Paralympic Sailing

Sailing starts Saturday at the Paralympics with races from September 1-6. Results should be available here (http://www.london2012.com/paralympics/sailing/schedule-and-results) or here (http://www.sailing.org/paralympics).

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This post was written by mheseltine on August 29, 2012

Paralympic and Olympic Teams: Logan Campbell is on the team!

The Canadian Yachting Association is pleased to announce the following Olympic and Paralympic sailors who will be nominated to the Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Paralympic Committee for inclusion on the 2012 Canadian Olympic and Paralympic team:
Olympic Sailors
Richard Clarke, BC; Tyler Bjorn, QC Men’s Keelboat – Star
Greg Douglas, ON Men’s One Person Dinghy Heavy – Finn
David Wright, ON Men’s One Person Dinghy – Laser
Danielle Dube, NS Women’s One Person Dinghy – Laser Radial
Gordon Cook, ON; Hunter Lowden, ON Men’s Skiff – 49er
Mike Leigh, BC; Luke Ramsay, BC Men’s Two Person Dinghy – 470
Zac Plavsic, BC Men’s Windsurfer – RS:X
Nikola Girke, BC Women’s Windsurfer – RS:X

Paralympic Sailors
Paul Tingley, NS One Person Keel Boat – 2.4mR class
Bruce Millar, BC; Logan Campbell, SK; Scott Lutes, QC Three Person Keel Boat – Sonar class
John McRoberts, BC; Stacie Louttit, BC Two Person Mixed Boat – SKUD

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This post was written by mheseltine on June 4, 2012

Kiteboarding is in the 2016 Olympics

The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has announced that kiteboarding will replace windsurfing at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

The events to be contested at the 2016 Olympic Games are confirmed as:
Men’s Kiteboarding
Women’s Kiteboarding
Men’s One Person Dinghy – Laser
Women’s One Person Dinghy – Laser Radial
Men’s One Person Dinghy (heavy) – Finn
Men’s Two Person Dinghy – 470
Women’s Two Person Dinghy – 470
Men’s Skiff – 49er
Women’s skiff – 49er FX
Mixed Two Person Multihull – Nacra 17

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This post was written by mheseltine on May 16, 2012