Canadian 2.4mR Sailors At Fall/Winter Regattas

In November 2022, 13 Canadian sailors attended the 2.4mR Open World Championships at Davis Island in Tampa, Florida. The competition was heavily impacted by Hurricane Nicole with only six races completed over two of the four scheduled days.  Bruce Millar from Royal Victoria Yacht Club was the top Canadian finisher.  Worlds results are here.

Between January and March, Canadians travelled to Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club (CHYC), Florida, to race in the five-regatta CanAm series hosted by the US 2.4mR US Class Association.  CHYC has been the winter home for 2.4mR sailors for 10 years.

The hospitable club’s top notch regatta management and weather attracted competitors from Victoria, Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa along with racers from the US and Puerto Rico. A steady temperature of 27C and good winds ensured close racing.  Again Bruce Millar was the top Canadian.  CanAm results here.  CanAm photos by Fran Burstein  are posted below.

CanAm 2023 Photos by Fran Burstein

CanAm #4, #5


CanAm #3


CanAm #1, #2




JGASF Independence Cup & U.S. Para Sailing Championship 2022

Independence Cup
Chicago, IL
August  4-7, 2022

Be our guest for a Fantastic Weekend of Racing, Food and Fun!

COVID-19 Guidelines will be in place.

  • 2.4 mR (Singlehanded) 
  • Independence 20 (Doublehanded) — All New Boats
  • Sonars (Triplehanded)
  • Professionally maintained fleet
  • All boats available at no charge
  • Coaches/racing clinic
  • Hotel accommodations (4 – Star Hotel) and ground transportation, courtesy of our generous sponsors
  • JGASF Travel Grants available
  • Saturday evening barbecue
  • Award ceremony
  • JGASF Swag 
  • And of course, Carol’s Cookies

All Independence Cup & U.S. Para Sailing Championship race and registration information will soon be available on the JGASF website  You’ll be notified when registration goes live. 

Don’t miss this event!


2022 Independence Cup Committee
Judd Goldman Adaptive Sailing Foundation

Winter Series Finale – Can Am 4&5 – US Nationals

March 28- April 2, 2022 – Port Charlotte FL.
Text by Shan McAdoo
Photos by Tina Weida
With 25 boats on the line for CanAm 5, winter sailing was back with a vengeance in Port Charlotte.  The US – Canada border reopened and our friends from North of the border showed up in force.

Can Am 4

The Can Am 4, a two day series started with light air, but then built over the 2 day series.  After 6 races, Dee Smith emerged victorious followed by Bruce Millar and Allen Liebel. in a 22 boat fleet.  This series was a perfect warmup for the next 3 days of sailing.

Can Am 5 (US Nationals)

This event started out with a howling 25 knot breeze. of the 25 entries 7 sailed the first day. The fleet showed up en-mass for days 2 and 3 of this event. There was a strong mix of Canadians, Americans, new fleet members and experienced sailors. In the end  Canadian Bruce Millar won Can Am 5, followed by Jeff Linton and Allen Liebel bested the 25 entries.
Jeff Linton was crowned US National champion as the top finishing US boat in the fleet followed by Dee Smith and Tony Pocklington.

Can Am Series

These events rounded out the winter long Can Am Series. While the early part of the series was hampered by a lack of Canadian competitors, there was no lack of rivalry for the the podium. In the end Dee Smith won, followed by Tony Pocklington and Rudy Trejo.

A Newcomer’s Perspective

As always the 2.4 meter class, and the folks in Port Charlotte are always welcoming new sailors.  Ric Dexter jumped off his J-105 and into a charter 2.4 meter. Here is what he had to say:
” Very competitive and high quality racing.  Club, racers and race committee extremely welcoming, friendly and professional.  Competitors were extra helpful to newbies, lots of tips and tricks shared making event fun for all.
Fleet is well behaved making it very comfortable with tight quarter racing.
My second year, big improvement every day for me personally.”

Links to Results


Upcoming Schedule

The fleet moves north for the Summer. There are no less than 5 great events planned in the US for this summer as well as several in Canada. The upcoming schedule includes:

  • Spring Invitational – Tred Avon Yacht Club, Oxford Maryland – April 30, 2022
  • Claggett Clinic & Regatta – Sail Newport, Newport, RI  – June 21, 2022
  • SBYC invite – Sandy Bay Yacht Club, Rockport, MA – July 8, 2022
  • US Disabled Nationals Independance Cup – Goldman Sailing,  Chicago, IL August 4, 2022

Check the Sailing Schedule on our web site for complete details.

