnosed at age 17 with a degenerative and incurable neurological disease called Spinal Muscular Atrophy, competed at the 1996 Paralympic Games in Atlanta at which time Para Sailing was...

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We are honoured to announce the 2021 BC Sailing Awards Recipients! Full Announcement Here!   Female Youth Sailor of the Year: Jessica Hirschbold & Grace Poole have dominated the 29er fleet at competitions across Canada throughout 2021. This dynamic duo came first overall in the 29er at the 2021 (CORK) Canadian Olympic Training Regatta Kingston. Grace and Jessica attended their first European Championship and represented Team Canada at the 2021 Youth...

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Royal Vancouver Yacht Club’s Andrew McCorquodale sails to victory, winning both the 2021 52 SUPER SERIES and Rolex TP52 World Championship.   Winning by the slimmest of margins; Takashi Okura’s TP52 Sled team were crowned champions at the 2021’s 52 SUPER SERIES and Rolex TP52 World Championship in Palma, Mallorca. Andrew McCorquodale says that they had a “rollercoaster” event.  Holding a lead of one point on both championships...

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