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Want to come Sailing, Paddling or Powerboating?


Contact: [email protected] to book your place!

Sailability Form for New Participants –  Sailability Sessions – registration 2024


Saturday Sessions


Time: 10.30am to 12.30pm                    Cost: £8  donation (carer goes free)


These sessions are open to anyone with any form of disability or additional support need, as well as their friends, family and carers.

Sessions are £8 per participant (minimum suggested donation) carers go free. Family members and friends are able to join in, however priority must be given to those with a disability – donation for their attendance is welcomed! We offer Sailing, Powerboat River Trips and Paddling.


Those who want to sail but are nervous of sailing on their own, we can offer support and will endeavour to provide an instructor or experienced sailor to accompany them. We use the access dinghies (see left) for independent sailing and have dinghies which have the option to be fitted with electric hand controls for those who have little strength or mobility in their upper limbs.

To view these dates and for more information on how to book for Sailability CLICK HERE

If you want to sail as part of a group we also have the ‘Drascombe Lugger’ or the ‘Devon Day’ (see lower right), which are traditional wooden sailing boats.




The safety boats are on hand, but our accessible powerboats will be used to take people on trips around the harbour. Our powerboats are wheelchair accessible so there is no necessity to transfer from your wheelchair. There will be two trips: 10:30 and 11:30. Please ensure you arrive 15 minutes before the boat trip as the boat cannot wait.


To view these dates and for more information on Powerability and how to book CLICK HERE




Paddling will be on offer every week on Saturdays. We have a sit-in-kayak with stabiliser, sit-on-top kayaks, Canadian Canoes, Katakanu and Bellboat on offer.

To view these dates and for more information on Paddleability CLICK HERE

Bring your application form with you for the first time, so that we know if there are any specific requirements or concerns you might have. Please book ahead by emailing [email protected].

Our paddleability sessions are currently funded by the British Canoeing Together Stronger Fund which has enabled us to deliver weekly sessions with a range of accessibility equipment.

2024 Dates : Saturday Sailability – Sailing, Powerboat, Paddling

April – 20th, 27th 

May – 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th 

June – 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th 

July –  6th, 13th, 20th, 27th

August – 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st 

September – 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th 

October – 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th 

Tuesday Sailability

Cost: £8  donation (carer goes free)

These sessions are on Tuesdays during term time from Easter to October. These are book only sessions, where we need to agree to a time prior to the day. To book, please email [email protected] This session is  more suitable for young participants and sailors who are on the Autistic Spectrum or have Learning Difficulties, thus require a calmer environment and a  high ratio of volunteer support than the Saturday session.


Please see our useful video on ‘What to expect’ or see HERE for some accessible, printable information 🙂

“I feel free on the water”

“It’s really nice to do something as a family”

“Very empowering and a good opportunity to meet new people”