After an awesome few months travelling and competing around Europe I am back in Kingston for the summer. The first event of the summer is a big one as the World Championships start here in Kingston on Thursday. It will be my first time competing in a world championships and given that this is a […]Read more "World Championships"
Like last year my spring season started in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. The Trofeo Princess Sofia Regatta is always a well attended and competitive event. This year, with the introduction of the new Sailing World Cup format, it was used as the qualifying event for Hyeres, France. As a result the fleet swelled to 160 […]Read more "European Spring"
This past fall was the first for the new Canadian Laser Squad. We spent September and October training in Kingston and once the weather turned cold we migrated south to set up shop in Clearwater, Florida. Fortunately the weather was very kind to us as it stayed warm late into the fall while also delivering […]Read more "On to a New Year"
When I last posted on this website I had just qualified for the National Team back in February. The spring season was a whirlwind and so I neglected to write here for a while. I’m launching the site again with a new format and will again be posting here regularly. The theme on this blog will be […]Read more "2014"
It’s been almost two weeks now since the end of the ISAF World Cup Miami regatta. Enough time to let it sink in and to get back into the regular routine of training. In reality not much has changed, I am still in Florida sailing having just completed an event in Fort Lauderdale last weekend […]Read more "ISAF Wold Cup Miami"
Going in to this trip my only experience with ocean sailing was second hand through my dad’s tales his adventures in the North Sea. His most famous story, in the sense that I could recite it word for word for having heard it so many times, recounts sailing in extreme survival condition. A massive wave […]Read more "Ocean Sailing"
Last week we wrapped up our final week of sailing in Canada with a National Team training camp at the Toronto Sailing and Canoe Club. We were treated to some interesting weather throughout the week that really drove home the point that sailing in Canada at this time of year should be avoided. After a […]Read more "Fall Training"