Paul Henderson of CAN completed ten years as president of ISAF, which is now known as World Sailing.
He comes back as one of the candidates for being President of the World Sailing General Assembly. This would be held in Barcelona in Spain on November 13th this year. On this platform, as a candidate for the presidential position, Paul talks about how it is essential that the sailors need to have faith in you. The leader needs to put forward certain concepts that will be the basis on which they will govern. As per his belief and experience sailboat racing is all about sailing and yacht clubs, local regattas, international chess championships, race weeks and other events like America’s Cup, Sydney Hobart race and others.
It is a participatory sport that can allow one to be involved all through their lives. He understands that like none other as he has been involved in this sport from the age of eight till the age of eighty. (more…)