Kingston, Ont. (September 11, 2017) – Zac Baum (Toronto, Ont.) and Darcy Wells (Rothesay, N.B.) of sailing have been named the Gabriel Pizza Queen’s University Varsity Club Athletes of the...

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Sep 11, 2017



This weekend marked the beginning of the 2017 season for the Queen’s Sailing Team. With just one regatta held this weekend, the team set high expectations sending four veterans to...

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Sep 10, 2017



The Queen’s Sailing team attended the 81st Colour Awards hosted by Queen’s Athletics & Recreation, where we were presented with the Queen’s Varsity Club of the Year award! Thanks to...

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On November 7th, 2016 Canada, represented by Queen’s University, became the second North American team to win the Student Yachting World Cup in its thirty-six year history. The Canadian team...

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by Clifton Kartner | Nov 7, 2016



Two regattas this weekend: Fleet Racing Nationals at RMC With a 20-25 knot breeze and large waves, it was an extremely windy day on Saturday. The race committee didn’t let...

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by Jeffrey Morris | Oct 29, 2016



Three regattas this weekend: CICSA Team Racing Nationals As the sailing season wraps up, six sailors traveled to Montreal this weekend to race on behalf of Queen’s for the CICSA...

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by Jeffrey Morris | Oct 23, 2016



Two regattas this weekend: 2016 Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta On Thanksgiving weekend, six sailors from the Queen’s sailing team headed to Larchmont, NY for the 2016 Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta (IOR). The...

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by Jeffrey Morris | Oct 9, 2016



During a busy weekend for the Queen’s Sailing Team, with teams competing in the SYWOC qualifier for Canada, the Can-Am Championships hosted by KYC in Kingston, and the Susan Rodgers...

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by Jeffrey Morris | Oct 2, 2016



MAISA North Fall Qualifier This weekend, four rookies, Matti Muru, Max Wilms, Michael Montages, and Iain Doran-Des-Brisay, traveled to Geneva, New York to sail at the MAISA North Fall Qualifier,...

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by Jeffrey Morris | Sep 25, 2016



NY Maritime Fall Open (SUNY Maritime College) In their second weekend of racing, members of the Queen’s Sailing dinghy team found success at SUNY Maritime College. Day one challenged the...

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by Jeffrey Morris | Sep 17, 2016



On Friday, April 22nd, Victoria Restivo, Katie Combaluzier, Christina Black, and Simone Larose made their way from Kingston to Geneva, New York, to race in the MAISA Women’s Championship at...

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Apr 22, 2016



Queen’s sailors Jonah Burke-Kleinman, Sean Magee-Saxton, Victoria Restivo and Denby McDonnell went to West Long Branch, New Jersey this weekend for the Leroy Grant regatta. This was a qualifying regatta...

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Apr 18, 2016



While many will spend their summer watching the 2016 Olympics on TV, three Queen’s students have the chance to represent their country in the Rio de Janeiro Games in Brazil...

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Mar 4, 2016



The ballots are in! Here's our 2016-17 Exec: Presidents Zachary Baum and Christina Black Vice Presidents Natalie Tanczak (Rec Sail)Reid Goldman (Ops)Adrienne Gaudreault (Regatta) Fleet Captain Cole Robertson Keelboat Fleet...

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Jan 21, 2016



Kennedy Cup The final weekend of 2015 competition season saw the Queen’s Sailing Team back in Annapolis for the U.S. Keelboat Nationals, the Kennedy Cup. With very strong finishes earlier...

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Nov 8, 2015



2015 CICSA Fleet Nationals The 2015 CICSA Fleet Nationals were hosted across the Harbour by Royal Military College. Here are the results:

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Nov 1, 2015



MacMillan Cup – October 24, 2015 McMillan cup is a high profile regatta featuring teams from two divisions fighting to qualify for Kennedy Cup, the American National Championships. The Keelboat...

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Oct 24, 2015



MAISA Women’s Championship Queen’s sailors attended the MAISA women’s qualifier this weekend at St. Mary’s College this weekend. In A fleet, Victoria Restivo skippered with crew Simone Larose, and Denby...

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Oct 24, 2015



CICSA Team Racing Nationals – October 24, 2015 Queen’s Sailing hosted Canadian Intercollegiate Sailing’s Team Racing National Championship. With seven teams participating in the three-on-three sailing competition, Queen’s was poised...

