Sailability Auckland presents a FREE opportunity for people with a disability to experience sailing regardless of ability. Come prepared for the weather, you may need a splash-proof jacket or even some sun screen (we hope), everything else will be provided.
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Yachting New Zealand Service Awards are all about exemplary or selfless services to the sport of yachting – and Gary Corkin of Sailability Auckland (now Northland too) is truly one deserved to be recognised. Find out why.
Elements Watersports Centre at Kulim Park, Otumoetai is running a fully coached Intro to Sailing opportunity for Blind and Visually Impaired people- on Sunday November 25th 2012. Its just a few days away, register now!
On November 20th, several Year 1 students studying on the Certificate in Work and Life Skills (Level 1 Supported Learning) course at EIT, Hawkes Bay, enjoyed a beautiful day on the water with Sailability Hawkes Bay and Monkeys Fist Yachting in Napier.
Despite it being a chilly and wet evening, five hardy sailors were keen to give sailing a go at the Bluff Yacht Club in Access dinghies. It’s new club members Chris and Hudson’s enthusiasm that prompted the club to encourage more sailors with a disability to give sailing a go.
Be sure to let your friends know about these opportunities in the New Year.
Fly Emirates Business Class to the European destination of your choice and support NZ Optimist Coaching
Emirates Airline and Emirates Team New Zealand are supporting New Zealand junior sailing by auctioning two Business Class return tickets from Auckland to any one of Emirates’ 33 European destinations.*
Our learn to windsurf programme is running alongside our Junior Sailing programme on Sunday mornings from 9am at the Maraetai Sailing Club for ages 8 and above. Give it a go - first trial free.
Last month, the Halberg Trust changed name to become known as the 'Halberg Disability Sport Foundation', with its community-based disability sport programme becoming 'AllSports'.
The Westpac Halberg Awards will remain the Halberg Disability Sport Foundation's flagship fundraising event and New Zealand's pre-eminent event to honour and celebrate sporting excellence.
Halberg Disability Sport Foundation National Manager, Nicki Turner, says two years of consultation, research and planning have gone into the Foundation's new strategic direction.
Chief Executive, David Abercrombie will be writing monthly to let you know about the hot topics around the Yachting New Zealand office, opportunities and services on offer and ensuring you don’t miss any important announcements.