able2sail are excited to announce the launch of the 3 LightHouse Challenge. #3LHC is a unique physical challenge to raise money for one of Scotland’s leading sports charities. Starting from the iconic Light House in Glasgow on Friday 23rd volunteers will endeavour to cycle and sail over 700 miles of Scotland’s most dramatic landscapes and sailing waters. In 6 Read more about 3 LightHouse Challenge[…]
Saturday the 18th of January saw able2sail supporter BiP Solutions celebrate their 30th anniversary. able2sail were delighted to be welcomed along to BiP’s evening of celebration at which they recognised the achievements and service of their staff. Throughout 2012 £12,000 was raised by BiP staff through a number of fundraising events, money which they kindly Read more about BiP Solutions’ Generous Support[…]
To: All our clients, their families and carers; All our volunteers, their families and their friends; All our new found friends and followers on Twitter and Facebook; We wish you all a very Merry and safe Christmas. From all of us here at able2sail.
2013 has been an exceptional season for able2sail over the course of which we have been able to offer some 210 sailing and skills days. As a 100% volunteer run and operated charity we are proud that no money whatsoever goes to pay skippers and crew all of whom give their time freely. We therefore Read more about Supporting able2sail[…]
Over the course of the 2013 season the Youth Forum kept a video diary which received its first screening at the recent Awards Ceremony. The video charts the adventures of the Youth Forum and their co-ordinator Laura Carrick!
Following our first ever Awards Ceremony able2sail has been fortunate enough to receive its second motion of support from the Scottish Parliament. You can read the text of the motion below. The motion introduced by Stuart McMillan MSP, who attended our Awards, and received the support of no less than 23 MSPs. Motion S4M-08194: Stuart Read more about Scottish Parliament Congratulates able2sail[…]
Today (Sunday 3rd November) saw the inaugural able2sail Awards Ceremony held at Inverkip Marina. It was great to see so many young people, volunteers and supporters there to celebrate the achievements of the Youth Forum. Everyone had the opportunity to watch the Youth Forum video diary of 2013 which let them see just some of Read more about Awards Ceremony 2013[…]
Thanks to the hard work of volunteer Neil Stuart we are able to bring you this short video of able2sail’s adventures on the Clyde during 2013.
A large group of able2sail volunteers successfully completed their RYA Sailability Disability Awareness Training (‘DAT’) on the 21st of September. Under the instruction of Andy Fell (RYA Sailability) and one of our own skippers David Hill everyone had a very fun and informative day. Hopefully it was a fantastic opportunity for everyone to brush up Read more about Disability Awareness Training[…]
On the 17th of September 2013 able2sail were proud to be presented to fellow sailor HRH The Princess Royal at Castle Semple. Ross, Shaun and Kelsey of our Youth Forum who have been sailing with us and in Access dinghies at Castle Semple during the 2013 season were given a chance to meet Princess Anne Read more about HRH The Princess Royal meets able2sail[…]