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Chesil Sailability AGM 2017

[Admin: 17th May 2017 19:04:00]

First 2017 Sailing Session

[Admin: 8th May 2017 21:10:00]

Volunteer Training 18th March

[Admin: 13th Apr 2017 18:18:00]

Charity Chamber Music Concert, Sunday 5th March

Jurassic Strings performed at Bridehead, Littlebredy, Dorset in aid of Chesil Sailability and the BSO Benevolent Fund. [Admin: 26th Jan 2017 23:40:00]

Access Dorset film!

Access Dorset film!

Local third sector organisation, Access Dorset, have filmed one of our sessions and created a brilliant video! [: 3rd Oct 2015 11:50:00]

TeamChesil success at Frampton SC

TeamChesil success at Frampton SC

Philip Hall and Dick Foyle flew the flag for TeamChesil in style yesterday, at the Frampton SC Western TT event. [: 1st Oct 2015 12:15:00]

TeamChesil at Oxford Grand Prix

TeamChesil at Oxford Grand Prix

TeamChesil competed in the final Grand Prix racing event of the year at Oxford this weekend. [: 28th Sep 2015 12:18:00]

Shaving for Sailability!

Shaving for Sailability!

Sailor, Tim Scarisbrick let his crew, Anya de Iongh, shave his head to raise money for Chesil Sailability! [: 22nd Sep 2015 12:37:00]

Barts Bash 2016!

Barts Bash 2016!

This year, Chesil Sailability will be competing in Barts Bash again - mixing it with the rest of the sailing community locally! Watch out for this exciting event on 17th/18th September ⛵️ [: 21st Sep 2015 12:00:00]

Thank you to Weymouth Marina

Thank you to Weymouth Marina

Thank you to Weymouth Marina (Dean and Reddyhoff) for their support this year with our fundraising. [: 17th Sep 2015 12:11:00]

New Committee

New Committee

We would like to announce our new committee and welcome our new Chair, Paul Chick MBE. [: 1st Sep 2015 12:26:00]

Hall Property Lawyers Hansa National Championships

Hall Property Lawyers Hansa National Championships

Chesil Sailability was privileged to be hosting the 17th Hansa UK National Championships. This was the first ever time this event has been held on the sea and sailing off the very same pontoons that three years ago, our Paralympic hero's had been for the 2012 Paralympics – this was real legacy in action! [: 31st Aug 2015 21:22:00]

TeamChesil at the European Championships

TeamChesil at the European Championships

Last week, TeamChesil were representing Great Britain at the Hansa European Championships at Rutland Sailing Club, UK. [: 13th Jul 2015 15:43:00]

Carsington Grand Prix

Carsington Grand Prix

This weekend, TeamChesil went off to Carsington for the second Hansa Grand Prix. [: 15th Jun 2015 15:35:00]

New Forest TT racing

New Forest TT racing

On Saturday, Team Chesil went to Spinnaker Sailing Club for the next event in the Hansa TT circuit. [: 31st May 2015 18:44:00]

Baton Relay: Stage 5

Baton Relay: Stage 5

The fifth stage of our baton relay happened this week. [: 26th May 2015 18:37:00]

Weymouth and Portland Model Boat Club

Weymouth and Portland Model Boat Club

On Thursday evening, Weymouth and Portland Model Boat Club held a evening of talks for Chesil Sailability and Castle Cove Sailing Club, with plenty of their model boats to see. [: 23rd May 2015 13:28:00]

ASDA Green Tokens!

ASDA Green Tokens!

The Weymouth branch of ASDA has chosen Chesil Sailability to be of the charities for its Green Token scheme this month! [: 21st May 2015 13:37:00]

Whitefriars Hansa GP event

Whitefriars Hansa GP event

Chesil Sailability’s Race Team travelled to Wiltshire this weekend to compete in the first Grand Prix event of the year at Whitefriars Sailing Club. [: 13th May 2015 13:20:00]

Burghfield TT event

Burghfield TT event

Chesil Sailability Race Team competed in the 1st TT event of the year, at Burghfield this week. [: 3rd May 2015 16:33:00]

Project Zöe Final Cheque Presentation

Project Zöe Final Cheque Presentation

After 9 months of fundraising, the Project Zöe team handed over their cheque to Chesil Sailability yesterday. [: 30th Apr 2015 16:38:00]

A marathon effort for CS!

A marathon effort for CS!

