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Team Saunders Sailing

Team Saunders
Nova Scotia
  • Team/Club: RNSYS

  • Coach: Nigel Cochrane

  • Goals: Rio 2016

Discipline/Event: 470


Hometown: Chester, NS


Team Saunders consists of brothers Jacob (skipper) and Graeme (crew). Team Saunders was recently awarded the Marvin McDill Memorial Award by Sail Canada, which recognizes the sailor or sailors who had the best class World Championships finish in their first year on the National Team. In addition to sailing, Jacob and Graeme are both students at Dalhousie University; Jacob is studying Engineering, while Graeme is pursuing Commerce.


Follow Team Saunders as they chronicle their road to the Olympics on their website:

  • Results
  • Competition: 2013 ISAF Sailing World Cup

  • Location: Miami, FL

  • Event: 470

  • Results: 4th