Through RYA Sailability, whatever disability, a whole new life can open up.
Whether it is for you or for someone you know, the first time in tiny dinghies, or offshore cruising as part of a round the world racing crew, we re here to help you get out on the water. It is a chance to learn a new skill, have a great social life and most importantly enjoy freedom.
There are many places where you can try sailing 200 or so clubs around the UK have a wide range of special facilities and volunteers to help. Many have hoists, launching ramps and specially adapted changing rooms. Some are RYA Training Centres where sail training is offered.
To find your closest Sailability club/centre please use the Where is my nearest link within the 'See Also' section in right hand side panel on this page.
There are also many different types of boat you can try. Use our Where to go sailing guide, by selecting Sailability Centre, and find the facility most suitable for you. Getting out on the water can be a liberating experience. So get involved today.
"It feels like you don't have any problems when you are on the water" Says Nicola Ewen aged 12, a wheelchair user who learned to sail through RYA Sailability.
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Article Published: May 19, 2009 12:03
Article Updated: October 09, 2012 16:21
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