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Those lazy days on the sea!

Sailing - Those lazy days on the sea with VISA-GB

It’s noses to the winch, splices to the mainbrace and all go in our preparation for the late August trip to promote the abilities of our visually impaired sailors as they set off on the good ship UKSA on 26th August with promotion, exhibition, broad-reaching, close hauling and fish finger frying all on the menu … Come on down to Poole Quay and meet us, we’ll be there from 28th August – if you want more details then give blind sailing supremo Lofty Sims a call on 07854245276.

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Blind Sailing beats the Blues!

Sailing - It's official - Blind Week beats the Blues

The sun shone, the wind blew, the sea was flat and the smiles were beaming.  The recipe was right and  the proportions spot on as Blind Week 2019 hit Lymington town, we were there with four yachts as a part of the twenty two strong fleet of boats with over fifty blind and visually impaired sailors pulling the strings and singing the songs.

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Bellboating – Aquabats 8 Aug

Bell Boating with the Aquabats 8 August 2019 Call 07812 721517

8 August – bellboating at Shadwell. Please meet at Shadwell D.L.R at 6.15pm leaving at 6.30pm. Contact: Arthur Payne on  07812 721517

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VI Sailing 2019 with E.A.S.T

East Anglian Sailing Trust Forum!

During the summer, we hope that individual EAST skippers will be able to offer sailing opportunities to experienced vision impaired sailors, by invitation. We would be pleased to offer an introductory service. We will be offering day-sailing opportunities to a number of organisations for blind people on Friday 10th May and Friday 31st May. If you or your organisation is interested in taking part, please contact Trevor Williams on 07872907719. 

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VI Sailing is a Growing Passtime

Sailing For Vision Impaired People Is A Growing Passtime

Listen to RNIB Connect Radio’s Allan Russell below in the audio podcast he speaks to World Champion sailor Lucy Hodges, to learn more about the sport and look at past, and future, competitions… 

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