General Disability Services
Sailability is a program at the Canberra Yacht Club offering an additional level of support, an established network of volunteers, and equipment to assist people of all-abilities to get into sailing. It is an international program first introduced by the CYC during 2017.
Here are some of the ways sailing is inclusive:
Different types of boat provided by clubs including the Hansa Class that are easy to sail.
Instructors that are able to adapt their teaching methods to suit individuals of all-abilities.
Equipment to assist those with limited mobility to get into and out of boats.
Modified docking areas that are accessible.
Affordable options to participate.
Events for people of all-abilities to compete.
The Sailing Pathway for people of all-abilities to progress through.
Quick Facts About The Region
Contact Sailability ACT
Wheelchair Access Yes
Disabled access Parking, Ramps, Wheelchair access, Toilets, Hoist to assist getting into boats
Accessible By Anyone
Access Fee Contact us for details
Age Ranges Over 6 years of age
We meet at 12:00 PM the first Sunday each Week
Activities, Adults, Mature Adults, Physical disability, Sailing, Young Adults, Youth