Upon the completion of the final Canadian ISAF Youth Worlds qualifying event in Clearwater, Florida, USA, Sail Canada has announced their team for the 2013 ISAF Youth Worlds set to be held in Limassol, Cyprus from 13-20 July.
While most of the ten person strong Canadian team will make their ISAF Youth Worlds debut in Cyprus, three will make their second appearance.
Ali Ten Hove returns in the 420 Girls with a different skipper in Allie Surrette. Sailing with Meredith Megarry at the 2012 ISAF Youth Worlds in Dublin Bay, Ireland Hove came through in 21st.
Also returning with a new crew is Frederique Tougas. Tougas sailed with Florence Pepin Delhaes in 2012 finishing 23rd and returns for his second ISAF Youth Worlds alongside Cameron Sawyer.
Laser Radial Boys sailor Hugh Macrae is the final returnee from the 2012 ISAF Youth Worlds.
The full team:
Laser Radial Boy - Hugh Macrae (KYC)
Laser Radial Girl - Corinne Peters (RNSYS)
420 Girls - Allie Surrette (RNSYS) & Ali ten Hove (KYC/RNSYS)
420 Boys - Jake Megaffin (RNSYS) & John Alexander Sapp (RNSYS)
29er (Mixed) - Frederique Tougas (PCYC/CVL) & Cameron Sawyer (KYC)
Windsurfer Girl - Fannie de Alcaia (CVDM)
Windsurfer Boy - Gabriel Verrier-Paquette (CVDM)
Sail Canada is finalizing the coaching staff for the 2013 ISAF Youth Worlds and will be making an announcement shortly.