Patron – The Rt. Hon Miss Ann Widdecombe PC DSG

 

 

AFFORDABLE SAILING FOR THE DISABLED IN TORBAY

The Disabled Sailing Association is non-profit making, run for the disabled and by the disabled.

THE THRILL AND JOY OF SAILING AT SEA

We aim to give people with a disability, family and carers the opportunity to enjoy a safe and pleasurable experience of seagoing sailing, including short local cruising of about two to three hours and for the more adventurous, longer coastal passages.

We have Disability Awareness-trained volunteer skippers and crew, all with CRB clearance, working with our disabled members enabling them to participate as fully as possible in a seagoing sailing experience.

We encourage and support, when funding and grants permit, our disabled members and volunteers to take RYA training courses. Several disabled members have already achieved this.

Our vessels have all taken the RNLI sea safety checks and follow their recommendations.

You can donate to us by going to www.mydonate.bt.com/charities/disabledsailingassociation and make your donation by following the instructions there.

You can also raise money for FREE while online shopping through www.easyfundraising.org.uk/dsa

As some of you have gallantly done such things as parachute jumps and half marathons in the past for us, next time why not set up your own page, link it to us to get an official fundraiser status for you next fund raising effort!

Raise money for DSA at Tesco

From the 1st March to the 29 April the Tesco stores below have DSA as one of their charities. When you shop please collect tokens at the checkout (as many as you can) and put them in the pot for DSA. The more we score the more money we get! Please help raise money for...

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DSA’s First Car Boot Sale

DSA’s First Car Boot Sale

On a bright freezing cold Sunday in January, two of our members braved the elements and raised £42.00. They returned with more items than they took!! - kindly donated by other car boot people. More car boot sales will take place during the year.

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Figaro

    HELPERS NEEDED! The Disabled Sailing Association will be the principle organisation providing Try sail experiences for visitors to the Figaro sailing event in Torquay from the 17th - 21st June. Its anticipated that there will be many thousands of people coming to...

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David Musgrove at No 10

Kevin Forster was pleased to be able to arrange for Sue Newman (Rowcroft Hospice) & Dave Musgrove (Disabled Sailing Association) to meet Samantha Cameron at Number 10...

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RYA Sailability News

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1 week ago

Disabled Sailing Association

Free Spirit today, thanks Torquay Marina for these photos! ...

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1 week ago

Disabled Sailing Association

Not only are these beautiful beaches it’s the DSA’s playground. Stunning viewed from the water.

The English Riviera
We are home to 22-miles of stunning coastline. Here we take you along it as we highlight the award-winning beaches from sunrise at Oddicombe in Torquay to sunset at the Breakwater in Brixham. Enjoy!

Book your holiday now 🌅 www.englishriviera.co.uk

With thanks to Skyflicks Media!
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2 weeks ago

We have got 2 Martin 16s at Northampton Sailability that we are looking to dispose of. One is seaworthy, the other can be cannabalised for spares. Would the DSA be interested in adding them to their fleet? ...

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4 weeks ago

Disabled Sailing Association

Torquay Marina has spotted Free Spirit, take a look at these shots with Berryhead in the distance.

We really appreciate fellow sailors sending photos of us, do give us a wave 👋
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