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At Cowes Sailability Club, there’s always a lot of activity taking place, on and off the water. We love to share stories of our members’ adventures and hope you enjoy reading our news articles below. Click here to subscribe to our monthly newsletter ‘All Aboard’ and stay up-to-date on all our news.
Children with disabilities enjoyed exciting boat trips organised with the support of the children’s services team at the Isle of Wight Council.
Trips on a wheelchair-accessible motor boat enabled people with disabilities to enjoy the world-renowned Cowes Week regatta.
Cowes Sailability Club supported the annual RVYC ‘Open Day for People with Disabilities’, providing assistance and funding for wheelchair-accessible boat trips.
Islanders with disabilities are back on the water with wide smiles, following many months of social isolation and health anxiety.
Cowes Sailability Club has received financial support from Sport England to help it resume its sailing and boating activities following the coronavirus pandemic.
Organisers of the Little Britain Challenge Cup have continued their long-standing support of Cowes Sailability Club with a donation from the proceeds of the 2020 event.
Ahead of the anticipated relaxation in COVID-19 restrictions, Cowes Sailability Club’s new committee is now putting plans in place to resume boating activities this summer.
Cowes Sailability Club has received a special commendation for maintaining contact with isolated members and volunteers during lockdowns.
In readiness for a summer on the water, all of Cowes Sailability Club’s life jackets have had a full service, funded by a Magic Little Grant.
A commercial shipping company based in Cowes has made a generous donation to Cowes Sailability Club to help it resume its water-based activities for people with disabilities this summer.
Select Cowes Sailability Club as your local cause and Co-op will make a donation to us whenever you buy selected Co-op branded products and services.
Cowes Sailability Club is appealing for more volunteers to come forwards to help the charity organise and run sailing and boating activities for people with disabilities on the Isle of Wight.