We need your help to get there

In 2016 Queen’s Sailing won the Student Yachting World Cup, the world championship for collegiate keelboat racing.

This year, in October, we’re going back to France to win the worlds again.

We need your help to get there. Here’s our letter to alumni and supporters.

Our Budget

These are some of our anticipated expenses:

Airfare to France Student pays
Meals Student pays
Registration fee $7,500
Boat damage deposit $5,600
Car $1,000
Hostel $800
Hostel damage deposit $800
GPS $300
TOTAL $16,000
Please Donate – help us race at the Worlds

Our Keelboat Sailors

This is our squad. This is the team that flies to France in October.

NameHomeFacultyYear
Adrienne GaudreaultLunenburg Yacht Club (LYC)Kinesiology2019
Daniel SheedyQueen's City Yacht Club (QCYC)Arts2018
Emily BugejaRoyal Vancouver Yacht Club (RVYC)Engineering2021
Hugo MathiesonRoyal Canadian Yacht Club (RCYC)Commerce2020
Iain Doran-DesBrisayNational Yacht Club (NYC)Engineering2020
Marc de VerteuilQueen City Yacht Club (QCYC)Engineering2020
Rachel HarrisQueen City Yacht Club (QCYC)Linguistics2018
Siobhan MacDonaldMabou Sailing and Boating Club (MSBC)Engineering2020

SYWOC 2018 Training Schedule

Ongoing

  • Weekly training at KYC on J80, Farr 30, Olsen 30, and Sharks.

Winter 2018

May

  • ABYC Open Regatta (May 26 – 27th, Toronto) – 5th place finish.

June

  • RCYC Open (June 16 – 17th, Toronto) 1st place in fleet, 2nd in IRC overall.

July

August

September

  • Weekday training at KYC on J-80, Farr-30, and Sharks.
  • MAISA keelboat events (tbd)
  • 1D Cup (September 14 – 16th, Toronto)

October

  • Weekday training at KYC on J-80, Farr-30, and Sharks.
  • MAISA keelboat events (tbd)
  • Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta (October 6 – 7th)