About Sailing CBI

At Sailing CBI (Cape Breton Island) we believe that a true sailing adventure cannot be purchased in a pre-planned package. Our recommended routes are meant to provide a starting point to your own unique experience – one designed for what you and your party value. Whether it’s a golf and sailing vacation, a week of pure sailing, or an experience that truly captures Cape Breton’s spirit, culinary flavor, scenery and people – Sailing CBI wants to customize the yachting experience of your life.

Who We Are

Paul Jamieson

paulPaul has over 40 years of experience with boating and has been actively involved in the sailing community. He has previously served on the executive board of the Bras d’Or Yacht club and started a second term in 2014. Paul will also serve on the board of Cruise Cape Breton for the next three years. With a small group of Hobie Catamaran sailors, Paul was an instrumental in the hosting of two Canadian championship sailing races in 1987 and again in 1991. The Canadian Sailing Hobie Cats attracted 94 and 79 boats respectively from all over North America.

Brianne Lynch

Born, raised and currently residing on the Bras d’Or Lake, Brianne brings a life long passion for aquatic and marine recreation. With 25 years of sailing experience on the Bras d’Or Lake, Brianne brings a wealth of knowledge for boaters and non-boaters alike.  Brianne first took to the water with her family on the Lakes in a 14ft Paceship, followed by 5 years with the Youth Program at the Royal Cape Breton Yacht Club sailing on Optis, Lasers and Prams.  Later, she taught sailing on a fleet of SunFish and Hobie Waves at Camp Laurel South in Casco, Maine for three years before returning to beautiful Cape Breton Island. Throughout her life, Brianne has crewed on C&C Sailboats in many regattas around Cape Breton Island.

Tracy Jamieson

Tracy grew up on the Bras d’Or Lakes; one of the most beautiful places in Canada and the largest inland saltwater sea. Tracy first started sailing as a little girl on the family’s Hobie Cat and soon moved up to a mono-hull sailboat and later a 33 foot C&C Sailboat. Tracy and her family have spent countless hours boating and sailing on the Bras d’Or Lakes, providing her with a knowledge and familiarity with the lake that can only be obtained with experience. Tracy’s extensive experience in the Tourism & Hospitality industry has provided her with wonderful opportunities to work across Canada and Internationally.