Hugh de Iongh completed a 26 mile kayak-athon raising money for Chesil Sailability this week! [: 20th Apr 2015 16:25:00]

Teeshirts

Teeshirts

Our Chesil Sailability teeshirts and polo shirts are now available to order. [: 18th Apr 2015 10:59:00]

Boat Jumble!

Boat Jumble!

We had a stall at the WPCA Boat Jumble to fundraise. [: 4th Apr 2015 22:05:00]

Kayak-athon fundraiser!

Kayak-athon fundraiser!

Hugh de Iongh is doing the London Marathon - in a kayak along the River Thames - to raise money for Chesil Sailability! [: 14th Mar 2015 00:01:00]

Disability Awareness Training

Our new volunteers avoided tying themselves up in knots later in the season by getting it all out of their system on our day of Disability Awareness Training! [: 8th Mar 2015 23:55:00]

IPACA Support

IPACA Support

Local school, IPACA, are supporting Chesil Sailability with their fundraising activities and we've been talking to their students. [Anya de Iongh: 7th Mar 2015 23:39:00]

This Floats My Boat mentor training!

This Floats My Boat mentor training!

This Floats My Boat project launches, with training our crew of peer mentors [: 5th Mar 2015 23:17:00]

Awards and Celebration Evening

Awards and Celebration Evening

Our Annual Awards and Celebration evening showcased everything we're so proud about at Chesil Sailability with all our members, sailors and volunteers. [Anya de Iongh: 1st Mar 2015 23:26:00]

RYA Sailability Conference

RYA Sailability Conference

This weekend, Hugh and Marcus attended the national RYA Sailability conference [: 4th Feb 2015 21:04:00]

Air 107.2 Community Drop

Air 107.2 Community Drop

A few weeks ago, Derek from Air 107.2 the local Community Radio station, came to interview Chesil Sailability for one of their Community Drops to play on air. [: 25th Jan 2015 21:29:00]

December Newsletter

December Newsletter

[: 17th Dec 2014 23:22:00]

Christmas e-card from Chesil Sailability

Christmas e-card from Chesil Sailability

[: 17th Dec 2014 23:06:00]

Moatt Sails Open Loft

Moatt Sails Open Loft

Moatt Sails is our local sailmaker on Portland, and has been making us some training sails. Last weekend Steve Moatt, the man behind Moatt Sails held an Open Loft to launch his new loft on the Osprey Quay site. [: 8th Dec 2014 16:00:00]

Hansa GP Prizes

Hansa GP Prizes

Chesil Sailability's first season on the national Hansa circuit was a sucessful one, for al the sailors on the team. [: 3rd Dec 2014 15:46:00]

Launching Zöe RIB

Following the extraordinary sucess of Project Zöe, Chesil Sailability has been able to purchase our first RIB. [Anya de Iongh: 3rd Dec 2014 15:42:00]

Fundraising at Weymouth Football Club

Fundraising at Weymouth Football Club

[: 17th Oct 2014 14:39:00]

Race Team try Big Boat Sailing

Race Team try Big Boat Sailing

[: 17th Oct 2014 14:09:00]

Sutton Poyntz donations

Sutton Poyntz donations

[: 11th Oct 2014 14:57:00]

Baton Relay: Stage 3

Baton Relay: Stage 3

Stage Three of our baton relay saw the original 2012 volunteers baton orignally donated to Chesil Sailability from Sandra West, Paralympic Games Maker being passed on by Philip and Dick. [: 9th Oct 2014 16:11:00]

Barts Bash!

Barts Bash!

[: 23rd Sep 2014 15:09:00]

Grand Prix

Grand Prix

[: 15th Sep 2014 17:04:00]

Bristol TT event

Bristol TT event

[: 2nd Sep 2014 15:34:00]

Thoughts and sympathy for the Farrow family

We are sorry to announce Andrew Farrow, who was a member of Chesil Sailability, sadly passed away last week. Our sympathy is with his family and close friends at this time. He came to sail the 2.4m at the Sail for Gold event in June - and this is [Chesil Sailability: 26th Jul 2014 22:23:06]

The Mayor's Civic Service

The Mayor's Civic Service

Since the Mayor has been so supportive of Project Zoe and attending the launch of the Rod Shipley boats, Chesil Sailability was invited to the Mayor's Civic Service yesterday as one of her chosen charities, which was a real honour. The service [Chesil Sailability: 26th Jul 2014 22:20:07]

