Sailing is one of the very few sports in which able-bodied
sailors and disabled sailors can participate on equal terms. Imagine the thrill
of sailing for people who can feel and hear but have no sight, or of sailing a
boat at speed even though they can't walk, or of joining in a sport where
deafness doesn't matter. Sailability continues to encourage and support people
with disabilities to take up the sport and facilitate sites to develop sailing
Warren Price is the Disability Development Officer (North). Please contact him via the North East Region Contact page.
The North East Region Accredited Sailability Sites are:
- Allerthrope Lakeside Park
- Bewerley Park Centre
- Calvert Trust- Kielder
- Coquet Shorebased Trust
- Coquet Yacht Club
- Derwent Reservoir SC
- Doe Park Centre
- Green Witherns Centre
- Huddersfield Sailing Club
- Leeds Sailing Centre
- Manvers Boat Club
- Ocean Youth Trust (North)
- Otley Sailing Club
- Pennine Sailing Club
- Pugneys Centre
- Rother Valley Centre
- Scaling Dam SC
- Scarborough Yacht Club
- Sunderland Yacht Club
- Tees and Hartlepool YC
- Tynemouth SC
- Ulley Sailing Club
several clubs who expect to become Accredited Sites during the coming season.
If your club is
interested in joining Sailability please contact Warren Price via the Region's Contact Page.
We have two Centres of Excellence in the region:
- Otley Sailing
- Welton Water
Boats available in the Region.
We have several boats that are available for short term loan to
Sailability sites on request.
- Hansa 2.3 A basic single seat boat –
ideal for disabilities and for all abilities.
- Hansa 303 Basic twin seat boat – ideal for disabilities and for all
- Challenger- Single seat Trimaran - ideal for people who have a degree of
- RS Venture Keel – A 3 sail, multi-purpose
training boat that can be used as a
conventional dinghy or in its accessible form.
This boat is based in the North West but is
available for short term loan for existing Sailability sites.
Price for further information.
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