Operations

 

Sailbility Whitsunday is a worldwide organisation and we are one of 15 clubs operating within Queensland, helping those with disabilities and special needs by participating in recreational sailing.

Read more about Sailability’s history here

See for Yourself !

THE FLEET

303 Hansa Access dinghies

  • 2 person sling seat for skipper and sailor
  • suitable craft for teaching and sailing skills
  • impossible to capsize

SUPPORT BOAT 

  • for rescue/emergency
  • course supervision
  • setting fun sailing courses

OBSERVER BOAT

  • for non sailors
  • try steering a motor boat
  • enjoy sights from a water virewpoint

  TIMES     Every second Tuesday, weather permitting:      Volunteers 8.00 am to 2.00 pm      Sailors/Carers 9.00 am to 1.00 pm

  LOCATION     Downstairs at the Whitsunday Sailing Club

  BOOKINGS    Please phone 0499 835 111 – and notify us of any special equipment (sling/hoist/wheelchair or yard access)

  CALENDAR    click here

AFFORDABLE COSTS

  • $10 participation fee – includes multiple sails when applicable
  • $2 onion & sausage sizzle (when available)
  • $2 soft drinks
  • Free tea / coffee /chilled water (when available) – can fill own container
  • All laughs, smiles, jokes – on the house!!

What we offer for all Participants & Volunteers

Affordable Costs     Refreshments     Onion & Snag BBQ Sizzle     Positive Encouragement     Support     Safety     Healthy Activity     Covid-safe Plan     Personal Development     Self Reliance     Social Interaction     Friendships in a Friendly Environment     Hoist Facility     Disability Toilet     Wheelchair Access     Sheltered Seated Areas     Structured Format     Freedom of Movement     Basic Skill Sail Training     Being in Control     Competition Sailing  

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