Hometown: Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Home club: Kingston Yacht Club / Royal Canadian Yacht Club
Class: Laser
Other classes previously sailed: Optimist, Byte, Laser Radial
First event won: National Capital Regatta, 2002 (420 Class)

Robert began sailing an Optimist at the club level in Norway when he was 6 years old. After moving to Canada, he went through Junior Sailing at Kingston Yacht Club. Robert began racing in the Laser Radial when he was 15.

Robert has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University at Kingston, Ontario.

ISAF Profile



Career Highlights:

2017 Laser Midwinter’s East: 1st
2016 CORK: 1st
2015 Sailing World Cup Melbourne: 7th
2015 North American Championships: 2nd
2015 US Laser Nationals: 1st
2014 Laser Midwinter’s East: 1st
2013 Miami World Cup: 7th
2013 North American Championships: 3rd
2012 CORK: 1st
North American Grand Prix Champion: 2015, 2012, 2011
2012 Shark World Champion
Canadian Male Youth Sailor of the Year: 2008, 2007
Canadian Representative at ISAF Youth World Championships: 2008 (5th), 2007 (14th)
Canadian Youth Champion: 2008, 2006 (Radial)