Sailing Schedule Winter – Autumn 2022

 Sailing Schedule

Winter – Autumn 2022

Please see note below

CanAm #1

CanAm Series 2022

January 24 - 25, 2022Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club

Port Charlotte, FL
CanAm #2

CanAm Series 2022
January 27 - 29, 2022Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club

Port Charlotte, FL
CanAm #3 (Edge Sailing Midwinters)

CanAm Series 2022
February 19 - 20, 2022Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club

Port Charlotte, FL
CanAm #4

CanAm Series 2022
March 28 - 29, 2022Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club

Port Charlotte, FL
US Nationals CanAm Finale #5

CanAm Series 2022
March 31 - April 2, 2022Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club

Port Charlotte, FL
Tred Avon Yacht Club Spring Invitational
April 30 - May 1, 2022Tred Avon Yacht Club

Oxford, MD
Canadian Olympic Classes Icebreaker Regatta
The Etobicoke Yacht Club
May 21 - 22, 2022National Yacht Club

Toronto, ON
Fleet Championships

Incl. Boat Tuning Day
June 3 - 5, 2022Royal Victoria Yacht Club

Victoria, BC
Nepean One DesignJune 18 - 19, 2022Nepean Sailing Club

Ottawa, ON
C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and RegattaJune 21 - 26, 2022Sail Newport

Newport, RI
Interfleet Championship

Invitational only
June 25, 2022Royal Victoria Yacht Club

Victoria, BC
2.4 CanAm North Kickoff

2.4 CanAm Series Regatta #1
June 25 - 26, 2022National Yacht Club

Toronto, ON
2.4mR Training Camp & 1-Day Regatta
July 8 - 10, 2022Royal Victoria Yacht Club

Victoria, BC
Sandy Bay 2.4mR Invitational
July 8 - 10, 2022Sandy Bay Yacht Club

Rockport, MA
Sail West 2022
July 15 - 17, 2022Gimli Yacht Club

Gimli, MB
The National Event

2.4 CanAm Series Regatta #2
July 16 - 17, 2022National Yacht Club

Toronto, ON
Club Championship 2022

Invitational only
July 23 - 24, 2022Nepean Sailing Club

Ottawa, ON
2.4mR Team Racing
July 24, 2022Royal Victoria Yacht Club

Victoria, BC
Independence Cup & U.S. Para Sailing ChampionshipAugust 4 - 7, 2022Judd Goldman Adaptive Sailing

Burnham Harbor

Chicago, IL
2.4mR Training Camp & 1-Day Regatta
August 12 - 14, 2022Royal Victoria Yacht Club

Victoria, BC
Canada Summer Games 2022August 14 - 21, 2022Niagara-on-the-Lake Sailing Club

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
2.4mR Canadian Championship

2.4 CanAm Series Regatta #3
August 26 - 28, 2022National Yacht Club

Toronto, ON
2.4mR Pacific Coast Championships

May incl. a Training day
September 9 - 11, 2022Royal Victoria Yacht Club

Victoria, BC
2.4mR Great Lakes Regatta

2.4 CanAm Series Regatta Finale
October 8 - 9, 2022National Yacht Club

Toronto, ON
2.4mR World Championship 2022November 5 - 11, 2022Davis Island Yacht Club

Davis Island, FL
David Bleakney Ice BowlDecember 30, 2022Royal Victoria Yacht Club

Victoria, BC

Please Note:

  1. Regatta Organizing Authorities have the right to reduce the scope of their regatta in accordance with the current public health guidelines for COVID-19 (e.g. from a national/regional regatta to a local regatta)
  2. Sailors from out-of-town planning to attend a specific regatta are requested to contact the respective Regatta Organizing Authority at least 4 weeks in advance of the event to advise of their intention of participating and to receive news of any relevant changes.

Notices of Race and Results are linked above, where available.

Please also consult the Calendar

Canadian 2.4mR Class Notice of AGM 2021

To Canadian 2.4mR Members and Non-Members,
Notice of Annual Meeting

Note: Traditionally, the Annual Meeting of the Canadian 2.4mR Class Association has been
held at a time and place in conjunction with the annual Canadian 2.4mR Class Championship.
However, after the success of a virtual (Zoom) meeting last year, it became apparent that it was important that all our members be given the opportunity to attend the Annual General
Meeting, not just those who are at the Canadian Championship.
Date and Time: The meeting will take place Thursday November 18, 2021 at 7:30pm Eastern Time (4:30pm Pacific Time)
Who can attend? Members who have paid their 2021-2022 Class membership dues by
November 8, 2021 can attend and vote on any resolutions and election of officers for 2022.
Non-Members, including boat owners who have not paid their 2021-2022 Class membership dues by November 8, 2021, can attend as observers and may be invited to participate in the discussion, but will not be able to vote on resolutions and election.
How to Attend: A link to the Zoom Meeting website will be provided along with
Association financial statements on or before November 11, 2021 to Members. Non-Members may register for the AGM, if they have not received the invite, by sending a request to [at][dot] .
1. Reports from the Fleets (three minutes each maximum please)
2. Report from the President
3. Report from the Class Secretary
4. Report from the Treasurer including Class Financial Statements January 1, 2020 – March 31, 2021 and Interim Class Financial Statements April 1 – September 30, 2021
     a) proposal for 2022 Class Membership dues
5. Report from the National Measurer
6. Report of the Web Master
7. International Class Association Activities
8. Date for a Regatta Scheduling Meeting to be held in the Winter
9. Requests for proposals to host the 2022 Canadian 2.4mR Championship
10. 2022 North America 2.4mR Championships (whose turn Canada or USA?)
11. Election (appointment) of Officers (President, Secretary-Treasurer, Chief Measurer, Web Master)
12. Other Business
       a) Any other business brought forward
Brian Robinson
Canadian 2.4mR Class Secretary
Canadian 2.4mR Class Association e-mail: [at][dot]