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  • Able Sail/Handi-Voile Able Sail/Handi-Voile
    Welcome to our web site. Able Sail/Handi-Voile is a not for profit organization dedicated to providing sailing opportunities in Shediac Bay to the disabled in the Southeastern New Brunswick region. Shediac, N.B. Canada
    http://www.ablesail.ca/
    (Added: Mon Nov 26 2012) - Report this link as bad!
  • Blind Sailing Australia Blind Sailing Australia
    Currently there are a number of individuals and groups participating in Sailability programs around the country. Groups are often organised as a part of a broader recreation program and often provide the first sailing experience for many participants. Individuals are then able to join up with Sailability to enable them to participate more regularly and develop their skills.
    http://www.blindsailingaustralia.org/
    (Added: Tue Jan 07 2020) - Report this link as bad!
  • Blind Sailing International Blind Sailing International
    Blind Sailing International is an Organisation to support expand and further the opportunities for visually impaired people competing in the sport of sailing. Blind Sailing International started a class of Fleet Racing which provided visually impaired sailors with a level playing field. Where lack of sight is no longer a disadvantage. Generally we race on keel boats, anything from 22 ft to 30 ft. racing in teams of four people, two visually impaired and two sighted. The helmsman, who is responsible for the steering, is always visually impaired. The tactician is sighted and not allowed to take part in the physical sailing of the boat. There is a visually impaired crew member and a sighted crew member who take care of the sails and trim of the boat.
    https://www.blindsailinginternational.com/
    (Added: Thu Dec 05 2019) - Report this link as bad!
  • Challenged America Challenged America
    The Challenged America program is dedicated to introduce sailing as a therapeutic and rehabilitative enhancing activity to individuals with disabilities, their loved ones, and professionals in healthcare and rehabilitation. San Diego, California
    http://challengedamerica.org/
    (Added: Sat Nov 17 2012) - Report this link as bad!
  • Disabled Sailing Association of British Columbia Disabled Sailing Association of British Columbia
    Today, the Disabled Sailing Association of BC (DSA-BC) operates eight specially designed Martin 16 sailboats and hosts between 800 and 1,000 sailing experiences annually at Jericho and more from its affiliated branches in Victoria, Chemainus and Kelowna. Disabled (or adaptive) sailing, promotes freedom and independence. Even people with no movement below the neck are able to sail by themselves. Vancouver, BC Canada
    https://disabledsailingbc.org/
    (Added: Mon Nov 26 2012) - Report this link as bad!
  • Disabled Sailing Association of Ontario Disabled Sailing Association of Ontario
    The Disabled Sailing Association of Ontario (DSAO) is dedicated to providing people living with a disability the opportunity to learn about and enjoy sailing. The DSAO is a non-profit charitable organization founded, organized and run by people with disabilities, and is uniquely attuned to the needs and desires of its participants. Toronto, ON Canada
    https://disabledsailingontario.com/
    (Added: Mon Nov 26 2012) - Report this link as bad!
  • Even Keel Project Even Keel Project
    Sailing is one of very few sports in which having a physical disability does not have to be a disadvantage. Through its adaptive sailing programme, The Even Keel Project will give both the able bodied and disabled the opportunity to participate together in a sailing activity that would otherwise be normally outside their reach. The Even Keel Project encourages members to learn new skills and experience the freedom and feeling of escapism that sailing can offer. Registered in England & Wales. Isle of Sheppey Sailing Club, Isle of Sheppey, Kent, UK
    http://www.theevenkeel.com/
    (Added: Tue Dec 18 2012) - Report this link as bad!
  • GBR Blind Sailing GBR Blind Sailing
    Blind Sailing is a Registered Charity, who provide sailing for blind and partially sighted people. We organise regular training sessions with coaching and help to enable novices to learn to sail. We also coach the more advanced to enable them to compete at both national and international events. The Charity use lots of different and excellent sailing schools, clubs and organisations all over the UK.
    https://www.gbrblindsailing.co.uk/
    (Added: Tue Jan 07 2020) - Report this link as bad!
  • Judd Goldman Adaptive Sailing Foundation Judd Goldman Adaptive Sailing Foundation
    Today, the adaptive sailing program consists of eight Freedom Independence 20's, eight Sonars, and four 2.4 meter sailboats. Over one thousand participants experience the joy and independence of sailing each year. In 1992 the JGASF, in partnership with Chicago Yacht Club, founded the North American Challenge Cup (NACC) for sailors with disabilities. The NACC continues to be a major disabled sailing event today. The NACC and the JGASF are proud to have been chosen by US Sailing for twelve years as the host to the national sailing championship for disabled sailors, the Independence Cup (renamed the US Disabled Sailing Championship). During the twelve years the combined event was known as the Independence Cup/North American Challenge Cup. Chicago, Illinois
    https://juddgoldmansailing.org/
    (Added: Mon Dec 28 2015) - Report this link as bad!
  • Para World Sailing Index Para World Sailing Index
    Sailing takes many forms; you can cruise, race or simply potter around in all kinds of boats, on the sea or inland water. It is one of the very few sports in which able-bodied sailors and Para sailors can participate on equal terms. The Para World Sailing Committee is responsible for sailing for people with disabilities worldwide. The committee is responsible for the Paralympic Sailing Programme including Events and Equipment selection. It promotes, assesses and supports programmes for Para sailing run by their Member National Authorities (MNAs). The committee promotes all types of sailing for people with all types and degrees of disability. The values of the committee are equity, opportunity to excel and empowerment for sailors with disabilities.
    https://www.sailing.org/disabled/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Sail To Prevail - The National Disabled Sailing Program Sail To Prevail - The National Disabled Sailing Program
    Sail To Prevail creates opportunities for disabled children and adults to overcome adversity through therapeutic sailing. We are proud of our successful history, in which we have served thousands of disabled individuals. Newport, Rhode Island and Cambridge, Massachusetts
    https://sailtoprevail.org/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Sail To Prevail - The National Disabled Sailing Program Sail To Prevail - The National Disabled Sailing Program
    Sail To Prevail is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization founded in 1982 that has helped over 10,000 individuals with disabilities. Originally called Shake-A-Leg Newport, the name was changed to Sail To Prevail in 2009, but the mission remains the same. Sail To Prevail creates opportunities for disabled children and adults to overcome adversity through therapeutic sailing. Newport, Rhode Island
    http://www.shakealeg.org/
    (Added: Mon Dec 28 2015) - Report this link as bad!
  • Sailability | Sailing for Everyone Sailability | Sailing for Everyone
    An organisation facilitating sailing for everyone, regardless of age or ability. Sailability World Inc. operates in numerous countries throughout the world, through activities at 350 local Sailability clubs. Sailability is a "not for profit", volunteer-based organisation which, through the activity of sailing, enriches the lives of people with any type of disability, the elderly, the financially and socially disadvantaged.
    https://www.sailability.org/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Sailors with disABILITIES Sailors with disABILITIES
    SWD is a not-for-profit organisation. We are Creators of Optimism. We encourage people with a disability or those in difficult circumstances to see things in a new way. If you want to come sailing read about our sailing programs. For those affected by disadvantage or disability, sailing is free. Strawberry Hills, NSW, Australia
    http://www.sailorswithdisabilities.com/
    (Added: Mon Dec 28 2015) - Report this link as bad!

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