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Mobility Cup 1994 - Vancouver, BC

The 1994 event involved 28 sailors with disabilities from across Canada and the US, who collectively sailed 135 times to compete for the Mobility Cup trophy.

Held at the Jericho Sailing Centre, Vancouver, the event included two (mouth operated) sip ‘n’ puff sailboats, operated by Larry Boden of Vancouver and Rene Dallaire of Montreal. The system, which enables high level tetraplegics to sail, debuted in 1993’s event.

The 1994 Mobility Cup also included a demonstration by blind sailor Bruce Gilmour.


Trophy winners:

Gold Fleet winner | Brent Foote, Delta, BC

Silver Fleet winner| Roy Crawford, Victoria, BC



Race Results:

Gold Fleet


Silver Fleet

1 Brent Foote Delta, BC
2 Jamie Whitman Delta, BC
3 Ken Wright Vancouver, BC
4 Larry Boden Tsawwassen, BC
5 Bob MacDonald Vancouver, BC
6 Alice Tidwell Oroville, CA
7 Ken Nore Surrey, BC
8 Steve Ellefson Calgary, AB
9 Paul Brown Seattle, WA
10 Hans Van Leening Kelowna, BC
11 Robert Jones Issaquah, WA
12 Bob Ewing Seattle, WA
13 Brian MacDonald Vancouver, BC
14 Darlene Jackman Halifax, NS
1 Roy Crawford Victoria, BC
2 Donna Damarest Waterbury, CT
3 Sam Sullivan Vancouver, BC
4 Graham Todd Victoria, BC
5 Robert Melanson Dieppe, NB
6 Dale Keith Calgary, AB
7 Alex Robertson Vancouver, BC
8 June Yukin Vancouver, BC
9 Rene Dallaire Montreal, QC
10 Laimons Plumite Edmonton, AB
11 Janice De Cunha
12 David Leigh Sooke, BC
13 Gerry Purchase Ottawa, ON
14 Robert Ferguson Vancouver, BC