Dear members,

We have always done our best to keep our website bilingual. We apologise that given the flow of information related to the COVID-19 pandemic and all the initiatives we have had to develop in order to support your clubs and help them meet the public health authorities requirements, we are not currently able to keep up with the translation of our website.
We would like to thank the volunteers that have helped us with translation so far and invite anyone who can help us with translation of any section of the website to submit the text to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Our priority currently goes toward any official document that will be needed for the clubs to operate.
We thank you for your understanding,
The FVQ team.  

 

Press release MAY 20 (french only)
More info May 20 (french only)
Press release for the athletes 

In this exceptional period linked to COVID-19, we would like to reassure the public that Voile Québec remains in business, but that its mode of operation will be adapted to the situation according to its evolution.

Visitors' offices closed

Due to the circumstances, our priority remains in the health and safety of staff and visitors. As a result, team members will benefit from the telework policy.

We ask that you send us your requests by email according to the codes below followed by “@ voile.qc.ca”.

For all questions related to training: formation @

For all book orders or administrative questions: admin @

For questions related to Mobile Sailing, events and communications: web @

For questions related to competitions and the Quebec Team: coach @

For questions relating to general management: info @

• The operations concerning the purchase of books and other training material are canceled. These will resume when our office will reopen.

• Messages left on our voicemail will be taken twice a day and returned as soon as possible.


Updating of training programs

 

The team is currently working on revising certain formulas to better adapt them to this new situation. Below is an overview of the situation as of April 6th, 2020.

We will continue to communicate regularly through email, the website and social media. 

 

Sailing dinghy training

Basic Class Lessons

Canceled and replaced by three online course sessions. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Practical lessons

No cancellation planned at the moment. Other information will be communicated depending on the situation and government directives.

Sailing cruise training

Educational workshop

Course given by webinar. Has already taken place. 

Onboard races

The options in providing this training step are under evaluation. Any update will be communicated and is dependant on the situation and government directives.

Offshore Survival Training

Training of April 18 and 19

Canceled and replaced at the beginning of July or at the end of December, depending on the situation.

Training of race officials

Training from May 2 and 3 (Montreal)

Alternatives under evaluation.

Training May 9 (Quebec)

No cancellation planned for the moment. Other information will be communicated depending on the situation and government directives.

 

Support for sailing club and school managers and board members  

In order to help sailing club and school administrators in their decision process and deal with the COVID-19 situation, we have organised meetings and develop a resource page (in French). To visit the special COVID-19 club/school manager section..

 

Our goal is to keep our business going, and thus help support sailing clubs and schools so that it can operate normally when possible again. 

Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any other questions! It is obviously our collective responsibility to do everything to slow the progression of the virus. We can only reaffirm here the values ​​of mutual aid, solidarity, responsibility, shared together around sailing and the sea and which should help us today to face this epidemic together. Please follow the government guidelines! 

 

The Quebec Sailing team

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