Sailability - Burghfield Sailing Club
Sailing opportunities for anyone aged 8+ with visual and hearing impairments, physical disabilities and/ or learning disabilities. Burghfield Sailing Club - Sailability Thursday: 6.00pm - 8.00pm, mid April to mid September. We also run a periodic Saturday session. RYA qualified instructors supervise all activity.
We gear a session to the aspirations and abilities of the clients, including informal and formal tuition, with some schemes providing certificates or formal boating qualifications.
Experiences may be a trip round the lake in a sailing boat or powerboat to sailing races or formal tuition.
We make a nominal charge for a client, but none for carers.
Please enquire for more details.
Who to contact
Where to go
- Burghfield Sailing Club
- RG7 4AP
Time / Date Details
- Time of day
- Session Information
18.00 to 20.00 (April to September)
A session may be cancelled due to inclement weather - please phone for details.
Also there are monthly Saturday sessions, 10:30am-4:00pm
- 2015 season - £6 per session
- Age Ranges
- Age Range Notes
For ages 8-25 yrs with disabilities.
- Referral required
- Referral Details
For new clients, some paperwork is needed, We recommend arriving before 7:15pm to be able to get on the water, earlier if paperwork needs completing. These may be completed in advance - contact us by email.
We are happy to answer any questions you have via phone or email
- Other notes
RYA qualified instructors
We cater for almost any disability, from old age to severe disabilities, including wheelchair bound.
- SEN Provision Type
- Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, Medical, Specific Literacy Difficulties, Speech & Language Difficulties, Behavioural, Emotional & Social Difficulties, Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Physical Disability, Hearing Impairment, Moderate Learning Difficulties, Severe Learning Difficulties, Visual Impairment
- Local Offer Age Bands
7 to 11
12 to 14
15 to 16
16 to 18
Yes, access for mobile and wheelchair bound.
2015 - Clients are charged £6 per session; no charge for carers.
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