Blind Sailing team members racing a keelboat, sitting in the side. 3 visually impaired people sailing with one sighted crew.
Col Morley

Experienced para sailors

Looking for the next challenge - the only limit is your imagination. There is a world of opportunity to develop your skills, build confidence and nurture your passion.

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From sheltered lakes, inland waterways to the high seas, go where ever your sense of adventure takes you. Once your boating journey begins, the world is yours to own

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Whether you just want to get better at what you do, discover different types of boating or share your passion and become and instructor, coach or volunteer, there are courses and qualifications for you. Course adjustments can be made for disabled people to complete RYA courses and gain qualifications

3 visually impaired sailors, with a sighted crew, racing a small keelboat on a sunny day

Increasing opportunities for disabled sailors to race and train, locally, nationally and internationally

A sailor watching the sail carefully, controlling the mainsail and smiling despite the rain

If you get your buzz from being competitive, there are lots of different boats to race and events to enter, from close to home or across the world

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As your sailing passion develops you might want to get more technical equipment, gain more qualifications, become a volunteer, instructor or coach, have coaching and travel to events. This can add up. But there are a number of options you can explore for support.

When Chris Emmet was diagnosed with MS at 40 he put sailing in a box.

Now in his 70s, Chris is more active on the water than ever. Sailing not only gave him a renewed lease of life, it became his lifeline.