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Inspiring Canadians - In Sport and Life

Honoured Member

GLEN DEXTER

Inducted in 1981

Member Details

Date of Birth: January 11, 1952
Place of Birth: Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
Sport: Sailing
Member Category: Athlete

Career Highlights

1977,1980

World Class Soling Champion

1978

Second place in world title race

Honoured Member GLEN DEXTER
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Story

The Nova Scotia trio of Glen Dexter, Andreas Josenhans and Sandy MacMillian were the youngest of the Olympic sailing crews at the Montreal 1976 Olympics. They placed 8th. Undaunted they continued to compete and found success at the World Soling Championships in Hanko, Norway in July of 1977. In their yacht, Delusions, they handily beat sixty eight crews from 18 nations taking only 58.4 penalty points in the 7-race series. The Dexter crew went on to win the world title again in 1980, after placing second in 1978.


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