2018 Nova Scotia Sailing Team Announced

Sail NS Team Logo

Mar 8, 2018

Sail Nova Scotia is proud to announce members of the Nova Scotia Sailing Senior Team and Prospects Group.

We are proud to be working with such a strong and talented group of athletes from the I420, Laser Radial, 29er, Laser Standard, Finn and Nacra 17 classes. It’s going to be an exciting season so stay tuned to keep up-to-date on the sailors’ updates, competitions and results!

Sail NS Sailing Team





Front Row; Right to Left: Sophie Hollett, Laser Radial; Lisa Ross, coach; Emily Roy, 29er; Sophie Carter, 29er; Evan Burns, Laser Radial; Mike Todd, coach
Back Row; Right to Left: Alex Fraser, I420; David Frost, I420; Moritz Heidenreich, I420; Luke Ruitenberg, Laser Standard; Ryan Dunphy, Laser Radial; Elsie Gillis, I420; Madeline Gillis, I420; Ben George, Laser Radial; Ryan Anderson, Laser Radial; Matthew Stevens, Laser Radial
Missing: Jack Groves I420; Gordon Stevens, Finn; Allie Surrette, Nacra 17; Max Flinn, Nacra 17

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