Sail Events Commission Feb20


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Sail Events Commission


Rhode Island, the governor of Rhode Island, has signed for the establishment of Sail Events Commission. The newly founded Commission board is aimed to identify & pull in internationally recognized sail events.

Rhode Island carries a long tradition of sailing & has achieved global reputation as an esteemed venue for boating and marine events. This Commission also has the task of advising the governor regarding feasibility of utilizing Ft. Adams Park as the venue for picking & serving the American Olympic sailors.

“Rhode Island has been the haven of some among the top notch boat designers & builders across the world”, stated Chafee. “we have hosted international standard racing events like America’s Cup & we would also host Volvo Race the coming year. Chief infrastructural improvements have been meted out to render critical backup for the championship sailing & improved big marine events here.

Michael Keyworth, the G.M. for Brewer Cove, Barrington, has been declared to chair the newly founded Rhode Island sailing commission.

The newly founded Commission includes a great host of elite personnel from marine trades, sailing, tourism & economic development sectors. It is also comprised of representatives from public sector & business community. The group collectively intends to function together to magnet & backup leading marine & sailing events at Rhode Island.

“Through this Commission, now we have this opportunity to cash in on our state as a premier global sailing & marine destination that would continue to pull in some of the most esteemed & large-scale championships to the state waters”, Chafee shared further.

“With the enriched sailing tradition of Rhode Island, the proven record of housing a great number of top international events & our dedication to escalate our facilities here- we are one the mission to come up as one of the most preferred venues for the fastest and best sailing events in the further years”, stressed on Keyworth.