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Watersports for People with Disabilities

These sessions are aimed at anyone with any additional support need. You don’t need to be registered as disabled or have a diagnosed condition to attend.

Formerly Bristol Sailability we aim to extend the opportunities we can offer to a greater number of people in Bristol, but we still keep the same ethos of challenging people and their perception of themselves through new activities that they will not have experienced and that offers a level playing field for all.



We work to enable disabled people, and those with any additional support needs, of all ages to participate in watersports.  We are a registered RYA Sailability Centre and Sailability Centre of Excellence. To ensure that we meet the exacting standards of the Royal Yachting Association, we are inspected annually. We are a paddleability centre and offer assisted rowing.

Our vision is to have more integrated watersports, whereby people with an impairment are supported in a mainstream environment. However we recognise that this is not always possible or desirable, so we aim to provide sessions which meet all needs and tastes.



Participants may have physical, mental emotional or perception difficulties but all are encouraged to take part in water-based activity. It is often the first time that they are able to feel free from a debilitating condition and to be involved in such a challenging activity.

“Our students gain so much in coming to All-Aboard”
“It is a fantastic opportunity for our students to experience new things and develop skills in a safe, fun and supported environment”
“There’s something for everyone – all are included and are have fun”

If you would like to discuss bringing your school or group down to participate with us, please contact the office directly on 0117 929 0801. We look forward to hearing from you.