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Canadian Open Championship & Canadian PAN AM Trials

The Canadian Open Championships are coming to the West Coast!

Click on this link to read a personal invitation to come to Vancouver from Fleet Captain Ian Weekes:  CAN Open Invitation and Information about KYC

Lightning Fleet 90 and Kitsilano Yacht Club are excited to host the 2023 Canadians and encourage you all to come and join us for two days of amazing racing on beautiful English Bay in Vancouver, BC. 

**Early arrivals are welcome! KYC hosts Thursday evening club races and early arrivals are welcome to take part. Join in and shake off the cobwebs ahead of the weekend!**

April Announcement:
This regatta will also serve as the CANADIAN PAN AM Trials. The top placing Canadian Team, sailing in the MIXED 
(2 female and 1 male) formation and meet nationality and minimum age qualifications will qualify to represent Canada in the 2023 Pan Am Games. 

The NOR will be updated soon to reflect this qualification and all requirements.

The Santiago 2023 Panam Games will be held October 25 – November 5, 2023.

The Sailing Events will be held in Algarrobo at the Cofradia Nautica del Pacifico. This is approximately 105 km west of Santiago, Chile.

There will be 12 events, 8 Olympic and 4 Regional. Of the 12 events, 4 are for Men, 4 are for Women and 4 are Mixed.

Full 2023 Panam Games Sailing Qualification System

Attention Canadian Sailors: Sail Canada requires all athletes to fill in the Pam-Am games intention to compete form found on page 12 on the link below.  They can return the signed document to

Sign up on this page is for planning purposes only.

 NOR and Official registration can be found on the KYC website here: Event Registration

Saturday, July 08, 2023 to Sunday, July 9, 2023
Kitsilano Yacht Club
2401 Point Grey Road
Vancouver, BC  

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Ian B Weekes
Area Championship
Registration is recommended
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Attendees pay for their own charges
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