Those lazy days on the sea!
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.Continue Reading
Blind Sailing 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.Continue Reading
Bellboating – Aquabats 8 Aug
8 August – bellboating at Shadwell. Please meet at Shadwell D.L.R at 6.15pm leaving at 6.30pm. Contact: Arthur Payne on 07812 721517Continue Reading
VI Sailing 2019 with E.A.S.T
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.Continue Reading
VI Sailing 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…Continue Reading