Thursday, February 22, 2018

Sailing and Boating for the Disabled

Sailing for the disabledCheck out this section of ABLEize to find probably the largest and most up-to-date collection of disabled an accessible sailing and boating organisations located throughout all of the UK.  Browse the sites to find details and contacts of assisted and non assisted sailing clubs and associations offering disabled sailing activities and holidays for all disabilities such as physical or learning disabilities, blind and wheelchair users with most clubs and organisations catering for all disabilities and offering varied levels of assistance including wheelchair hoists to assist with getting in and out of the boats.

Disabled people, specially those with a physical disability are often put off from sailing due to poor access, all the clubs listed offer full assistance with getting in and out of the boat and full sailing safety to make this an enjoyable and much loved accessible sport or hobby.  Find a club near you are ask them about taster disabled sailing sessions, most offer them. This section contains possibly the largest list of disabled sailing and yachting clubs throughout the UK but please check out your local county for more disabled clubs and groups by clicking the highlighted link  Trust ABLEize, we have accessible sailing covered!

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East Anglia in Sailing Trust

Providing sailing opportunities off of the coastal waters of Suffolk for the disabled including dedicated visually impaired cruising. Site provides details of future events and dates along with training information and contacts.