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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.
Cowes Sailability Club has received a generous contribution towards a new boat from the Isle of Wight Foundation, a registered charitable trust established by Island Roads.
Cowes Sailability Club has launched an appeal for funding to help it purchase a motor boat, specially adapted to cater for people with disabilities, including those who use wheelchairs.
Between April and September 2019, members of Cowes Sailability Club got together every Monday afternoon to go sailing in the club’s two accessible sailing boats…
Parents of children with autism on the Isle of Wight have spoken about the benefits that their children have gained from participating in boating trips facilitated by Cowes Sailability Club.
A lady aged 93 from the Isle of Wight has proven that you are never too old for a new adventure. She was one of a group of five people with dementia and other age-related medical conditions…
During Cowes Week 2019, Cowes Sailability Club made it possible for 173 people, including 56 children and adults with disabilities, to enjoy trips in the Solent on Wetwheels, a wheelchair-accessible motor catamaran.
Four members of Cowes Sailability Club took part in the Round the Island Race 2019, taking seventeen hours to circumnavigate the Isle of Wight on board the Spirit of Scott Bader.
A group of adults with a wide range of learning difficulties and physical disabilities from Kingston Farmhouse care home in East Cowes have been enjoying boating trips with Cowes Sailability Club since the end of May.
School pupils with severe and complex needs have been given opportunities to enjoy the fun and excitement of speeding through the waves on a motorboat. Cowes Sailability Club arranged a series of trips for groups
Cowes Sailability Club has secured funding for adults and children with disabilities to enjoy boating trips during the Cowes Week regatta, from 12th to 16th August 2019.
Cowes Sailability Club has taken delivery of a brand new sailing boat, which will enable it to offer additional sailing opportunities for disabled people on the Isle of Wight.
Sue Waddleton is planning a huge adventure to raise money for her two favourite island charities: Cowes Sailability Club and Pony Driving for the Disabled.