Sailing Information & Features!

Celebrating All Things Sail-Related

While inventory levels continue to remain low among sailboat dealers, some of the sailboats on display at the Toronto Boat Show include new models from industry leading brands such as Beneteau / Anchor Yacht Sales, TES Yacht Canada, and Fogh Marine; along with booth displays from Swans Marina and Pat Sturgeon Yachts.

In addition, you will find more booths than anywhere in Canada with sailing accessories, electronics, services and more!

Sailor’s Day

Saturday, January 27

Come celebrate all that sailing has to offer! 

Whether you prefer to fly on some foils, race from your local club or cruise to remote destinations, this day is for you!

Connect with fellow sailors and industry experts while watching some inspiring and informative seminars that will leave you wanting to set sail!

Seminar topics range from sailmaking and foiling in Canada to Kirsten Neuschafer’s incredible Golden Globe Win – you can even learn how to turn your sailing passion into a successful profession!

Don’t miss Sailor’s Day – it will be a sailing celebration!

Click here to view the Full Day’s Schedule

Sailor’s Hub

Social space in Hall D for sailors to gather and reconnect with friends.

Casual setting to sit back and watch highlights of Sail events!

Located in space 1429 Hall D.

Come by the Ontario Sailing booth and try your hand at sailing...virtually.

With the aid of Virtual Reality googles you will be able to get a firsthand view of what its like to sail a boat.

These were a smash hit when we first introduced virtual reality sailing at the show a few years back, Ontario Sailing and the Toronto Boat Show are thrilled to reintroduce this to the show.

As the Provincial Sport Association for sailing in the province, Ontario Sailing is dedicated to developing lifelong sailors. Our staff and volunteers work in partnership to champion the sport of sailing across the province. We provide over 200 member organizations with leadership and resources to help them thrive.

Space 1440

Sailing Ontario

MarkSetBot is the world’s first robotic sailing mark!

Advanced Sailing Race Course Technology
Simple, precise course setting with no anchors

The Future of Sailing Race Management is here! Set your course fast, more easily, and more accurately than ever before.

MarkSetBot offers robotic buoys and integrated course-setting technology for sailboat racing that makes race management simple, accurate and sustainable. The patented robotic buoys are self-propelled and use GPS technology to hold position without anchors. With a user-friendly mobile app, easy assembly, and effortless routing and repositioning, they make precise race management simple.

MarkSetBot will be displayed in the Ontario Sailing Booth # 1440

Join in on two interactive sessions offered in the booth for Clubs on Sunday, January 21 at 12:30 pm & Sunday, January 28 at 1130 am.

Click here for more info on the MarkSetBot.

Mark Set Bot

RS Sailing Sailboats Presentation

Join Fogh Marine and RS Boats on Sunday January 21 at 10am for a presentation

RS Sailing sailboats- the right one for your learn to sail or racing program - Pros and Cons

This presentation will meet at the Ontario Sailing booth 1440 beside the RS Zest which is the official sailboat for Ontario Sailing’s Main Sail Program.

Fogh Marine

More to see at the Ontario Sailing Booth!

Clean Marine Program

Information for clubs to join the Clean Marine Program to help create your clubs Environmental Sustainability program.

The Ontario-developed Clean Marine Eco-Rating Program is an environmental program that allows marine businesses to follow best practices to reduce and prevent water, air, and land pollution from recreational boating activities in Ontario.

Ontario Sailing has teamed up with Boating Ontario, Clean Marine Programs inventors, to offer this award-winning program to all Ontario Sailing member Clubs.

Join Rick Layzell CEO & Rick Legedza Clean Marine Administrator from Boating Ontario Sunday January 28th at 1:30pm to hear how your Club can be part of this program.

Ontario Sailing Booth 1440

For more information click here.

Clean Marine Boating Ontario

Clean Regattas Program

Joining the Ontario Sailing booth this year is Sailors for the Sea and their Clean Regattas program.

Clean Regattas is the world’s leading sustainability certification for all on-the-water, near-the-water, and water-loving events. With over 3,600 events hosted since 2006, this program has reached 1 million sailors and attendees across 53 countries.