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Oct 24, 2015



Henry Luce Trophy at Old Dominion – October 17-18th, 2015 Queen’s Sailors were greeted by light winds Saturday morning and relaxed through a long postponement. Eventually the breeze filled at...

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Oct 19, 2015



Ottawa Invitational – October 17-18th, 2015: On Saturday, we saw relatively strong winds and cold conditions. The wind was blowing about 15 knots with heavy gusts and it averaged 3...

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Oct 18, 2015



CanAm Cup – October 3-4th, 2015: Queen’s sailors competed at home in the Can/Am cup and finished 1st and 2nd in a fleet of 13. The wind was huge on...

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Oct 4, 2015



CICSA Keelboat Canadian Championships – October 2-4, 2015: Queen’s Sailing competed in the CICSA SYWoC qualifier at Bronte National One Design and came first place, qualifying to represent Canada in...

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Oct 4, 2015



Princeton Women’s Regatta – September 26-27th, 2015: The Princeton Women’s Open Regatta was attended by Queen’s vets Nicole Czegledy and Denby McDonnell and rookie skippers Natalie Tanczak and Christina Black....

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Sep 27, 2015



North Fall Qualifier – September 26-27th, 2015: The Cornell Sailing Team hosted the North 1 Qualifier this past weekend. This regatta would qualify the top four boats for War in...

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Sep 27, 2015



McGill Open – September 26-27th, 2015: This weekend the Queen’s sailing team took to the 401 and headed to Montreal to face off against a number of Canadian schools at...

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Sep 27, 2015



Shields Regatta – September 18-20th, 2015: With less than optimal wind, but 28 degree Annapolis sunshine at the U.S. Naval Academy, the Queen’s Keelboat Team prepared themselves for a testing...

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Sep 20, 2015



LASER NORTH Saturday, September 12 2015: The regatta began later than expected, due to a lack of wind and storms on the radar, but after waiting, sailors headed out in...

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Sep 13, 2015



Sailors were met with light and patchy breeze, with A-Divison patiently awaiting a race. After a short delay on shore, Sean Magee-Saxton and Brendan Aulthouse went out and completed three...

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Sep 13, 2015



This past weekend, four of our women sailors participated in the MAISA Women’s Spring regatta. The event was hosted by St-Mary’s College of Maryland. Following a ten hour drive, with...

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Apr 26, 2015



Day 1 Sailing began in the mid-morning as the breeze rose to around 12 knots from the northwest with a few clouds. Sean Magee-Saxton (crew) and Zac Baum (skipper) were...

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Apr 19, 2015



POSTPONED Taking Queen's Sailing to the Next LevelWinning through Community Outreach, Leadership & Excellence Where LL156 – Basement of Goodes Hall (Underneath Victoria school building) When T.B.A. Draft Agenda TimingActiviity...

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Apr 1, 2015



Kingston Harbour is still frozen but we’re always thinking about sailing. Last week we assembled to generate some priorities for the coming year. We’ve got a long list of things...

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Mar 14, 2015



The ballots are counted! Here's our 2015-16 Exec: President Clifton Kartner Vice Presidents Claire Boileau (Regatta)Simone Larose (Ops)Sean Magee-Saxton (Rec Sail) Fleet Captain Nick Schwenger Keelboat Fleet Captain Connor MacKenzie...

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Feb 3, 2015



Highlights • Queen’s Sailing Team named the Sailor Of The Month by Sail Canada • 10 New Boats making a 20 boat fleet • Sponsors donate 20 sets of new...

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Dec 14, 2014



We just received a nice distinction from Sail Canada! Bonus! We got mentioned in Scuttlebutt too! While Leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race continues to provide sailing enthusiasts with...

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Dec 4, 2014



The Queens Keelboat Sailing team finished 2nd at the Kennedy Cup, the National Championship. With winter quickly approaching, the Queen’s Sailing Team headed south one last time to Annapolis, Maryland...

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Nov 9, 2014



The Queens Keelboat Sailing team competed this weekend at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. The team members were Clifton Kartner, Connor Mackenzie, Kieran Saddler, Claire Boileau, Cody...

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Oct 26, 2014



Taylor Stubbins, Kathryn Minkhorst, Liam Roberts and Victoria Restivo represented Queen’s sailing at the Kings Point dinghy open held by the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in New York. Saturday brought...

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Oct 26, 2014



See here for an engaging summary printed in RMC's e-Veritas. See here for lots of photos from RMC Athletics. Saturday October 25th 2014 Day 1 at the CICSA Fleet Racing...

