Learning Lessons the Hard Way

So if you followed my results during worlds you will have seen that I had a pretty terrible regatta, really off target from where I expected to finish. I thought I had prepared really well: I was feeling really fast in the training days leading up to racing, I was feeling strong and had been hitting PRs in the gym a few weeks before leaving, […]

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Getting Ready for Worlds!

Getting Ready for Worlds!

We finally have internet in our bungalow here in Medemblik, so I can do a blog update! Racing starts tomorrow (Monday August 21st) and goes for six days, with two races scheduled each day. You can look up results (and possibly live tracking and/or video) at the event site (click on results). We have been in the Netherlands for a week now, training and getting […]

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National Team 2017

National Team 2017

I am so excited to announce that I have been selected for the 2017-18 Canadian Sailing Team!   This has been my goal for many years, and is a major step in my dream to represent Canada at the Olympic Games. This past year I have made some really big strides in my sailing and have had much better competition results to show for it, […]

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North Americans 2017

North Americans 2017

Here is my re-cap of this year’s North American Champs in Vancouver! Overall it was a fantastic regatta, with good race management and probably the best conditions Vancouver can offer, which is a breezy thermal westerly. A couple days there was the classic English Bay flood making the tactics hitting the left-hand beach on the upwind and being careful not to get dragged into the […]

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More Miami Training

More Miami Training

Today is a rest day before the big event! Racing at the 2017 Sailing World Cup Miami starts tomorrow so today I am taking it easy, catching up on some work, and staying out of the sun. We have had some great training over the past few days here and I am feeling fast and excited to race! We have had three really productive days […]

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First Regatta of 2017

First Regatta of 2017

We finally made it to Miami! After some delays and an unexpected stop-over in Toronto, Erik (my coach) and I landed in Miami yesterday just after noon. We got right down to the boat park to unload and set up my laser. We spent that afternoon getting everything race ready: polishing the hull and foils, replacing some line, taping the spars, and checking out new […]

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Women’s Keelboating World Champs

Women’s Keelboating World Champs

The article below was written  for the Royal Victoria Yacht Club mainsheet. This year marked the return of the prestigious International Women’s Keelboating Championship in Rye, New York, after a 5 year hiatus. I was invited to join the team of four young BC sailors representing Canada this year. The International Women’s Keelboating Championship provides women keelboat and offshore sailors with high quality racing and […]

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Hello world!

Hello world!

Welcome to my blog! I’ll post updates here from competitions I attended, and share snippets of my everyday life.  

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