July Lifeline Newsletter is Here!


This month we focus on helping you enjoy the water, whether it's at the Squadron pools, Wednesday Night Racing, on our Summer Cruise to Cape Breton, or through our two new programs, The Portsmouth Yardstick and Thursday Night Keelboat Practice Racing. Dive in, there is something for everyone this month!

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Agustin Ferrario: Head Race Coach of the RNSYS

Agustin has been with the RNSYS for nearly a decade. From Argentina, he brings a high caliber of coaching that you won't find anywhere else. Named Sail Canada Coach of the Year for three consecutive years, Sail Nova Scotia Coach of the Year, and Team Leader Canadian Youth Worlds, Agustin's accolades are a testament to his coaching skills. Classes: Opti-Laser, 29er, 1420, Nacra

The key ingredient for the RNSYS Team success has always been our outstanding coaches. This year we are stepping up our coaching strategy by bringing international calibre coaches and not just for the summer, but also for Spring and Fall. Our coaches will not only make you sail faster, but also grow in you the life skills our amazing sport has to offer.


Flor Siccardi

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Flor (Argentina) is without doubts the top Opti coach in Canada. Leading RNSYSsailors to win 2 consecutive Canadian Championships ('16 & '17) and to be the Team Racing Canadian Champions ('17), she has also qualified more sailors to the National Team than all clubs in Canada combined.

''I can't wait for this spring and all the new surprises and adventures there will be for the Opti Team this season'' Flor says.

Her passion and core values, together with her professional background in Psychologist specialized in kids, gives our Opti Team a unique edge.

Oliver Bone

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Oliver (Canada) is a former 470 Olympian (2008) and has been coaching Youth Worlds Teams and Olympic Teams for a number of years, including locals Jacob & Graeme Saunders (Rio Olympics). His technical knowledge about sailing, specifically in the i420, will give our sailors extra speed around the race course.

''The team has a lot of work ahead of the i420 Worlds this summer, it will be a lot of learning and fun!'' Oliver says.
Want to know more about our Race Team?
Contact Head Race Coach Agustin at or check out our Race Team Information web HERE

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