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Come sailing with us

The Woolverstone Project provides sailing opportunities and tuition for those with disabilities with sailing throughout the year at Alton Water and during the summer months at Woolverstone on the River Orwell.

Volunteers are on hand to take the sailors out on the water, help the sailors in and out of the dinghies and to provide refreshments during the sessions.

Why not come along and see what we do at one of our open sessions on a Monday morning. See the Calendar link for the times we sail.

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Latest news

A copper-bottomed boat ....

We were delighted that Fox's were able to help us out with our new Sonar. Fox's prepared and Coppercoated our newly acquired 22' Sonar keelboat. As a dry sailed racing boat she had never been antifouled, so Coppercoat was recommended and applied in order to maintain a super smooth bottom finish whilst also offering excellent antifouling properties. This particular Sonar, called Chimera, was previously owned by local Paralympian, Hannah Stodel, who has competed in More »

Published 15:05 on 15 Jan 2021

Christmas cards ...

For the first time this year, the Woolverstone Project will be offering Christmas cards to support the work of the project. The cards come in packs of 10 and are priced at £4 per pack. To order cards, you simply need to email with the following information: Number of packs of each design required Name and address of buyer We will then send payment details. More »

Published 16:52 on 13 Oct 2020

A virtual 24 hours

2020 has been a strange year for sailing. With many on-the-water events cancelled due to COVID, a number of sailors have turned to the virtual world. Sadly, as a project, we have not been able to operate during the pandemic either. So, we have joined those getting their sailing kicks in the virtual world. Our sailors and volunteers have been out sailing weekly in the virtual world. Every Thursday evening, a team of volunteers and More »

Published 17:01 on 20 Sep 2020

Photo competition

Thanks to everyone for all the great entries to the photo competition we ran during June. The theme for the competition was 'water' and there were some great interpretations of that theme - thanks again to all those who entered. Enjoy the entries below :-) More »

Published 10:13 on 3 Jul 2020

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