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27 October 2017

10:00 am

 Sailability Calendar

Just to remind you all that sailing  finishes on the last Friday of October 2017 for the season,

which is 27th October 2017.


21 November 2017




Disability Awareness Course

We will be holding a Disability Awareness Course at the Spinnaker Club on Tuesday 21st November 2017.  We ask that all new volunteers attend this one day course as it is a prerequisite to working through the RYA Sailability Volunteers Log Book.  If you are a volunteer of over 3 years experience and wish to have some refresher training then also do come along.
Please arrive at 09:30 for a 09:45 start. This is a full day course finishing around 16:00 so make sure you can attend for the whole day. There will be another similar course arranged for a Friday in March 2018. 
If you are interested kindly complete and return a version of the attached form so that we have an idea of numbers.
As always this will be a fun and interactive learning day.

Click here for application form (PDF)
Click here for application form (MSWord)


6 December 2017

12:15 pm


1:00 pm

Christmas Lunch



Golf Links Road, Ferndown

Wednesday 6th December 2017, 12:15 for 1:00 p.m.

3 courses with coffee and mince pies £ 19.25 per person

Menu choices to be pre-ordered when booking

Booking is essential so please book your tickets by 25th November.

Please download the booking form from this link;  Sailability Christmas Lunch Booking Form.

Please send your completed form (email preferred) to

or by post to Angela Bentley, Old Ford House, Blandford St Mary, Dorset DT11 9LN. You can pay by BACS or cheque

Alternatively hand it into reception with your cheque or cash payment

Please be aware that payment is due in full with order to ensure a confirmed booking.