Brockville a no go for the HRL docket in 2020

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Photo: Shown here is Kent Henderson celebrating after winning his hometown 1000 Islands regatta and Festival in 2018

Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, January 30, 2020 – The Hydroplane Racing League (HRL), presented by Reliable Diamond Tool, announces that the 1000 Islands Regatta event in Brockville will not take place in 2020.

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The financial aspect

Due to a lack of funding, the Brockville Regatta organizing committee has announced that the event cannot be counted among those registered on the 2020 HRL calendar.

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Various alternatives have been proposed by HRL in order to reduce the costs of presenting the event. Despite the idea of not including the Grand Prix class for this weekend, funding is still insufficient.

The commissioner of the Hydroplane Racing League, Mr. Didier-Bernard Séguin had this to say,“Obviously we are disappointed not to be able to include the Brockville event on our 2020 HRL circuit. However, we are very aware of the problems that this experienced organizing committee faces and we hope to work in collaboration with them in 2021. It should be equally noted that the tragic accident last year has no connection to the cancellation of this race site.”

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About HRL

The Hydroplane Racing League – HRL’s mission is to develop, organize and present hydroplane races in North America bringing together the best hydroplane drivers.

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About Reliable Diamond Tool Inc.

This Phoenix / Arizona company, also known as ReDiToo, manufactures award-winning diamond tools for the concrete, terrazzo, stone, tile and masonry industries. Reliable Diamond Tool Inc. is pleased to present and promote the Hydroplane Racing League – HRL.

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