Whitecap: The Canadian Sailing Podcast

Published on December 26th, 2022

Sail Canada in partnership with David Cripton have launched a podcast series focusing on Canadian sailing called Whitecap, with Episode 9 counting down the top 7 stories of 2022 with Nova Scotia coach of the year and pro sailor Chris Watters.

The stories were determined exclusively by host Dave Cripton, using unscientific means and no journalistic credentials.

#7 Awarding of the first annual Whitecap Cup for diversity, equity and inclusion. The awards go to Saskatchewan Sailing Association AND the Broader Reach program from Armdale Yacht Club.

#6 The class of 2022 Inductees to the Canadian Sailing Hall of fame

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#5 The new Canada Offshore Racing team entering the world of short handed offshore racing. The program has with the goal of being the first Canadian boat to finish the Vendée Globe with skipper Scott Shawyer.

#4 The proliferation of the foiling scene in Canada, with foiling week in Halifax, team Zigzag in BC, and the Sail GP program.

#3 49er and Nacra 17 worlds in Hubbards NS

#2 Sarah Douglas’s historic win at the Princess Sophia Regatta in Palma

#1 The formation and tremendous success of Canada’s Sail GP team!

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