Pakistan Sailing Federation had organized the National Sailing Championships in Karachi from 6-8 January 2018. The championships had three different classes and were held near the Bundle Island, Korangi Creeks.
The event was hosted by PAF Yacht Club and had teams from Pakistan Army, Navy, Air Force, Wapda and Sindh Sailing taking part in Laser Radial Class, Mistral Class, and Enterprise Class.
In the Laser Radial Class, Najeeb Ullah Khan of the Navy team won the gold medal with Muzammil Hassan and Mr. Mohsin Ashfaq also from the Navy team taking the second and third place respectively.
The Mistral Class windsurfing competition was won by Irfan of Pakistan Air Force after going through a very tough competition against Sajjad of PAF who was defending the championship. Tariq Ali of Navy took the third place in this class.
In the Enterprise Class of boat competition, the team of Cdr. Muhammad Akram Tariq and his partner Riaz Khan of Navy won the gold medal. Mr. Xerxes Avari and his partner Mehbook of Sindh sailing too the second position. Rahman Ullah and Khalid Hussain of Navy emerged at the third position on the points table.