Covenham Sailing club has facilities to cater for people, adults or children, with disabilities who wish to participate in the sport of sailing.
Dependent on the level of disability participating in the sport of sailing can be done in a variety of ways. If you have some experience of sailing you could sail solo in one of our various access dinghies (all very stable boats), or go on the water with experienced volunteer sailors or instructors. We also have some larger boats, sailed by an experienced instructor or volunteer, capable of taking out small groups onto the water. RYA courses are also available in all types of boats. Covenham is also equipped with a hoist for the transfer of people from wheelchairs into boats.
All sailing kit, Waterproofs, Buoyancy aids can be provided.
To find out more, please contact us.
You can also contact us via our sailability Facebook page which can be accessed here.
Sailability Dates for 2021.
5, 19 June
3, 17, 31 July
14 28 Aug
11 25 September
9 23 October
To read more about our sailability section at Covenham, here is an article that was written about the sailability section in connection with Mental Health Awareness Week 2020:
Sailability is also a nationwide scheme and is run by hundreds of volunteers at different clubs
around the UK. To learn more about the RYA initiative, click here.