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Oct 26, 2014



On October 18th and 19th, the Queen's Sailing Team and Kingston Yacht Club hosted the CICSA Team Racing National Championships. Six of the best Canadian University sailing teams braved the...

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Oct 19, 2014



Day 1 at the Luce Regatta at Kings Point started with a light SW breeze at 5-8 knots. As the day went on the breeze clocked farther right to a...

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Oct 18, 2014



Saturday, October 4: The first day of the Can/Am Cup was a classic Kingston fall day. Heavy winds and rain greeted ten Canadian and five American schools. Both divisions sailed...

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Oct 5, 2014



This weekend Queen’s Sailing traveled to New York City to sail at the North Fall One Qualifier hosted by Fordham University. Saturday, September 27 2014: The sailors began races on...

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Sep 28, 2014



This weekend Queen’s Sailing traveled to New York City to sail at the North Fall One Qualifier hosted by Fordham University. Saturday, September 27 2014: The sailors were postponed on...

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Sep 28, 2014



This weekend brought beautiful weather but light wind to the McGill Invitational. Teams from five other Canadian Universities attending the regatta included McGill, ETS, MacMaster, Ottawa, and Université du Québec...

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Sep 28, 2014



The Queen’s sailing team had a strong event in the Navy 44s this past weekend in Annapolis, finishing 2nd overall. The Gaels sailed almost exclusively in marginal conditions, which led...

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Sep 21, 2014



Katie Combaluzier ‘16, Marie Boileau ‘16, Jonah Burke-Kleinman ‘16, and Aaron Babier ‘15 raced the NY Maritime Fall Open. Saturday, September 20: Racing started promptly at 10:00am in a shifty...

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Sep 21, 2014



On September 19th &20th, Queen’s Sailing Team competed in the McMaster Invitational Regatta in Hamilton, ON placing 4th overall in the regatta! Eric Goldfarb and Isabella Mira in fleet A...

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Sep 20, 2014



At the Ottawa Invitational Regatta this weekend, Queen’s cleaned up in both fleets with skipper Alex Smyth sailing with Cameron Wyndham in A fleet; Nicole Czegledy as skipper with Denby...

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Sep 14, 2014



Simone Larose ‘17, Julia Manarin ‘17, Austin Stein ‘17 and Kieran Sadler ‘15 drove to Ithaca, NY on Friday evening, arriving around midnight. Saturday Racing began on Saturday with a...

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Sep 14, 2014



Queen’s sent sailors to the Webb Institute on Long Island on May 10-11 weekend to sail at the Engineers Cup. Nick Schwenger skippered with Jonah Burke-Kleinman in A fleet, while...

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May 11, 2014



From the official regatta summary: Saturday, April 19: Sailors arrived to a NW wind around 10-12mph and racing got underway at 9:45am. The breeze went up and down throughout the...

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Apr 20, 2014



Queen’s Sailing raced well at the North Spring Qualifier on April 12-13, 2014. John Machum and Simone Larose (2017) sailed in Division A while Eric Goldfarb and Anders Brown (2014)...

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Apr 13, 2014



We are delighted to announce our Male and Female Sailors of the Year are Greg Clunies and Flurry Hogg. Greg, a proficient Laser sailor, teamed up with Flurry, a rower...

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Apr 8, 2014



Ice boaters have to be flexible. Regattas are called on short notice, and competitors from everywhere converge on the best ice. And so it was with the 2014 DN Canadian...

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Mar 22, 2014



Today a dozen current QST members joined boosters at the Kingston Yacht Club to prepare for some serious fundraising. We’ll have more definite details soon, but if stars align our...

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by Queen's Sailing | Mar 5, 2014



SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2014 Rob Frost began his sailing journey at the Britannia Yacht Club in Ottawa for the junior sailing school and the BYC race team. At the age...

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Feb 23, 2014



Starting this summer Queen’s Sailing Team members are encouraged to bring their skiffs to Kingston to train together as a group through the summer and into the fall. There’s no...

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by Queen's Sailing | Feb 14, 2014



You’re not the only one wondering what time to watch the Olympic opening ceremonies. Olympic marathon runner and Queen’s alumnus Dylan Wykes will be watching from his current home in...

