2019 Blind Fleet Racing World Championships,
Kingston Yacht Club, Kingston, Ontario, Canada,
1st-8th September 2019.
We are pleased to inform BSI members and blind sailors worldwide that the 2019 Blind Fleet Racing World Championships, subject to the successful signing of the contract, will be hosted by Kingston Yacht Club, Kingston, Ontario, 1st to 8th September, 2019. The event will be sailed in Shark 24s on Lake Ontario. The racing format of three classes and boat crews of four sailors–two visually impaired, two sighted–will remain unchanged, maintaining continuity with the 2017 World Championship.
BSI looks forward to working with Kingston Yacht Club and Blind Sailing Canada, who are confident their excellent sailing location, friendly and well-managed onshore facilities, and expertise hosting numerous championships and Olympic trials, will deliver an extremely successful event for blind sailors.
Watch for additional information from BSI regarding contract confirmation and further details.
Fair winds and seas,
— Vicki Sheen
Chairman, Blind Sailing International (BSI)
Here are links to background information on the Kingston (Ontario) Yacht Club: