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Colne Valley Special Sailors

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CVSS provides sailing for people with a wide range of physical and learning disabilities and is staffed by volunteers.We are affiliated to RYA Sailability and have been awarded the Queen's award for voluntary service

.CVSS has operated for the last 10 years from Bury Lake, Rickmansworth, Aquadrome.The volunteers work year round but sailing is seasonal-Mondays Wednesdays and Saturdays from the beginning of May to the end of October.We cater for people of all ages (5-85 yrs) with a wide range of disabilities providing sailing in ACCESS dinghies - stable,safe, easy to sail boats designed with the needs of disabled people in mind. We also have Katakanus, 6 seat canoes which are also very stable.We have the facility to hoist sailors into boats and have a varied range of seats for our boats.We welcome new sailors and volunteers, who need no prior sailing experience.

Charity No: 1155165

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