Two of Hanlan's entries to the first day of racing at the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta in St Catharines successfully moved out of the heats and qualified for the next round of racing. Competing in the Senior Mens Single Alex Soutter finished first in his heat and qualified for the semi-final. Also advancing to the semi-final stage was Mauricie Summers in the Under 19 Womens Single. Mauricie was second in her heat.
The regatta began on Tuesday August 5 on Martindale Pond. Racing will continue daily until Sunday August 10. On the first day Hanlan had 14 crews in competition.