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Sail Canada introduces the 2024-2025 Canadian Sailing Team and Canadian Sailing Development Squad

by Sail Canada 4 Jun 16:21 PDT
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Sail Canada is pleased to announce the list of sailors who will be part of the 2024-2025 Canadian Sailing Team and Canadian Sailing Development Squad.

The 28 athletes were selected based on the Canadian Sailing Team Sport Canada Carding Criteria as well as on their overall performance over the 2023-2024 season.

Carded sailors from both the Canadian Sailing Team and the Canadian Sailing Development Squad receive financial support through the Sport Canada Athlete Assistance Program to help offset the costs related to their sport. Team members also receive tuition support for post-secondary education during their high-performance career or when they retire.

This year's Canadian Sailing Team and Development Squad are comprised of six new members:

  • Emily Bugeja (Vancouver, B.C.-RVYC), who has qualified to be nominated on Canada's Paris 2024 Olympic Games sailing team in women's kiteboarding. She also represented Canada at the Santiago 2023 Pan American Games.
  • Galen Richardson (Toronto, ON-RCYC) and Madeline Gillis (Halifax, N.S.-RNSYS), who represented Canada at the Santiago 2023 Pan American Games in Nacra 17 and who missed out on a qualification spot for the country for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games by just one point at the Last Chance Regatta.
  • Hunter Hoy (Kirkland, QC), who joins Sail Canada's Development Squad Member Arie Moffat in 2024 in 49er. Together, they finished the Sail Canada Paris 2024 Olympic Games Selection process in second place and took the 31st position at the Princess Sofia Trophy Regatta.
  • Sullivan Nakatsu (Hammonds Plains, N.S.-RNSYS), who recorded the top Canadian performances in more than a decade in ILCA 6 at the 2023 Youth Sailing World Championships, earning him a 12th-place finish and qualifying him for the 2024 edition.
  • Norman Struthers (Toronto, ON-RCYC), who took the third position overall in the Sail Canada Paris 2024 Olympic Games Selection process in ILCA 7.
Canadian Sailing Team
  • Sarah Douglas (Toronto, ON/ABYC) - ILCA 6
  • Jackie Gay (Victoria, B.C./RVicYC) - 2.4mR
  • Antonia Lewin-LaFrance (Chester, N.S./RNSYS/CYC) - 49erFX
  • Georgia Lewin-LaFrance (Chester, N.S./RNSYS/CYC) - 49erFX
  • Scott Lutes (Mahone Bay, N.S. - LYC) - RS Venture Connect
  • John McRoberts (Victoria, B.C./RVicYC) - RS Venture Connect
  • Bruce Millar (Victoria, B.C./RVicYC) - 2.4mR
  • Mariah Millen (Toronto, ON/RCYC) - 49erFX
  • Ali ten Hove (Kingston, ON/KYC) - 49erFX
Canadian Sailing Development Squad
  • Ryan Anderson (Halifax, N.S./RNSYS) - ILCA 7
  • Annalise Balasubramanian (Toronto, ON/RCYC/OST) - ILCA 6
  • Justin Barnes (Pickering, ON-RCYC) - 49er
  • Liam Bruce (Oakville, ON/PCYC) - ILCA 7
  • Emily Bugeja (Vancouver, B.C.-RVYC) - Formula Kite
  • Peter Eagar (Toronto, ON/NYC)- 2.4mR
  • Clara Gravely (Toronto, ON/ABYC) - ILCA 6
  • Madeline Gillis (Halifax, N.S.) - Nacra 17
  • Hunter Hoy (Kirkland, QC) - ILCA 7
  • William Jones (Aldershot, ON/ RHYC) - 49er
  • James Juhasz (Oakville, ON, OYS) - ILCA 7
  • Arie Moffat (Kingston, ON/KYC) - 49er
  • Mac Morrin (Kingston, ON/KYC) - Formula Kite
  • Sullivan Nakatsu (Hammonds Plains, N.S.-RNSYS) - ILCA 6
  • Galen Richardson (Toronto, ON-RCYC) - Nacra 17
  • Luke Ruitenberg (St Margaret's Bay, N.S./RNSYS) - ILCA 7
  • Thomas Staples (Beaconsfield, QC, Royal St. Lawrence Yacht Club) - 49er
  • William Staples (Beaconsfield, QC, Royal St. Lawrence Yacht Club) - 49er
  • Norman Struthers (Toronto, ON-RCYC) - ILCA 7
More information is available on Sail Canada website at

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