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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

AGM 2021

AGM report Our 2021 AGM was held on March 22nd. Like so many things for the last year, we were not able to meet in person, but it was great to see over 35 people on Zoom. The meeting was a chance for us to look at plans for starting sailing again during 2021 and to report on the various things which have been going on in the background during the last year. More »

Published 15:19 on 28 Mar 2021

A virtual champion

To fill the gap with not being able to sail, we have instead been offering 'virtual racing' for our sailors and volunteers using a system developed by World Sailing called Virtual Regatta. In December last year we ran a virtual club championship for the project and this was won by Rik Codling. Rik then went on to represent the Project in the Eastern Region RYA Championships at the end of February and after some More »

Published 15:02 on 2 Mar 2021

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

Upcoming events

Mar 27Jun 21


Restart Sailing under COVID restrictions
May 4-17

Wheelyboat at Woolverstone

Restart Sailing under COVID restrictions
May 17Jun 14

Restricted Adult Open Sailing…

Restart Sailing under COVID restrictions
May 20Jun 17

Restricted Youth Group at Alto…

Restart Sailing under COVID restrictions
June 1-17

Sonar Launch at Woolverstone

Restart Sailing under COVID restrictions
Jun 21Dec 13

UnRestricted Sailing at Alton…

Resume Un-Restricted Sailing IF Social restrictions are lifted

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