Please select your home edition
Edition
Gul 2020 LEADERBOARD

Canadian sailors at 2019 Pan Am Games - Day 5

by Sail Canada 7 Aug 2019 19:39 PDT 3-11 August 2019
2019 Pan Am Games © Sail Canada

The sun brings wind in Paracas, Peru. Day five at the 2019 Pan Am Games saw all Canadian sailors hit the water, racing in 8-12 knots. The stakes become high as each fleet competes for a spot in the medal race tomorrow.

The battle is on for our 49er duo, Alexander Heinzemann and Justin Barnes. Chasing the opportunity to qualify Canada a spot for the 2020 Olympics, this team has been giving it their all throughout the event. "Today we saw more breeze which we were happy to see, but also brought some more challenging racing" the team states. "Points are close and we have a good battle on our hands for tomorrow." Currently neck and neck with the USA, these sailors will fight it out during the two scheduled races for tomorrow, leading into the medal race on Friday.

In the Laser Radial, Sarah Douglas moves up the scoreboard sitting in 2nd place after day five. Sarah comments: "We had great conditions for today's racing. Three races in the famous Paracas breeze, and I'm happy to continue to work on my goals and learn each day. Looking forward to the last 2 races before the medal race on a Friday!"

Standings after Day 4:

  • Laser - Robert Davis - 7th
  • Laser Radial - Sarah Douglas - 2nd
  • Sunfish - Luke Ramsay - 1st
  • RS:X Women - Olivia Mew - 6th
  • Kiteboarding - Michael Brodeur - 5th
  • 49er - Alexander Heinzemann and Justin Barnes - 4th
  • 49er FX - Ali Ten Hove and Mariah Millen - 4th
  • Nacra 17 - Allie Surette and Max Flinn - 9th
  • Lightning - Richard Walsh, Alex Cox, and Nikka Stoger - 7th
Don't miss a moment of racing by tracking our Canadian sailors here.

All results can be found here.

Related Articles

Sail Canada CEO statement in response COVID-19
Number one priority is the health, safety and well-being of our sailing community Sail Canada is aware that many of our clubs face significant challenges as the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak rapidly evolves in Canada. Our number one priority is the health, safety and well-being of our sailing community, our member clubs. Posted on 24 Mar
Helly Hansen Canadian Sailor of the Month
Congratulations to Tim Irwin If you've been to CORK, you've probably seen Tim Irwin. Whether he was organizing volunteers, managing gear, helping at the launch ramp, out on the water, or just walking through the boat park, he has always been an instrumental part of events in Kingston Posted on 14 Mar
Sarah Douglas named 2019 Rolex Sailor of the Year
Honoured with the most prestigious Canadian National sailing award This evening, Sarah Douglas from Ashbridges Bay Yacht Club was honoured with the most prestigious National sailing award of the year at the Carlu in Toronto, Ontario. Posted on 7 Mar
Sail Canada and Wind Athletes announce investment
For Canadian Team going to the Olympic Games Working with Wind Athletes Canada, Sail Canada is pleased to announce a sponsorship of $50,000 dollars that will go towards athlete expenses leading up to and preparing for the Olympic Games. Posted on 6 Mar
Dates set for 2020 Women's Keelboat Championships
Hosted at Hudson Yacht Club on 1-4 October Sail Canada is excited to announce that dates have been set for the 2020 Women's Keelboat Championships! The event will be held from Thursday, October 1 to Sunday, October 4 at Hudson Yacht Club in Hudson, QC. Posted on 26 Feb
Gallagher Skippers' Plan Female Athlete of Year
Sarah Douglas continues to produce improving results Sarah has continued to produce improving results over the past three years while on the Canadian Sailing Team, highlighted by a 7th place finish at the Ready Steady Tokyo Olympic Test event and winning a Gold Medal for Canada at the 2019 Pan Am Games. Posted on 22 Feb
Helly Hansen Canadian Sailor of the Month
Congratulations to the Pat & Lynn Lortie In 2008, Pat and Lynn Lortie said goodbye to their everyday life to pursue their dream; making their way into the Great Loop and head out on a three-year sailing odyssey. Posted on 15 Feb
Sail Canada Awards
Rolex Sailor of the Year will be revealed soon Sail Canada is proud to announce the recipients of the 2019 Sail Canada Awards and the Rolex Sailor of the Year Finalists... Posted on 6 Feb
Canadian sailors at Hempel World Cup Series overal
Kyle Martin stands on the podium at the Miami World Cup Another Miami in the books! The 2020 Hempel World Cup Series wrapped up today leaving sailors with a lot of mixed emotions. Posted on 26 Jan
Canadian sailors at Hempel World Cup Series day 5
Canada secures a spot in the 470 Men for Tokyo 2020 Another trying day at the 2020 Hempel World Cup Series in Miami. After minimal racing yesterday due to the weather, today marked the last opportunity for sailors to move up the scoreboard before the medal races of tomorrow. Posted on 25 Jan
Official-Event-Store-Red-alt1  728x90 BOTTOMHenri-Lloyd 2020 FOOTERZhik 2020 AnneMarieRindom FOOTER