Role of girls and women in National Sports day was celebrated on February 6th and this was the 33rd year. This time the theme was called Lead Her Forward which is an urgent call for getting girls to be more active.
In sailing also it is an issue and many organizations are taking initiatives to have more women participating, especially the young generation. Statistics show that only one-third of this gender, in the age group of 6 to 11 years has the right healthy lifestyle and the number steadily declines as they grow older.
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Reichard Kahle is a five-time national champion on model yacht racing, but he does not boast or offer bold predictions when he arrived on the 26th of September in Madison Township. Here, he will make his final bid for winning a national regatta. Instead, Kahle said he was looking forward to the comradeship with the skiers who have gathered to compete in the 2018 Soling 1 Meter Class National Championship Regatta at Boy Scout Camp Stigwandish.
He said “You start relaxing and having fun and when you check it on your list, the rest falls in place”. Kahle lives in Charleston, South Carolina. He will seek his second straight Soling 1 Meter Class national title after winning the 2017 championship in The Villages, Florida.
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A team of three blind as well as visually-impaired sailors hailing from the UK have won the 2018 Blind Match Racing World Championship. The Blind Match Racing Worlds (BMRW) is the event that was hosted by the Royal Northern & Clyde Yacht Club for the first time in the UK. And the competition was won by Sharon Grennan, the sailor from Great Britain. She is completely blind sailor, and her crew was also visually-impaired. The crew members were Lucy Hodges MBE and Liam Cattermole.
GBR1 team of Grennan raced a total of 13 races for more than five days, and although the race, the team remained undefeated. They were doing the competitive racing on the Clyde. Continue reading “GBR1 Team Wins 2018 Blind Match Racing”