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Show news 'Sip and Puff' sailboat making anything possible
New adapted keelboat for Mylor Sailing School near Falmouth
Posted on 31 Oct 2023
How sailors with a disability get into a dinghy
Looking at slings and hoists with Frensham Pond Sailability
Posted on 20 Oct 2023
North West Sailability Series at Leigh & Lowton
Keen racing with great coaching from Alan Williams and Matt Daly
Posted on 3 May 2023
Challenger Coaching Weekend at Rutland
17 sailors benefit from time on the water, video analysis and discussion
Posted on 18 Apr 2023
Seating options for sailors with a disability
What do accessible dingies and small keelboats look like on the inside?
Posted on 7 Apr 2023
Challengers at the RYA Multiclass Regatta
One unique competitor had both electric mainsheet winch and electric steering
Posted on 10 Aug 2022
Sign up for the RYA U25 Para Sailing Camps
Offering young disabled sailors the chance to attend four development and selection camps
Posted on 9 May 2022
Join the RYA Para Sailing Hub
Sailors of all ages and abilities pledge their support for the para racing community
Posted on 11 Mar 2022
RYA Para Sailing Hub to be launched
Increasing racing opportunities in the UK
Posted on 23 Feb 2022
UK's first truly barrier-free boating weekend
Disabled sailing opportunities this May in Portsmouth
Posted on 21 Feb 2022
Getting out of isolation and back out on the water
First sailing adventure in 2021 since Covid-19
Posted on 21 May 2021
Virtual RYA Sailability Conference a huge success
More than 200 delegates came together at the weekend for a chance to regroup
Posted on 17 Feb 2021
Funding for sailing projects tackling inequality
The £150,000 of National Lottery Funding was awarded to the RYA.
Posted on 1 Dec 2020
RYA Sailability: From Lockdown and Beyond
Sailability clubs and centres have gone through eight months of upheaval
Posted on 12 Nov 2020
RYA Sailability release guide to autism & boating
Volunteers and instructors across the UK can now access new guidance
Posted on 24 Aug 2020
Megan Pascoe wins eSailing Multiclass Regatta
Sailability stars battle it out in a series of live races on virtual waters
Posted on 4 Aug 2020
RYA Sailability Regatta goes virtual for 2020
Teaming up with leading eSailing provider Virtual Regatta
Posted on 19 Jun 2020
Helly Hansen becomes official clothing sponsor
To RYA Sailability and OnBoard programmes
Posted on 5 Sep 2019
Who says you can't enjoy sailing?
RYA supports campaign to challenge negative perceptions of disability
Posted on 15 Jul 2019
Multihulls at the RYA Sailability Regatta
Challengers and Wetas at Weymouth
Posted on 9 Jul 2019
RYA Sailability Regatta
Blind Sailing team crowned champions
Posted on 8 Jul 2019
Countdown for RYA Sailability Multiclass Regatta
UK's biggest disability sailing event comes to south west coast
Posted on 28 Jun 2019
RYA urges boaters to heed MAIB Safety Bulletin
Relating to the securing of retractable keels in small boats
Posted on 27 Jun 2019
No More Lost Voices Thanks to Icom, Over
Icom IC-M25EURO handheld VHF radios for Sailability Scotland SCIO
Posted on 8 May 2019
RYA Sailability Multiclass Regatta Opportunies
The event promises three inspirational days of racing
Posted on 23 Apr 2019
Bronze for determined Scots sailors in Abu Dhabi
Two sailors from the Special Olympics GB Sailing Team medal
Posted on 26 Mar 2019
Determined sailors off to the Special Olympics
Six Scots sailors will be flying to Abu Dhabi next week
Posted on 28 Feb 2019
SEAS scheme gets national award
A North Wales sailing centre has received the #MoreThanSailing Award
Posted on 20 Feb 2019
Champions recognised at RYA Sailability Awards
Sailability National Conference the most popular to date
Posted on 19 Feb 2019
Swansea Watersports gets Sailability Centre status
Disabled sailors will get new opportunities to speed around South Wales waters
Posted on 16 Feb 2019
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    Volunteers working at Sailability clubs soon realise the importance of knee pads, as they spend so long kneeling on the jetty, leaning over dinghies moored alongside!
    © Magnus Smith
    A 'crane sling' designed for a winch-operated hoist (good for jamming under someone who is already sitting in their wheelchair, as it is firm and has little material, but less comfortable than larger slings)
    © Magnus Smith
    Frensham Pond Sailability has a variety of different hoist types on their jetty
    © Magnus Smith
    Prototype dinghy for disabled sailors seen at the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show
    © Mark Jardine
    Electric assistance kit for disabled sailors seen at the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show
    © Mark Jardine
    Sailability blind sailing
    © RYA Sailability
    Geoff Holt and Mike Wood with the Wetwheels project in Portsmouth
    © Disabled Sailors Association
    Disabled powerboaters get ready to explore the Solent
    © WetWheels
    Disabled sailors at the helm of the 'Scott Bader'
    © Disabled Sailors Association
    Sailability Keelboat League
    © RYA
    First virtual RYA Sailability Conference
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    200th wheelchair accessible Wheelyboat is getting ready for use in North Wales
    © The Wheelyboat Trust
    200th wheelchair accessible Wheelyboat is getting ready for use in North Wales
    © Joe McCarthy
    200th wheelchair accessible Wheelyboat is getting ready for use in North Wales
    © The Wheelyboat Trust
    Helly Hansen - RYA OnBoard Sailability Sponsor
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    RYA Sailability Multiclass Regatta 2019
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    RYA Sailability Multiclass Regatta 2019
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    RYA Sailability Multiclass Regatta - Challenger Fleet
    © Emily Whiting
    Special Olympics GB Sailing Team
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    Jamie Cairns and Darren MacGregor - Special Olympics World Games
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    Cornich Beach - Special Olympics World Games
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    Laura Carrick and Shannon McGhee - Multisport Regatta 2017
    © Marc Turner
    Jon Gamon and Conway's SEAS Group - MoreThanSailing
    © RYA Cymru-Wales
    Anne Taylor - Exceptional contribution - RYA Sailability Annual Awards
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    Jon Gamon and Conway's SEAS Group - MoreThanSailing - RYA Sailability Annual Awards
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    Brony Limb - Sailor of the Year - RYA Sailability Annual Awards
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    Swansea Watersports
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    Swansea Watersports
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    Swansea Watersports
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    Celtic Capability sailing
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