With the Paralympic Games coming up in September, this episode, we talk to veteran para-sailor, Rick Watters, where we touch on the following topics:
- How he discovered para-sailing, the Disabled Sailing Association of Ontario and Queen’s Quay Disabled Sailing Program chapter
- Getting the CANSail certification and the adaptive boat that is typically used the Martin 16
- Being part of Ontario Sailing’s Quest for Gold program, owning a SKUD 18 which is used as part of the Paralympics and also the 2.4 sailboat that will be used in the next Parapan Am Games
- Canada has the largest contingent of adaptive sailors showcased at Mobility Cup, an international regatta
Join us as we cover some of these topics and more with Rick!