Brass Band and Afternoon Tea

Brass Band and Afternoon Tea

On Sunday 20 July ,the warm sun and cooling breeze helped us with a perfect English Summer Tea at All Saints Church Wyke Regis. The tea was to die for - wonderful music, homemade strawberry jam, scones and cakes - chocolate, fruit, carrot, coffee, le [Chesil Sailability: 26th Jul 2014 22:06:04]

Windflower Launch

Windflower Launch

In August 2013, we received an anonymous donation through the Charities Aid Foundation for a new boat. This was finally delivered last week, and before our sailing session this evening, we had the pleasure of launching her! This represents another [Chesil Sailability: 26th Jul 2014 22:02:12]

London 2012 Relay Baton

London 2012 Relay Baton

As a 2012 Legacy, we are particular delighted about a very special gesture that local Games Maker has made to Chesil Sailability. Sandra West was a Weymouth and Portland Ambassador for the Olympics and a Games Maker for the Olympics. She was given a [Chesil Sailability: 26th Jul 2014 21:46:22]

Welcoming Natasha Lambert to Portland!

Welcoming Natasha Lambert to Portland!

Today we had the privilege of welcoming sip-puff sailor Natasha Lambert into Portland, on her incredible Sea and Summit Challenge. She is sailing a Mini Trasat from Cowes to Wales then climbing a mountain - a very inspiring young lady! The 17- [Chesil Sailability: 26th Jul 2014 21:37:31]

Dean & Reddyhoff Portland Marina BBQ

Dean & Reddyhoff Portland Marina BBQ

Replicating the Weymouth event earlier in June, Chesil Sailability and Project Zoe were invited to the Dean and Reddyhoff Portland Marina BBQ. We are really grateful to Dean & Reddyhoff for their support of both Chesil Sailability and Pr [Chesil Sailability: 6th Jul 2014 20:19:25]

Bridehead Tennis Tournament

Bridehead Tennis Tournament

64 tennis players enjoyed a lovely sunny day on June 14th to participate in a fund-raising tournament using 8 courts kindly lent by friends in the locality. The event ended with a “Finals” and Barbecue at Bridehead, supported by families and fri [Chesil Sailability: 6th Jul 2014 11:10:54]

Belfield House - Open House and Afternoon Tea

Belfield House - Open House and Afternoon Tea

It was a perfect summer’s afternoon for PZ’s latest event on Saturday 21st June. A huge thank you to Jan Biggs who invited us to her beautiful home, Belfield House. We admired every nook and cranny, from cellar to attics, walled, formal [Chesil Sailability: 27th Jun 2014 16:17:20]

Naming Ceremony for Rod Shipley 1 and 2

Yesterday saw the official naming of our first two boats that are our own, Rod Shipley 1 and Rod Shipley 2. These were very generously donated by Mrs Shipley as part of the Rod Shipley Memorial Fund with the Chesil Trust. With over 40 people atten [Chesil Sailability: 25th Jun 2014 06:45:07]

New Forest Hansa TT

Yesterday saw the UK Hansa Class TT event held at Spinnaker Sailing Club by the New Forest Sailabiity Group. This was the first racing event for one of our sailors, Dick Foyle, and a regular Team Chesil racer, Tom Harper, was also on the water. It [Chesil Sailability: 12th Jun 2014 05:58:13]

Weymouth Marina Berth Holder Party

The Dean & Reddyhoff marina at Weymouth held their annual Berth Holders Party last night, and their charities for the evening were Project Zoe and CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young). We were delighted to be invited, and trustees Hugh de Iongh and Ph [Chesil Sailability: 8th Jun 2014 19:28:42]

Summer Social

This evening was our summer social - an opportunity to celebrate the milestones that we have reached so far in 2014, thank our volunteers as part of National Volunteer Week, and catch up with some of our sailing role models who are down for Sail for [Chesil Sailability: 3rd Jun 2014 21:22:58]

Squib Sailing

This week saw the maiden sail of Quantum, Jill and Simon Vine's Squib which had been adapted to enable some of our sailors to sail and race in a Squib! Dick Foyle was the first test pilot for Quantum on Tuesday night and had this to say: [Chesil Sailability: 1st Jun 2014 13:33:54]

Summer Social

On Tuesday 3rd June, we are not going to be going sailing, but instead going to have our summer social - a chance to soak up the atmosphere of the RYA international Sail For Gold regatta, welcome some British Olympic and international Paralympic sail [Chesil Sailability: 28th May 2014 20:50:40]

Project Zoe Smallmouth Cove Fete

On Saturday, the amazing team behind Project Zoe were not deterred by wind and rain, and ran a really successful Fete along the Rodwell Trail by Smallmouth Cove. There were stalls selling plants, computer bits, books, DVDs, hand-made crafts, cakes, a [Chesil Sailability: 25th May 2014 15:56:40]

Project Zoe Auction of Promises!