Join Dr. Paul Ziemer, part of the organizing committee of the 2023 Shark Worlds held at Niagara on the Lake Sailing Club, and Glenn Lethbridge, Ontario Sailing Executive Director, and volunteer Skipper for Sailors for the Sea on discussing how to register your event as a “Clean Regatta”.

Session: How to Register Your Event as “Clean Regatta”

Sunday January 28th at 12:30

Ontario Sailing booth 1440

Sailor For Seas

Leap Sailing

Leadership, Empowerment, Adventure Programming

This amazing program was created for the purpose of “Inspiring Girls to Sail”. To activate and empower those who identify as female and To sail by building friendships, having fun, and learning leadership skills.

You are invited to meet one of the organizers of “LeapSailing” at Ashbridge's Bay Yacht Club during Saturday January 27th and Sunday January 28th in the Ontario Sailing Booth.

Leap Sailing

East Asian Community Sailing Information Session

Ontario Sailing and The Toronto Boat Show announce two special sessions & guided tours for members of the East Asian Community:

Ontario Sailing Booth Space 1440

Join sailors Amanda Song and Jianpeng Wang along with members of Ontario Sailing and the Boat Show community as they share the vision to create a more inclusive and diverse sailing and watersport community, one that enriches sportsmanship and forms the Canadian identity. The mission is to foster a love for sailing among East Asians and provide a safe and welcoming environment where our members can learn and grow as sailors while connecting with others who share their cultural background and interests.

North Sails – Wing Foiling, Kiteboarding & Windsurfing!

North Sails is proud to partner with Ontario Sailing to bring the latest in wing foiling to clubs across Ontario. The latest products in kiteboarding, wing foiling, and windsurfing will be on display.

Discover a new generation of high-performance products featuring the most advanced materials and technology. Stop by the Ontario Sailing booth #1440 to see the next generation of gear and latest technology from North Sails.

Connect with our experts as well during the show. North American Sales Manager for North Actionsports, Matt Aiken, and professional windsurfer and World Champion Anna Sagulenko will be on hand during the show to answer any questions you may have. 

JOIN North Sails & Ontario Sailing in the Ontario Sailing booth Space 1440 to learn how you can bring foiling and winging to your club.

Sunday January 21th, 11:30am 


Tuesday January 23rd, 4:00pm 

North Sails and Ontario Sailing are in spaces: 1440, 1441, and 1442


North Sail

North Sails

Discover North Sailing Gear

Our singular goal is to create the best foul weather gear on the planet, no compromise on design, materials, or construction methods. Stop by the booth to discover ranges of outerwear for men and women developed by the innovative experts at North Sails.

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3Di Meets Windsurfing

Revolutionary technology for windsurfing, brought to you exclusively by North Sails. See the North 3Di Molded Windsurfing up close in booth 1441.

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Sailing is Better in 3D

Our proprietary technology that revolutionized how sails are made. 3Di sailmaking has evolved into a sophisticated system for engineering a sail’s structure tailored to the boat’s precise requirements, rig, and anticipated operating environment. 3Di sails last longer than any paneled sail on the market. And unlike mylar, 3Di sails will not delaminate, ever.

Discover the benefits of 3Di technology with a team member in booth 1441 during the boat show.

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Find Your Custom Sails

All North sails are designed and built to match specific customer requirements. The result is that each sail is custom made to your boat and sailing style.

Connect With Our Crew

Coach Boats

Partners in Ontario Sailing booth also include Melo Craft and Suzuki Marine. Both Suzuki and Melo craft have come to the table to support our clubs, their learn to sail programs and race management with state-of-the-art boats and out board engines. There will be two fully rigged coach boats for viewing as these were designed in part with Ontario Sailings coaches’ assistance.

There will be reps from both Suzuki and Melo Craft in the booth to answer questions about the Coach Boats. All their product lines will be displayed at their own spaces (Suzuki 1135, Melo Craft G727)

Join Daniel Melo of Great Lakes Boats, and Jeff Beitz of Suzuki Canada for this information packed session on selecting the best boat and motor package for your needs and how to make sure its maintained properly.

Selecting a Coach Boat, Engine & system matching Propellor for your needs Sunday January 21st at 200pm

Ontario Sailing Space 1440

Melo Craft Great Lakes Inflatables Suzuki


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