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Erin Rafuse Sailing

Erin Rafuse
Nova Scotia
  • Team/Club: Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron

  • Coach: Mark Asquith

  • Goals: 2016 Olympics

Discipline/Event: 49erFX, skipper


Hometown: Halifax, NS


Currently resides: Halifax, NS


At the age of 12, Erin started taking sailing lessons at RNSYS. In 2009 Erin qualified as a National Sailing Team member in the Laser Radial. From 2006-2012 Erin juggled sailing and a psychology degree at Carleton University.  Erin is now sailing with crew Danielle Boyd in the new Women’s Double Handed skiff-­‐ 49erFX with a goal of medaling at the Rio 2016 Summer Games.


Check out Erin and Danielle’s story at

  • Results
  • Competition: 2015 North American Championships

  • Location: Clearwater, FL

  • Event: 49erFX

  • Results: 11th

  • Results
  • Competition: 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championship

  • Location: Santander, Spain

  • Event: 49erFX

  • Results: 27th

  • Results
  • Competition: 2013 49erFX World Championships

  • Location: Marseilles, France

  • Event: 49erFX

  • Results: 30th