Montreal, November 14th 2018 - For this edition, the Sailing Fair was held at the Montreal Palais des Congrès, on Saturday, November 3rd. With Simon DuBois as the ambassador (2018 Sailor of the Year), the event attracted 1,300 participants, as many sailing enthusiast as simple curious of the sailing world.

Organized by the Quebec Sailing Federation, the Sailing Fair gathered about 30 exhibitors all focused on the sailing world. Not only did the participants discover their products and services, they also had the pleasure of seeing a dozen of sailing boats, including several Topper Canada sailing dinghy, a Mystere Espadon catamaran and a keelboat Fareast 23R.


In addition to the exhibitors, the organization also offered a rich and varied program of conferences and workshops on themes that affect all sailors, including headlining Simon DuBois. Ambassador of the event, the athlete named Sailor of the Year by the Quebec Sailing Federation was on site to tell people about his participation at the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. These conferences met an unexpected success gathering for some of them more than a hundred people!

 

 

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On the stage, at the end of the day the 2018 Award winners were unveiled. The highlight was Simon DuBois who is the new Sailor of the year!  You can discover all the winners by this link : https://bit.ly/2OK50pZ

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The public had the opportunity to experience the joys of navigation without getting wet with a windsurfing simulator and another one for dinghy. Visitors also had the chance to try their luck to win dream prizes such as a cruise in the Bahamas, offered by Navtours.

After its 3rd year of existence, the event is growing and will have found its audience.

Thank you to all who participated to this 3rd edition and who contributed to the success.

Thank you to exhibitors, volunteers, speakers and public!

Here you are the winners of our draw !

Package entitling you to a stay in the Bahamas provided by Navtours : Barbara Boselli
Excursion on the Saguenay Fjord provided by Voile Mercator : Pascale Carrere & Xavier Grossmann
SUP Discovery package on the Saint Lawrence, offered by KSF : Maurice Blanchette
$50 Gift-certificate, provided by Boathouse Boathouse : Michel Prévost
1 bag, provided by Ga-Oh : Ronald Chevalier
Swiss army knifes, provided by Rando Québec : Francis Bissonnette & Michel Racette
Cap and T-shirt provided by Helly Hansen : Jérémie Bisson
Pairs of tickets for the game  Echappe-Toi : Mario Carrière, Dominique Lorrain, Richard Tolley & Joel Villeneuve

We would like to know your opinion about the 2018 Sailing Fair and also about the future of the fair. Thank you for filling out anonymous survey which will take only a few minutes:

https://fr.surveymonkey.com/r/Foirevoile2018

 

 

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