The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service New Forest & District Sailability RYA Foundation Recognition for NFDS Hansa Class Association

This page last updated on 16 April, 2018

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Becoming a Volunteer

What could be better than getting out into the fresh air and enabling our disabled members (sailors) to enjoy the wonderful sport of sailing? Add a great bunch of people, a beautiful location like Spinnaker Lake, and you have the makings of a fantastic day out. This is what our volunteers experience throughout the season.

Being a volunteer with New Forest & District Sailability (NFDS) is a rewarding, satisfying and fun experience. You don't have to be able to sail, but if you want to learn we can teach you. We need volunteers for a whole range of duties including:

Volunteer Roles

Click here to learn more about the roles and resources for volunteers.

We welcome people from all backgrounds and walks of life, those with a disability, and people who are able-bodied but want to do something worthwhile.

Our volunteers and sailors make our club the success that it is so if you would like to become a volunteer click here for an application form.   
You can leave your completed form at reception or copy and send via email to