Sailability @ Upton Warren
Any participants aged under 18 years old must have a Waiver- General Form of Disclaimer completed by an authorised adult.
PLEASE NOTE: Green circles show when the activity is running, please click on the green circle to check availability for the session.
What you need to know:
This is a 45 minute sailing session aimed at people with disabilities. Please book a place just for the disabled sailor, carers do not need to book a place. If you are unsure about your physical suitability, please seek medical advice BEFORE booking a session.
Our sailing sessions aim to provide a sailing experience led by RYA qualified instructors. No experience is necessary, we have a range of equipment and boats available enabling anyone to have a go at sailing. We have 2 seater Access Dinghies and larger Cruiser boats where you will be accompanied by a volunteer from Upton Warren Sailing Club whilst sailing around our lake.
We have a motorised Wheely boat where wheelchair users can board and be taken around the lake by one of our team.
There is a hoist available to enable transfer from a wheelchair to Access Dinghies. The maximum transferable weight is 127kg.
We do have the facility to run accessible RYA courses, please email us to discuss your needs firstname.lastname@example.org
There will be a toilet available for use, there are changing rooms and showers available. There is a disabled changing room available.
What you need to bring: (appropriate for the time of year)
• Clothes for on the water such as jogging trousers, sweatshirt, t-shirt
• Spare change of clothes
• Old trainers / wetsuit boots to wear on the water
• Warm hat/sun hat
• Sun cream