On Saturday 17th May, the amazing team behind Project Zoe held an evening of entertainment and an auction of promises. The organisational prowess of this team knows no ends, and even the weather was perfect, allowing guests to enjoy their welcome dri [Chesil Sailability: 23rd May 2014 06:35:56]

RYA Push The Boat Out!

We are pleased to be opening our doors on Tuesday 20th May as part of the national RYA initiative - Push the Boat out - to welcome new people to the sport of sailing! If you are interested in joining Chesil Sailability, this is an opportunity fo [Chesil Sailability: 10th May 2014 14:24:00]

Royal Visit!

On Friday, HRH Prince Edward and HRH Sohpie, Countess of Wessex, visited Dorset to met various local groups, including Chesil Sailability! Two of our sailors, Philip Hall and Jane Buckle, who are also a Trustee and Volunteer Co-ordinator respectively [Chesil Sailability: 5th May 2014 10:57:33]

Volunteer Training

On Sunday 27th April, lots of our volunteers attended training on our operational procedures, rigging and hoisting. (Heads up - these photos may well feature in an end of year caption competition!) It was a blustery and chilly day, and th [Chesil Sailability: 29th Apr 2014 08:27:19]

Easter Egg Competition

As is now an Easter custom for Chesil Sailability, Cathie Williams organised a great fundraising competition - to guess how many Easter eggs are in the Chesil Sailability boat. Congratulations to joint winners Steve Green and Jennie Pegrum who [Chesil Sailability: 21st Apr 2014 18:24:33]

Frugal Lunch for Project Zoe

Nearly £700 was added to the Project Zöe fund thanks to Philip and Cathie Williams who provided a Frugal Lunch on a perfect Spring Day at Bridehead for Little Bredy neighbours and project supporters. Donations for delicious soup, bread and [Chesil Sailability: 5th Apr 2014 17:30:13]

Project Zoe - Mothers' Day Lunch

Project Zoe, the Castle Cove Sailing Club Ladies Sailing fundraising group, held a Mothers’ Day lunch to raise money for a boat to be named in Zöe’s honour for Chesil Sailability. Seventy guests at Castle Cove Sailing Club enjoyed a lovely [Chesil Sailability: 30th Mar 2014 21:41:03]

WPCA Boat Jumble

Last night saw another fundraising effort by our members with the annual WPCA Boat Jumble at CCSC. Selling kit and boat bits and bobs on the evening raised an impressive £78.50. Cathie also bought our egg-filled boat which kept people guessin [Chesil Sailability: 26th Mar 2014 19:06:20]

Quiz Night

Last night was our quiz night - part of our winter programme of socials - and it was well attended fun evening! The winners were Team Robbers, made up of Cathie and Philip Williams, Kirsty and Rob Lydeard and Marcus Frith, photographed below, with t [Chesil Sailability: 25th Mar 2014 15:47:12]

Thank you to Sprint Signs & Graphics

To acknowledge the support we receive, such as donations, we wanted to create Chesil Sailability thank you cards that we could send out to our supporters. We are delighted with our collection of thank you cards that have been printed to a great stand [Chesil Sailability: 15th Mar 2014 21:22:29]

Boats donated in memory of Mr Shipley

We are really grateful to receive a very generous donation from Mrs Shipley, as part of the Rod Shipley Memorial Fund donated to Chesil Trust. Details on the Rod Shipley Memorial Fund and his biography can be found on the Chesil Trust website. [Chesil Sailability: 4th Mar 2014 22:29:31]

Disability Awareness Training

Despite the weather not being sail-able, this weekend proved busy for everyone involved with Chesil Sailability with the disability awareness training. Thank you to everyone who braved the weather to come to the training after the storms, especial [Chesil Sailability: 16th Feb 2014 14:15:35]

Thanks to Weymouth Sailing Club

Weymouth Sailing Club held a raffle at their recent dinner dance at the Hotel Prince Regent and kindly donated some of the proceeds, totalling £104 to Chesil Sailability. Hugh de Iongh, Chair of Chesil Sailability, said "We are very appreciati [Chesil Sailability: 13th Feb 2014 17:20:49]

Chesil Sailability Sailor helps develop new RS boat!

