2016 Paralympic Sailing Competition
02 Oct 14
The 2014 IFDS World Championships in Halifax, Canada acted as the first qualification regatta for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Sailing Competition.
The International Association for Disabled Sailing (IFDS) has been authorized by ISAF to be responsible for sailing for people with disabilities worldwide. IFDS is an affiliate member of ISAF and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and works with it's members, the Recognized National Authorities (RNAs).
IFDS promotes all types of sailing for people with all types and degrees of disability. The values of IFDS are equity, opportunity to excel and empowerment for sailors with disabilities.