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Sailing in Mumbai has taken a socially responsible turn with the Royal Bombay Yacht Club and the Bombay Sailing Association, motivated by the pioneering effort of Suheim Sheikh the President of the Yacht Club of Hyderabad promoting his cause ‘Dignity Through Sports”, have decided to conduct an annual regatta for children with a focus on the economically challenged.
Aashim Mogia, CEO, West Coast Marine Sailing School in collaboration with the Akanksha Foundation has already trained 20 children from slums at their coaching centre at H2O at Chowpatty, Marine Drive.
Some children from the program at Hyderabad have already sailed at the top of the national fleet and the program takes care of their educational needs as well while helping them build a sustainable career.
Here is to being the change and making a difference –
Cheers to all the clubs and people involved in making this event possible.
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