Sailability Wellington hosted the 2015 Hansa Class National Championships, Kiwi Cup and Kiwi Ability Regatta at Lowry Bay, Wellington from 17th to 19th January 2015.
On 31 January Sailability Auckland followed in the wake of trendsetter Sailability Wellington and opened its new satellite branch at Whangaparaoa.
Unless you have been living down a very deep dark hole, you have probably heard by now that sailing has been excluded from the 2020 Paralympics to be held in Tokyo.
With the arrival of better weather, there are now some results to report.
While in Auckland for the Volvo Yachting New Zealand Excellence Awards in November, the 5 Yachting New Regional Support Officers took the opportunity to learn more about inclusive sailing.
While the weather at Lake Ngaroto left something to be desired on Saturday 29th November, the turnout of potential sailors and volunteers couldn’t have been better for the newest Sailabilty’s first have a go day.
Although I never got to know Dale, the sailing community, and in particular, visually impaired sailors have lost a true champion.
When I say fresh I am not referring to the Rotorua odour, but the new format!
With summer nearly here, the New Zealand Herald published a helpful article on October 25th to help the landlubbers amongst us in the “City of Sails” to also get out there.
Náutico Clube Boa Esperança, Lisbon, with the support of New Zealand boat designer Peter Tait, is running an Inclusive Boat Building programme