Competitors

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Skipper: Brian Arthur

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Hometown: Toronto, Ontario

This is my fourth year of sailing.  During that time I have competed in international regattas including 3 World Championships.

I sail regularly with Blind Sailing Canada.

Looking forward to my first regatta at the helm.

Main Trimmer: Tammy Adams

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Hometown : Toronto, Ontario

This is my second year of sailing.  I sail regularly with Blind Sailing Canada.  

I am thrilled to have the opportunity to sail in my first regatta.

 

Jib Trimmer: Ola Yakymchuk

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Hometown: Toronto, Ontario

I have been a member of NYC, participating in weekly racing for 15 years, as well as many regattas.  I have been with Blind Saiing Canada for 5 years.  

Looking forward to experiencing my first Blind Sailing Regatta and a fun weekend of racing.

 

Tactician: Yvonne Mellows

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Hometown:  Toronto, Ontario

I have raced for several years as a member of ABYC.  As part of a ladies team I competed in Women’s Sailing Regattas in Toronto and elsewhere on fleets of Sharks, T-Birds, J24s and Santanas.  Five years ago I joined Blind Sailing Canada (Toronto) and I sail in their recreational, cruising and racing programs.  

Looking forward to new challenges, meeting new people and a great weekend of racing.

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Skipper: Chris Jonas

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Hometown:  Toronto, Ontario

I have competed in 6 blind international sailing regattas including 2 Worlds and 2 U.S. Nationals.  Looking forward to great competition, great sailing and great fun at the regatta.

Main Trimmer: Taylor Katzel

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Hometown: Kingston, Ontario

 

Jib Trimmer: Madelyne Maingot

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Hometown: Toronto, Ontario

 

Tactician: Don Leslie

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Hometown: Guelph, Ontario

 

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Skipper: David Brown

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Hometown: Toronto, Ontario

I have represented Canada at 6 world blind sailing championships coming 3rd in 2014 and 2nd in 2015. I’m looking forward to the first ever Canadian regatta with new participants!

Main Trimmer: Joshua Cook

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Hometown: Yellow Knife, North West Territories

I’ve raced with family, friends and at camp.  I’m looking forward to the first blind sailing regatta with international competitors.

Jib Trimmer: Nick Allison

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Hometown: Kingston, Ontario

I’ve raced on Olson 30s, Solings and R-Class.  I’m looking forward to new challenges!

Tactician: Bruce Rand

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Hometown: Kingston, Ontario

I’ve been racing since I was fourteen years old and have competed at 2 Worlds and multiple North Americans.  I’m looking forward to learning the needs of the skipper.

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Skipper: Ben Smith

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Hometown: Oakland, California

Four years of helming for California One.  Looking forward to seeing old friends and making new ones!

Main Trimmer: Philip Kum

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Hometown: San Francisco, California

Nine years as trimmer for California One.  Looking forward to seing old friends and making new ones!

Jib Trimmer: Danette Davis

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Hometown: Berkeley, California

Nine years crewing on California One.  I’m looking forward to seeing old friends and making new ones!

Tactician: Steve Bayles

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Hometown: Concord, California

My background includes being the California racing coach and tactician along with 30 plus years of racing.  I’m looking forward to seeing old friends and making new ones.

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Skipper: Jasmine Schuchardt

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Hometown: Toronto, Ontario

1996 was my first regatta in a dinghy and came 2nd and have loved it ever since.
Looking forward to everything about the event, the whole regatta atmosphere, and fun new learning experience.

Main Trimmer: Glen Barron

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Hometown: Markham, Ontario

Jib Trimmer: Madeleine Beese

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Hometown: Oakville, Ontario

Tactician: Andre Beese

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Hometown: Oakville, Ontario