Canada’s Largest Regatta for Sailors with Disabilities Coming to Nepean Sailing Club September 10-14, 2012

“The Mobility Cup was the brainchild of Sam Sullivan, quadriplegic former mayor of Vancouver. During Expo 86, then British Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, donated a Sunbird sailboat to Rick Hansen, to honour his ‘Man in Motion World Tour.’ In 1988, Mr. Hansen presented the boat to Sam Sullivan, who subsequently used it to found the Disabled Sailing Association of BC. The first Mobility Cup was held in Vancouver in 1991, and the event returned to that city in 2010, hosted by the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club.”

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