10/22/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 10/22/2019 07:23
Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 - Kingston, ON
Sail Canada is pleased to announce the hosts for our 2020 Championships!
2019 was an exciting year for these events. With great turnouts, weather, and company, we are looking forward to another great summer ahead. Mark your calendars and stay tuned as the NORs release next year!
Sail East at Bay Wind Regatta St Margarets Sailing Club, Glen Haven, NS July 16th - 19th 2020
St Margarets Bay is one of the many great sailing venues in Eastern Canada and is no stranger to hosting regional, national, and international events. Over the years, SMSC has hosted numerous Sail Canada regional and national championships, and the conditions rarely disappoint. This year, Sail East will be held in conjunction with the Bay Wind Regatta, an annual event at St Margarets Sailing Club that is held every July.
Sail West Gimli Yacht Club, Gimli, MB August 6th-9th 2020
Gimli Yacht Club was originally borne out of a need for a sailing centre for the 1976 PanAm Games in Winnipeg. Since that time, it has hosted regional, national and international championships, including a second PanAm game in 1999. Most recently, Gimli hosted the Sail Canada Sail Central Regional Championships and Canadian Laser Championships in 2016 and was the sailing venue for the 2017 Canada Summer Games.
Sail Central at Fruitbowl Hudson Yacht Club, Hudson, QC July 16th-19th 2020
The annual Sail Central Championships will be held at no other than the Hudson Yacht Club. Sail Central will once again be hosted in partnerships with Hudson's Sail Central Regatta, as it has been for the last number of years. As the years have passed, HYC has always put on a great event, welcoming everyone with open arms and putting on a great regatta.
Youth Championships Royal St. Lawrence Yacht Club, Montreal, QC August 27th-30th 2020
Royal St Lawrence Yacht Club has a long tradition of hosting events and the club is very excited to be hosting the 2020 Canadian Youth Championship next summer. One of Quebec's premier yacht clubs, RStLYC has a long history of producing successful dinghy and keelboat sailors and has been host to numerous championship regattas over the years.
Senior Championships at CORK OCR Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, Kingston, Ontario August 14th-18th 2020
Based at the Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, CORK is one of the most reputable event leaders. The freshwater sailing capital of the world is home to one of our main Championships. Year after year, CORK continues to bring together sailors, volunteers for great racing.
Women's Keelboat Championships Hudson Yacht Club, Hudson, QC Date TBD
Looking forward to seeing familiar faces at these events next summer!
Photo: TSG Photo - Christian Bonin