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John Ferguson Sailing

John Ferguson
Nova Scotia
  • Team/Club: RNSYS

  • Coach: Mark Asquith

  • Goals: 2016 Olympics

Discipline/Event: 49er, skipper


Birthplace: Bridgewater, NS


Residence: Halifax, NS


Along with his twin brother Arthur, John hopes to represent Canada at the 2016 Olympic Games. Check out the Fergusons’ story at their website,


Notable fact: in 2014, John and Arthur were honoured with the Marvin McDill Award, the Canadian Sailing Team Rookie of the Year Award presented annually to the athlete/crew with the best results at their first Open World Championship as a member of the Canadian Sailing Team.


  • Results
  • Competition: 2013 Cork OCR

  • Event: 49er

  • Results: 6th

  • Results
  • Competition: 49er Championships

  • Event: 49er

  • Results: 4th