Back on the 4th edition of the Fair of the veil


The fourth edition of the Fair of the veil took place on the 9 November 2019 at the Palais des Congrès de Montréal. This unique event, completely dedicated to the sport of sailing, has attracted more than forty exhibitors and followers from schools, marinas, academia, and other promoters of projects who meet the general public.

Under the theme of the boat-stop with guest speaker and spokesperson Nathalie Deraspe, nearly 1300 people from all walks of life who have gathered to exchange views on the practice of sailing, learn about and interact with the speakers.

Gaël Simon Strategy Nautical / GravlaX.

Nicolas Gibault, expert martime.

The team of the student club Burst from the École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS).

Natalie Paré and Mireille Dubé at the stand of Coupe Femina.

Denise Roose participated in the first Transat Québec – Saint-Malo with 7 other women and she won the first position in the category Evolution during the Cutting Femina 2019.

Catherine Parker Sailing Mercator.

Benoit Villeneuve, astrophysicist and lecturer.

The conferences were very popular during the Fair of the veil.

“The Fair allowed me to meet a diversity of people who are passionate and dedicated. The opportunities to learn sailing in Quebec or to gain knowledge are many, and an event like this is ideal for finding all of the necessary information and make contacts with persons qualified in the field. “ adds Nathalie Deraspe at the end of this new edition.

The Quebec sailing Federation wishes to thank Boating Quebec, all partners, participants, exhibitors, speakers and volunteers without whom the holding of this event would not have been possible.

For more information on the Fair of sailing, visit the

Photo credit : Joani Hotte-Jean

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