Ian Walker, who is the Racing Director of the Royal Yachting Association and also the winning skipper of Volvo Ocean Race in 2014-15, talks sailing, the way, rule of mixed team and he hopes to enhance the participation as well as the standard of women’s sailing.
Some part of his interview is here
- How do envisage the pathway for women in sailing?
At the junior level, it is great with ample amount of opportunities, but I believe the challenge for women and men is how they get beyond that age range. At the end, there is a big fall of the youth in sailing and before they move ahead to the next stage, whether it is the offshore races, Olympic sailing or the club racing in the keelboats
- How do you believe that the pathway of sailing has changed?