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Feb 7, 2014



Here’s our new Club leadership group: PresidentAlex Smyth Vice PresidentsClaire Boileau (Regatta)Nicole Czegledy (Ops)Aaron Babier (Rec Sail) Fleet CaptainNick Schwenger Keelboat Fleet CaptainClifton Kartner FundraisingIsabelle Mira Social CoordinatorsAndrew LerRiche and...

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by Queen's Sailing | Feb 5, 2014



As a member of the Canadian Intercollegiate Sailing Association (CICSA), the Queen’s Sailing Team competed in and won two national championships this year. The first event was the CICSA Fleet...

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Nov 4, 2013



On October 26-27 weekend, the Sailing Team sent athletes to three different competitions across Canada and the North-Eastern United States. CICSA Team Racing Nationals: Queen’s three-peat. In Montreal, six Queen’s...

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by The Team | Oct 27, 2013



Hosted at the Kingston Yacht Club, Oct 19-20 2013. Queen's Placed 1st in The Canadian Intercollegiate Sailing Association National Fleet Racing Championships followed by UBC in second and McGill in...

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by Will Schwenger and Mac Morrin | Oct 20, 2013



On November 23-24 weekend, seven members of the Queen's Sailing Team traveled to Larchmont, NY to sail at the Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta. IOR is annually organized by the Storm Trysail...

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by Queen's Sailing | Oct 12, 2013



LARCHMONT, NY -- Close to 450 college sailors from 49 schools racing 54 borrowed boats came together for the 2013 Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta, an event hosted by the Storm Trysail...

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by Queen's Sailing | Oct 12, 2013



Queen’s Open Saturday, October 5 Saturday started overcast and fairly cold, with a light breeze from the east. As the day progressed the clouds cleared and it got warmer. The...

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by Placeholder | Oct 5, 2013



September 28-29 2013 the Queen’s Sailing Team competed at the North Fall #1 Qualifier in Geneva, NY and the Princeton Women’s Regatta in Perth Amboy, NJ. The Gaels were represented...

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by The Team. | Sep 30, 2013



The weekend of September 21-22 2013 saw the Queen’s Sailing Team participate in the Maritime Fall Open Regatta. Skipper Joy MacDonald and crew David Kagan competed in the A-fleet finishing...

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Sep 21, 2013



On September 14th-15th 2013 the Queen’s Sailing Team competed in two regattas: The McGill Open in Montreal, and the Cornell Open in Ithaca, New York. McGill Cup The McGill Open...

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Here’s a transcript of the mailer sent out by Queen’s Athletics in June 2013. Dear … This is a pivotal time for Queen’s Sailing Queen’s Athletics & Recreation is recognized...

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Jun 28, 2013



For the last collegiate regatta before summer, Queen’s traveled down to Glen Cove, New York, for the 2013 Engineer’s Cup. Eight teams raced off of the beaches at the Web...

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by Nick Schwenger | May 11, 2013



On the weekend of April 13 & 14 the Queen’s Sailing Team took a trip down to Christopher Newport University in Virginia for the 2013 Leroy Grant Regatta. Eight teams...

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by Queen's Sailing | Apr 16, 2013



Queen’s sailing team will have to settle for a consolation prize. The Gaels finished sixth out of 15 teams at last weekend’s Mid-Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association (MAISA) North Spring Qualifier,...

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by Sean Sutherland | Apr 4, 2013



QST sailed in the MAISA Club Championships hosted by Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. The teams raced out of the Old Dominion University Sailing Center on Chesapeake Bay. Heather...

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This past weekend the Queen’s Sailing Team competed in two regattas, the Fleet Racing Nationals at McGill and the Henry Luce Regatta in New Jersey. Queen’s also traveled to McGill...

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This past weekend, October 20-21, Queen’s University hosted the Canadian Intercollegiate National Team Racing Championships, held at Kingston Yacht Club. Six teams from across Canada came and enjoyed a great...

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Despite it being a cold and wet weekend in Montreal, the Queen’s sailing team performed very well at the McGill Cup. In the first day of racing QST battled massive...

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The Queen’s Sailing team hosted the Queen’s Open Regatta this past weekend. Nine teams from Ontario and the North Eastern States participated. Skipper Matt Reeves competed in the A fleet,...

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This past weekend, September 22-23, the Queen’s Sailing Team competed at the Princeton Women’s Open at the Raritan Yacht Club in New Jersey. Kate Thomas, Hilary Grantmyre, Heather Richardson and...

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While the rest of the Queen’s Students were hard at work preparing for school during frosh week, the Queen’s University Match Racing Team were working equally hard in the south...

