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East Anglian Sailing Trust

This registered regional charity (No 1159243) provides regular sailing opportunities for disabled young people and adults on the beautiful River Orwell. Carers and relatives are encouraged to participate as well.

The trust has a fleet of safe and stable keelboats which can be accessed via wheelchair accessible pontoons. The trust and also runs seagoing cruises for blind and visually impaired adults several times a year.

Who to contact

Name
Allistair Renton
Position
Chair & Centre Principal
Telephone
03330 883278
Email
chairman@e-a-s-t.org.uk
Website
http://www.east-anglian-sailing-trust.org.uk
Address
Waterside Community Centre
Suffolk Yacht Harbour
Levington
Ipswich
Suffolk
Postcode
IP10 0LN

Where to go

Name
East Anglian Sailing Trust
Address
East Waterside Community Centre
Suffolk Yacht Harbour
Levington
Ipswich
Suffolk
Postcode
IP10 0LN
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Area served
All Suffolk
Venue Email
Admin@e-a-s-t.org.uk
Venue Website
http://e-a-s-t.org.uk
Parking available
Yes
Parking details
Parking available outside premises
Restrictions to access
Age 10+
Notes

 

AccessAble - access guide for East Anglian Sailing Trust

Days & Times

Tuesday, Wednesday Thursday and alternate Saturdays
Time of day
Afternoon
Evening
Session Information
2 hour sessions
all sessions must be pre-booked

Other details

Cost Details
Fees for 2022 are £10.00 per 2 hour session
Referral required?
Yes
Referral and availability notes

All Sailors are required to become members of the Charity and pay an annual subscription fee. Currently £5.00 for juniors 10-17 years & £10.00 for Adults 18years pls

Age Groups
Adults, Young people
Accessibility
Disabled Parking, Wheelchair Access, Braille Resources, Low vision resources, Adapted Toilet

Accreditation details

RYA Affiliated, Recognised Training Centre & Sailability Group


Notes

For those aged 10  to 18 Meet April to September - sail  alternate Saturdays with Organised  Special School Sessions alternate Thursdays.

18 Years & Over Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon & evenings, weather permitting and some Saturdays. We now have a central telephone contact point for enquiries, our number is: 0333 088 3278. Calls cost the same as calls to normal landline numbers starting 01 or 02

Service users involved in planning
Yes

Local Offer

Local Offer
Experience of including people with special educational needs and disabilities

All volunteers hold enhanced DBS Certificates, receive Disability Awareness and Safeguarding training appropriate to their qualification All Instructors are RYA certified. 

Conditions Supported
Autistic spectrum conditions
Communication difficulties
Learning difficulties
Physical disabilities
Sensory impairments

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