July 21, 2022

Canadian Waszp ChampionshipsPortsmouth Harbour in Kingston was the site of this weekend’s Canadian Waszp Class Championship with 18 boats on the line. While the winds did not fully cooperate, the regatta was able to stage six races and bring the fleet together for its biggest event ever in this country.

The Waszp class is supported by CAN Sail GP which, through its We CAN FIL initiative has brought enthusiastic encouragement and several boats to foiling in Canada. The philosophy is to help the Canadian Sail GP concept by creating excitement across the country, developing foiling sailors and ardent fans.

Galen, Jackson, Lauren

 

L-R Galen Richardson 2021 Cdn champ (3rd 2022), Jackson McCauley 2022 Cdn champ, Lauren Laventure 4th overall top female

 

 

 

 

 

 



Foiling Needs Windfoiling needs wind

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



WASZP Clean UpSail GP is committed to sustainability, inclusivity and diversity so part of the regatta included a big clean-up by the participants












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