2012 Quest For Gold Elite Team and
Purpose and Goal: To improve Ontario Sailings capability to develop sailors into excellent racers. For
s top competitive sailors to achieve recognized athletic excellence as part of their progression towards Canadian Sailing Team status.
Overview: The Ontario Sailing Teams are comprised of:
· The Quest For Gold Elite Team (QFG Elite Team)
Sailing Team (OST)
- The Ontario Sailing Development Team (OSDT)
- The Ontario Masters Racing Team (OMRT)
Contacts: Your Ontario Sailing Teams primary information contacts are as follows for the purposes of athlete selection and on-going comments or concerns:
Ontario Sailing staff contact:
Athlete Development (AD) Executive contact:
Evan Lewis Chair, AD Committee
Quest For Gold Elite Team & Ontario
Sailing Team (OST)
Overview: The QFG Elite Team and OST are the top teams for athletes seeking to qualify for the Canadian Sailing Team.
Qualification: The OST is selected from the top athletes per the Qualification and Membership categories described herein. You must apply, meet all requirements and be selected in order to be a member of the OST.
For 2012, applications and Payments must be received no later than March 9, 2012 at 12:00pm.
Late submissions will not be considered.
Athletes must be
residents or have a primary residence in
for at least 8 months for the current competition year
Athletes must not be competing or attempting to compete for other jurisdictions per that competition year
Athlete results and dedication to training will be considered for qualification to the team. Only results where the athlete placed in the top half of the registered fleet will be used for team selection evaluation. All other finishes will not be considered.
For 2012, athletes must participate at one of the following:
(consisting of a minimum of 3 races to count) or the National Qualifying Regatta or the Class North Americans plus 3 of the 6 Ontario Racing Series regattas and Provincail Championships
Membership: The make up of the OST is based on the Olympic qualification boats for the current and, where relevant, next quadrennial as follows:
- Male Single Handed Olympic Classes
- Female Single Handed Olympic Classes
Support and Fees:
Quest For Gold Elite fees are $1190 per person
OST fees are $790 per person
The following items are covered:
Coaching and Skill Development with the Centre Coach and the Ontario Sailing Coach:
On- and off-water coaching at training and competition events
Acces to winter training and coaching, typically held in
as part of Winter training in cooperation with our training centres
Coordinated planning for skill-building with primary training coach
Access to training opportunities in cunjunction with our training centres
Sailing and fitness training plan consultations at the Centres
Regatta Logistics Support:
Priority for the athletes boat and equipment on the OST trailer for camps and regattas
Notes: For your information, please note:
Athletes selected for the team must commit to their team camp, training and competitive plan for the remainder of their selection to the OST or face removal from the team subject to the discretion of the OST coach.
Athletes must sign the Athlete Agreement per that competition year.
Calculations of athletes results will be carried out according to the overall results at the regatta and team selections will be made by ranking qualifying athletes in descending order according to their overall scoring positions.