Tom Harper has been a sailor with Chesil Sailability since we began, and he has kindly written this guest blog post about his involvement in one of the most exciting developments in disability sailing in recent years... The new RS Venture Keel is [Chesil Sailability: 13th Feb 2014 17:12:28]

Sport England's welcome boost to Chesil Sailability!

Disability sport in Weymouth and Portland is set to receive a welcome boost after Chesil Sailability received an £8,820 award from Sport England to purchase new equipment. The money will be used to purchase essential safety and training equip [Chesil Sailability: 10th Feb 2014 22:18:57]

RYA Sailability National Conference

This weekend was the RYA Sailability national conference in Befordshire, and our chair, Hugh de Iongh went along. There were about 100 people there from clubs across the country, and the day was filled with lots of interesting talks and work [Chesil Sailability: 9th Feb 2014 18:34:18]

Afternoon Tea & Cake Fundraiser

On Saturday 9th February, Sadie and Issy Harris with Liz and Anya de Iongh held an fundraising tea and cake afternoon in aid of Chesil Sailability. Living on South Court Avneue, which had hosted a street party for the Queen's Jubille in 2012, Sadie c [Chesil Sailability: 9th Feb 2014 12:24:57]

Thank you to Weymouth Mobility

Chesil Sailability would like to thank local business Weymouth Mobility for their generous support of Chesil Sailability. Weymouth Mobility have donated three wheelchairs to Chesil Sailability for our sailors to use. Wheelchairs are often very precio [Chesil Sailability: 27th Jan 2014 12:18:39]

Sailor Stories

Another in our series of our sailors and their stories... Tim Scarisbrick suffered a severe stroke in December 2010 and was devastated that he would no longer be able to sail his beloved 505 again. He was finding it hard to come to terms with not [Chesil Sailability: 27th Jan 2014 12:09:05]

Yachts and Yachting Sailor of the Month

2014 has got off to a great start for Chesil Sailability already, with Yachts and Yachting announcing that Hugh de Iongh has been awarded Sailor of the Month! Jane Fishlock, who nominated him, was quoted in Yachts and Yachting saying "It has been rea [Chesil Sailability: 3rd Jan 2014 12:32:07]

Thanks to Castle Cove Ladies Sailing

The great team of Ladies Sailing hosts the annual Christmas social at Castle Cove Sailing Club. This year it was all in aid of Chesil Sailability, which was very generous! In keeping with tradition, there was a theme which involved costumes, decorat [Chesil Sailability: 15th Dec 2013 20:49:32]

2013: What a year!

2013 has been a whirl-wind year for us! From starting out, to seeing the enjoyment everyone got from being on the water... We couldn't have done it with our sailors, volunteers, supporters, sponsors and everyone one else who has given time, advice a [Chesil Sailability: 5th Dec 2013 18:18:28]

Thomas Hardye Sixth Form volunteer fair

Three of our sailors attended the Thomas Hardye Sixth Form volunteer fair this week, to spread the word about Chesil Sailability and see if there were any potential volunteers interested among their students! It was a busy lunch time in the common [Chesil Sailability: 1st Dec 2013 19:51:49]

December Pub meet!

We are meeting at the John Gregory pub in Southhill, Weymouth, for a evening at the pub! It is a chance to get together with everyone who has been involved over the summer, meet new sailors, supporters and volunteers and it is a open chance for any [Chesil Sailability: 26th Nov 2013 22:08:18]

A blog from our Chair

The Chair of Chesil Sailability, Hugh de Iongh, has had a busy year to say the least getting us on the water for the first time... And it hadn't stopped for the winter even though we aren't sailing, with all the behind the scenes work. But here are [Chesil Sailability: 21st Nov 2013 20:05:40]

Join us to make a difference!

2012 lives on ... through Chesil Sailability Volunteers! Join us in making a difference Would you like to be part of the Paralympic Sailing Legacy....on or off the water? Chesil Sailability was set up by a small group of local volunteers, to giv [Chesil Sailability: 18th Nov 2013 17:13:05]

A few words from a convert!

Ian White first got involved with Chesil Sailability through the local access group, coming on board to support our development with his wealth of experience of working with disability groups. He made it clear that getting on the water wasn't his thi [Chesil Sailability: 10th Nov 2013 20:14:33]

Getting creative at Volunteer Managers Training

Being based in Dorset, Chesil Sailability is lucky enough to benefit from being part of the Dorset Volunteer Managers Network (hosted by the Dorset Volunteer Centre). As a group entirely run by volunteers, and with each on the water session requiring [Chesil Sailability: 10th Nov 2013 19:36:59]

Another sailor, another story, another smile!

