Welcome

Welcome to the Newfoundland & Labrador Sailing Association (NLSA) website.  NLSailing is the governing body for the sport of sailing in Newfoundland & Labrador and a partner of the Canadian Yachting Association (CYA).  Our website is new and still under development so brace yourself for some broken links and incomplete entries.  

Sail East

There will be a meeting for all dinghy sailors planning to attend the 2012 CYA Sail East regatta and U17 Championships this summer. The meeting will be held at the RNYC Sail School at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday July 19th.

07.17.12 - read more

Summer Race Training Camp 1

NLSA's Summer Dinghy Racing Training Camp #1 will be held the weekend of July 14/15, 2012 at the Royal Newfoundland Yacht Club. The camp is open to sailors age 10 and up interested in training for competitions this coming season and/or the 2013 Canada Games.

07.06.12 - read more

CYA Launches New CANSail Progam

CYA has launched the CANSail dinghy program, an updated training standards program replacing the traditional White Sail & Bronze Sail levels. CANSail allows sailors to learn and progress in any type of boat and consolidate key skills before adding more complex skills.

06.16.12 - read more

Report Expected to Influence Sailing Education

 

Yachting Australia recently released a report on consumer perceptions of sailing. The report is expected to shape future yacht club programs to increase membership and participation and frankly we wouldn't be surprised to see the impact felt here in Canada as well. 

06.15.2012 - read more

Coaching Clinics

NLSA will hold a Fundamental Coaching Course (FCC) on the weekend of June 23rd and a CANSail Trg Mod clinic for coaches on June 30th (with a makeup scheduled for the evening of June 10th)

06.19.2012 - read more

    

Spring Race Training Camp 2

NLSA's Spring Dinghy Racing Training Camp #2 will be held the weekend of June 16-17 , 2012 at the Royal Newfoundland Yacht Club. The camp is open to sailors age 10 and up interested in training for competitions this coming season and/or the 2013 Canada Games.

06.12.12 - read more

Spring Race Training Camp 1

NLSA's Spring Dinghy Racing Training Camp #1 will be held the weekend of June 2-3, 2012 at the Royal Newfoundland Yacht Club. The camp is open to sailors age 10 and up interested in training for competitions this coming season and/or the 2013 Canada Games.

05.30.12 - read more

Call for Interest

There will be a meeting this Sunday at 1pm at the Junior Sailing School for all dinghy sailors interested in dinghy sailing and racing this season. This includes sailors, coaches and parents. Anyone interested in the Canada Games Sailing Team, Laser, 420, or Opti dinghy racing, either locally or travelling to races in Nova Scotia and PEI this summer should attend.

05.14.12 - read more