Bali Internaternational

Disabled Sailing

Regatta

 

October 12-16 ,2016

Participants

Each athlete must be internationally classified with either a ‘Review’ or ‘Confirmed’ sport class status.Each athlete shall be a national of the country of the NPC that is entering him or her.A nation must have a Member National Authority (MNA) or RNA that is a financial member of World Sailing or IFDS to enter an athlete.Final entries shall be received by the Organizing Authority no later than 1st August 2016 24:00 (GMT +8).

Technical

The Bali International Sailing Regatta is organized under the auspices of Bali Sailability. The organizing authority is the Bali Sports Foundation with the Royal Bali Yacht Club The venue is the RBYC Serangan (Turtle Island) Bali.

 

The regatta is open to boats of Hansa (Access) Dingy 2.3class. To promote sailing in the region, the Hansa (Access) dingy 2.3 class will be offer Charter boats.

Location


The Regatta will held off Serengan Island at the Royal Bali Yacht Club.

Location is 20-25 min from Bali's international airport.

Prevailing winds in August are from the east.

About Bali Sports Foundation Sailing Program

Sailing takes many forms; you can cruise, race or simply potter around in all kinds of boats, on the sea or inland water. It is one of the very few sports in which able-bodied sailors and disabled sailors can participate on equal terms.The BSF Disabled Sailing Club is responsible for sailing for people with disabilities in Indonesia in conjunction with PORLASI (the Indonesian Sailing Federation) and Royal Bali Yacht Club. The BSF Disabled Sailing Club promotes all types of sailing for people with all types and degrees of disability. The values of the BSF DSC are equity, opportunity to excel and empowerment for sailors with disabilities.

Three Disabled Sailors from the BSF Disabled Sailing Program competed in the 2015 Singapore Pre ASEAN Paragames Regatta.The BSF sailing program is supported and assisted by the Royal Bali Yacht Club.

Coaching the team was Indonesian 5 time Olympic sailor Oka Sulaksana.A field of 21 sailors from Indonesia,Philippines,Vietnam,Malaysia and Singapore contested the event.

Singapore Disabled Sports Council further supported BSF's sailing program by donating four second hand Hansa 2.3 skiffs to BSF,which arrived in mid September.With this assistance BSF plans to expand its Disabled Sailing program with its partners RoyalBali Yacht Club 

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