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by The Match Racing Team Members | Aug 25, 2012



The sailing team won’t be heading to a prominent North American championship later this month. On Sunday at Cornell University, Queen’s finished fourth at the North Spring Qualifier, missing out...

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by Nick Faris | Apr 5, 2012



March 31 - April 1 2012 hosted by Cornell in Ithaca, NY A Team was composed of Matt Sullivan and Andrew Leriche. B Team was Arielle Morgan and Roby Douglas....

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by Roby Douglas | Mar 1, 2012



The Queen’s Sailing Team was faced with heavy winds both at home and in Michigan. Nine teams participated in the Annual Queen’s Open, which ran this weekend at the Kingston...

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by Zoe Lewis | Oct 11, 2011



September 2011 Team Report By Zoe Lewis, Sep 28 2011 The Queen’s sailing team is off to a great start to the 2011 collegiate sailing season. Evert McLaughlin and Matt...

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by Zoe Lewis | Sep 28, 2011



As I was wandering around US Merchant Marine this weekend I noticed a few things that we could also do which I think would really help to foster a cohesive...

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by Will Schwenger | Sep 26, 2011



Last weekend, the Queen’s Sailing team placed third at the Middle Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association (MAISA) North Spring Qualifier hosted by Cornell University. This earns them a qualifying berth in...

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by Benjamin Deans | Apr 7, 2011



Pivotal Meeting held January 31st 2011 at KYC List of invitees New QST Executive Key members of the outgoing QST Executive Members from QST classes of 2013 and 2014 CYA:...

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Jan 31, 2011



It’s Zoe’s birthday, and her presents came early. No Breakdowns! No Protests! Great Results! Team Canada moved up from 8th to 6th with some consistent results. The day started off...

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by The STWOC Team | Oct 27, 2010



Here’s a transcript of the April 2010 newsletter. QST Singlehanders Sail Hard The Queen’s Sailing team had a great set of single handed sailing efforts in the fall. First at...

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Apr 15, 2010



The sailing team competed in two regattas on the weekend, placing eighth in the North Fall #2 regatta at the State University of New York Maritime College and fourth at...

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by Andrew Bucholtz | Oct 24, 2008



The Queen’s sailing team competed at three regattas Oct. 4 and 5, finishing first, third and 13th overall. At the Queen’s Open, hosted by the Gaels, Queen’s finished with a...

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by Amrit Ahluwalia | Oct 14, 2008



The sailing team competed in two regattas on the weekend, placing eighth in the North Fall #2 regatta at the State University of New York Maritime College and fourth at...

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by Andrew Bucholtz | Oct 4, 2008



Among the dizzying array of facts that bombard new students during frosh week, Kingston’s status as the freshwater sailing capital of the world is often overlooked. But as Journal staff...

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Poor health and high winds stifled Queen’s Olympic hopefuls Katie Abbott, Artsci’09, and J.D. Burnes, Artsci’10. Both represented Canada as the only current Queen’s students at the Beijing Olympics in...

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by Amrit Ahluwalia | Sep 5, 2008



North Spring #1 at SUNY Maritime Saturday: Spotty conditions, postponed for the majority of the afternoon. Races were called around 7pm after the completion of race 4B. Sunday: Similar conditions...

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by unknown | Nov 30, 2007



Many Queen’s varsity teams have accomplished great things so far this term, but none have travelled as far as the sailing team. Ten sailing team members sacrificed two-and-a-half weeks of...

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by Mike Woods | Nov 13, 2007



This year saw the Queen’s Sailing Team under new management with Nick Kaars-Sijpesteijn acting as president and an increase in the number of new team members. With the help of...

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by unknown | Apr 30, 2007



After the experience of a lifetime at this summer’s Olympic Games in Athens, Oskar Johansson and Bernard Luttmer are coming back down to earth. The Queen’s alumni were in Kingston...

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by Megan Grittani-Livingston | Sep 28, 2004



The moment John Curtis and Oskar Johansson have been working towards for the past four years is fast approaching. Athens is on the horizon, and they can’t wait. The Queen’s...

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by Megan Grittani-Livingston | Aug 27, 2004



Ted Livingston (Bellingham, Wash.) was presented with the Lifetime Service Award; Ken Legler (Medford, Mass.) was recognized for Outstanding Service; and Nathan Cowan (Oakville, Ontario, Canada) received the Student Leadership...

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by ISAF | Jul 3, 2002