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June 29 - July 2, 2017 / Kingston, Canada

2017 Junior World Championships

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The thought of sailing with a sibling can be less than appealing for some, but it is a frequent source of pairing in 49er sailing. From the Argentinian Lange brothers to the Norwegian Agerup sisters, there are multiple teams at the highest level of 49er/FX sailing composed of siblings. Competing in the same sport (or in the same boat) as a brother or sister can create rivalry that is often amplified if they are of the same gender. But in 49er/FX sailing, it seems to be the opposite.

Will and Sam Phillips, Australian 49er team of brothers, prefer sailing with each other as they have had the best results together and find it “really the same as sailing with anyone else.” They spent four years sailing together from 2008-2011, took a hiatus to sail with others and focus on work and school, but found their way back to their sibling pairing in 2015. When asked how they deal with a disagreement on the boat, they claim their mistakes are usually obvious and they are both aware of the problem, so blame is skirted. “We try and focus on what’s ahead in the race, the tempo is high so there’s not much time to disagree. But I am older so maybe I’ve got the final say,” admits Will.

Turning to the female FX teams, Carla and Marta Munté Carrasco, a young Spanish team of sisters who began sailing together in 29ers five years ago, certainly prefer FX sibling sailing. “The level of confidence that you reach with your sister is very high, and we are very comfortable together.”  When asked what they do when they have a disagreement during races, they explain, “there is always one of us who is the responsible one making the final decisions, so there is no confusion about this. And an advantage of being sisters is that we solve our problems very fast.” The level of confidence in the boat seems to be the focus for this team pairing. The girls are comfortable saying what they’re thinking because they are communicating with not just a partner, but a sister.

It can be fragile territory sailing with a sibling, but if you are comfortable and close enough with a brother or sister, it seems to be a practical solution when forming a skiff team that will ultimately tighten your bond and positively affect performance. “We get along well, we’re the right size, it’s convenient, and it fits well with the larger 49er challenge. It’s enjoyable solving problems and looking for improvement together as a team,” Will explains. As for disadvantages, he affirms “I’m not sure that there are any.”

 

Notice of Race

Updated May 10th, 2017

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Registration

To register, follow to the manage2sail link.  Please ensure both skipper and crew are class members.

Travel

http://www.cork.org/travel/ Air Canada has offered a discount code for teams flying to Kingston: code is TWKG8781 to be entered on the search page of Air Canada.  The travel period must be June 20, 2017 and ends July 11, 2017

Accommodation

Queen’s University Summer Accommodation

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Queen’s Summer Accommodation is central to everything! Located along the shores of Lake Ontario, Queen’s Accommodation is a short walk to Kingston Yacht Club, downtown shops, restaurants and pubs, and just a short drive along the waterfront to the Portsmouth Olympic Harbour.

 

SPECIAL CORK RATES:

David C. Smith House Special CORK rate $95.00 double occupancy (discounted from $109.00) Newly built September 2015 with air conditioning. 2 bedroom units with 2 extra-long double beds and one private 3 pc bathroom. When sharing a double bed, these units can sleep up to 4 people.  White duvet linens and towels are provided; free WiFi, flat screen TV and mini fridges in each bedroom.  Floor common rooms with a large refrigerator and microwave accommodate about 20 people for socializing and TV’s provide a screen for viewing the day’s races.  Please use promo code CORK for the discounted rate.

Premium Accommodation Information 2017

Complimentary coffee 0600-1100!

McNeil House (Traditional accommodation) $50 Single and $60 Double

*Guests under the age of 18 must have an assigned chaperon and must be booked at the same time.

*Groups larger than 5 rooms, please contact Event Services at (613) 533-2223

TO BOOK
ONLINE: Website

 

EMAIL:  event.services@queensu.ca

PHONE: 1-613-533-2223 x 0

 

Athletic & Recreation Centre ARC $12.00 weekly pass  ( must show ID to purchase)
The 24,500 square foot cardio & strength zones offer the latest fitness equipment and over 10 tons of free weights.

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Summer hours: 
Monday to Thursday 6:00 am – 9:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday/Sunday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Parking
Monday to Friday: FREE overnight 4:30 pm to 7:30 am $14.00 daily or $26.00 daytime weekly permit
Saturday and Sundays – FREE all day and all night

 

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St. Lawrence College Student Residence

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Welcome CORK athletes! Take advantage of our convenient location that is within a 15 minute walk to Portsmouth Harbour. Enjoy the comfort of staying at St. Lawrence College residences and take advantage of the spacious campus grounds. We offer a variety of comfortable single, double and accessible rooms. Enjoy the beauty of Lake Ontario Park located across the street and take advantage of the bike paths for a morning run.

Guestrooms include simple furnishings, private bathrooms and a refrigerator. Each guest room is equipped with air conditioning, linens and towels. Guests at St. Lawrence College can use the laundry facilities, ATM, and free parking on-site. The college also offers classrooms, meeting rooms, gymnasium and a large banquet facility for rent. Take advantage of the YMCA athletic facilities located on campus with reduced rates for CORK athletes.

Single, double and accessible rooms available! Accessible rooms are larger and include a single bed with adjustable height, wider doorways, grab bars and a sit down shower area.

SPECIAL CORK 2017 RATES: Single (one single bed) $53.50 and Double (two single beds) $68.00.

Note: Taxes extra. Breakfast is not included in above prices.

TO BOOK: Phone: (613) 544-5400 x 4999

Email: reservations@sl.on.ca

Online Form http://bit.ly/SLCBookOnline promo code: CORK2017

Please remember to use booking code for special pricing.

Significant Landmarks Nearby

Portsmouth Olympic Harbour – 1 km

Downtown Kingston – 4.3 km

Kingston Airport – 6 km

Lake Ontario Park – .5 km

Cataraqui Golf and Country Club (private course) – .5 km

Amenities On-Site

  • Private full washrooms
  • Individually controlled air conditioning and heat
  • Free parking on-site
  • Free WIFI (WhatsApp available for international communication)
  • Free local calls
  • Refrigerator
  • 24-hour front desk service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Frequent local transit stops on-site
  • Cafeteria (Monday – Friday: 7:30 am-1:30 pm)
  • One lounge per floor with seating and public microwaves
  • Two lounges equipped with cable television
  • And much more!

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Residence Inn by Marriot

CORK Sail Kingston Corporate Rate sheet 2017

Book here or call the hotel directly for CORK discounted rates

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Kingston Student Housing Co-Op

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Kingston Student Housing Co-operative is a not for profit organization. They are looking forward to accommodating CORK Participants in the summer of 2017.

They have numerous houses to offer and accommodate both single and group bookings. KSHC is located minutes from downtown Kingston. They offer houses that are walking distance to all amenities including the Kingston Yacht Club. All houses are a short bus/drive from Portsmouth Olympic Harbour.

Guests enjoy a private room with access to shared bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, living room, Wi-Fi, linens including towels and laundry facilities.

Each bedroom is furnished with a single bed, a dresser, desk, chair.

Rates: Single occupancy is $35 per day, weekly $185

The cost of renting a house for one month is $650 per person and includes once a week cleaning of common areas and garbage removal.

Group dinners are available upon request.

TO BOOK: 

If you require accommodations, please contact msc@ksh.coop or call 613-544-4506 ext. 100.

 

Sailing Venue

http://www.cork.org/sailing-venue/

Charter boats, Coach Boats

http://www.cork.org/charter-boats/