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May 23 • Able Sail Open House & Demo Sails

Saturday 11 am to 4 pm, Nepean Sailing Club

Never Sailed? Come out and enjoy a new experience. Our instructors and able sailors will be on hand to answer your questions about the adaptive sailing program and the Martin 16 sailboats. Volunteers will be available  to assist you into a Martin 16 or to transfer you using an electric lift/sling system. Companion sailors will take you for a sail!

 

May 24 • Volunteer Training day

 Sunday 10 am to 4 pm

All volunteers are required to attend this training session. 

Jenny Davey, former NSC Able Sail Program Manager, will lead a comprehensive training day for all volunteers. Concurrent class/dock and on water components will be covered including sailing in a Martin 16. Complimentary lunch provided.

NSC wins Sail Canada’s Sail Training Program of the Year!

2014 Sail Canada Awards Gala

NSC Sail Training Director Kerri Weller, Sailing Instructor Callum Smith and Head Instructor Amie Renaud were honoured to accept the William Abbott Sr. Trophy on behalf of the entire Sail Training team. They were joined by Hugh McGugan, Past NSC Sail Training Director. “We are all so very proud of our sail training team, volunteers and sailors!” more…

Able Sail

NSC has adaptive sailing programs and accessible Martin 16 sailboats for individuals with physical disabilities. Our ABLE Sail programs cater to all levels of sailors from never sailed to competitive racers. The Martin 16 is a small keelboat with specialized control systems to fit the needs of sailors with any level of physical disability. Nepean Sailing Club facilities and site are fully accessible.

Our 2016 Program has not yet been announced. Please stay tuned for details.

If you would like to be notified when 2016 information has been announced, please send an email to ablesail@nsc.ca to be put on the mailing list.

NSC is a designated Provincial Paralympic Training Centre.
We are extremely proud to have Paralympic athletes, Christine Lavallée and Aaron Wong-Sing, train at NSC under the leadership of Coach, Peter Wood.

We look forward to welcoming you to our innovative programs and the joy of sailing!