The third post in our series of guest blogs from our sailors come from Dick Foyle. Dick taking on the seven seas! When I saw the announcement in the Daily Echo of the launch of Chesil Sailability I thought it might offer a chance to become [Chesil Sailability: 10th Nov 2013 19:28:43]

End of seasons celebrations!

After our first season, we had a lot to celebrate... and a lot to plan for ready for 2014, so we had a get together with everyone from the Chesil Sailability team. After Hugh de Iongh, Chair, recapped all the milestones we have reached this year and [Chesil Sailability: 31st Oct 2013 17:56:48]

Volunteer Group of the Year

Chesil Sailability were delighted to be nominated as a Volunteer Group of the Year, as part of the Dorset Volunteer Centre's annual Volunteer Awards Evening. The evening celebrations were held on the 29th October, to coincide with National Make [Chesil Sailability: 31st Oct 2013 17:19:54]

A few words from one of our sailors

Roy Townsend has been sailing with Chesil Sailability all season, having come to our launch at WPNSA in March. Speaking after our last session of the summer, he had this to say about it all... "Being disabled has made me want to go sailing. I don' [Chesil Sailability: 29th Sep 2013 21:18:22]

Bristol TT Event - Chesil Sailability on Tour!

Despite on having sailed the boats a handful of times, Tim Scarisbrick and Anya de Iongh took on the challenging of flying the Chesil Sailability flag for the first time on the circuit. Bristol Docks was the venue of the Access Class Association Trav [Chesil Sailability: 29th Sep 2013 21:01:56]

Our First Boat!

Chesil Sailability have been absolutely delighted to receive an anonymous donation which is enough to buy a new Access 303 dinghy for the group! This will significantly increase our capacity to take people on the water to experience sailing for t [Chesil Sailability: 29th Sep 2013 20:54:29]

WPNSA grant

The Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA) is the ideal location for people with disabilities to get out on the water having hosted the Paralympic stars only last summer. Located in the sheltered waters of Portland Harbour, the Ac [Chesil Sailability: 22nd Sep 2013 20:05:45]

See us in Yachts and Yachting!

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Thank you to Henri Lloyd

We are delighted to receive a generous donation of vital buoyancy aids and other clothing from Henri Lloyd, the internationally recognises supplier of sailing clothes and equipment who have shop in St Mary Street, Weymouth. Sailors from the recentl [Chesil Sailability: 20th Jul 2013 18:13:04]

Meeting Lord Coe

On Thursday, Lord Coe made a legacy visit to Weymouth and Portland, and an example of the 2012 Paralympic legacy, Chesil Sailability had the opportunity to meet him! A small group of us met him at the Dean and Reddyhoff Marina after he unveiled a [Chesil Sailability: 20th Jul 2013 17:52:21]

Our first sail!

On Wednesday, we had our first on the water session, with a lovely gentle breeze in the balmy evening. Four sailors took to the water, in a Liberty, Access 2.3 and Access 303, supported by some of our great volunteers. It was the perfect start to o [Chesil Sailability: 20th Jul 2013 17:32:20]

Volunteer Reception & Welcome

Chesil Sailability couldn't happen without volunteers, so we organised an evening to welcome them and let them know about all our plans and visions that they are going to be part of! Our volunteer co-ordinator, Jane, did a great job of organising the [Chesil Sailability: 15th Jul 2013 20:48:44]

Disability Awareness Training

The RYA Sailability training programme for volunteers includes a day's training on disability awareness. 8 of our volunteers completed this in June - it was very interesting day, giving us lots to think about when running our on the water sessions, b [Chesil Sailability: 15th Jul 2013 20:21:27]

Chesil Sailability launch!

On Saturday, Chesil Sailability was officially launched at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy Outdoor Show. This 2012 legacy in practice was launch [Chesil Sailability: 14th Jul 2013 17:08:37]

Boat Jumble

Our first (of many!) fundraising activities was a boat jumble at Castle Cove Sailing Club, organised by the Yacht Clubs of Weymouth this week. We raised £114!   Thank you to everyone who donated jumble and helped out on the evening! W [Chesil Sailability: 14th Jul 2013 17:06:25]

 

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