Emily Hine - Program Manager

Emily has been involved in the program since 2012 where she started as a trainee onboard the TS Playfair. She continued with the program into the position of Watch Officer on the STV Pathfinder. From then, Emily moved on to the University of Guelph and completed her Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Marketing Management. Throughout university she worked as the engineer and First Mate onboard the Tall Ship Kajama and Challenge in Toronto. Now, she takes on the role of program coordinator, through combining her hands on experience in the marine industry, and her academic knowledge, Emily is working hard to grow the  program and empower youth within the Hamilton community through the medium of sail training!

Caedon Kingdon - Fleet and Training Manager

Caedon sailed with Brigs from 2012 to 2018, including 3 years as First Mate. As the Chair of Brigs' Operations Committee, she continues to work to ensure the program benefits young people in the future. Having recently started the illustration and graphic design company @beyondboundscreative with fellow creators, Caedon works as a lead illustrator creating images for scientific interventions and designing logos. She also volunteers with Sail Training International as Canada's youth representative and sits on Tall Ship CAN's Board of Directors. Caedon's current role with Brigs as Operations Manager entails running our Winter Program and managing the maintenance of the fleet.