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Activities and Events 2018




Sailing Opportunities


Regular Sailability Sailing Days

As usual sailing is available every Monday and Friday (except Bank Holidays) from April to the end of October for individuals and from May to the end of September for groups.

Sailing is also usually available on the first and third Saturdays of each month from April to October.

Check Diary page for exact dates.


Norfolk Broads Sailing Holiday Friday 6th – Saturday 14th July 2018

Fri 6th evening to Sat 14th morning. Book as many days as you want – subject to availability .

Further information & booking contact Roy Child or Priscilla Davies


Racing and Race Training Events


Sailability Summer Challenge

Every Friday in June, July and August

The series will comprise 28 races with 10 to count.

Two races back to back each day. Start time 2pm prompt.

First Race day Friday 1st June.

For further information contact Dave Mabbutt or Mike Hulands


Yachting Opportunities


Superyacht Cruise, Thursday 5th - Sunday 8th April.

Cost to be advised. Contact John Norman for details.


Flotilla Sailing in Mallorca, Saturday 5th - 12th May

Cost to be advise but around £600

Contact Jenny Jeffs for details.


Flotilla in Scotland. Saturday 16th - 23rd June.

Cost £350, to be confirmed.

Contact John Norman for details.


Training Opportunities


RYA First Aid Course - Saturday 10th March 2018

9am - 5pm, cost £10

Book with Jenny Jeffs


Pre-Season Briefings

Just turn up. Sessions will run from 10:00am to 3:00pm each day.

A must for volunteers, who should make every effort to attend one of these briefings. This is a good opportunity to update you with changes and tell you about our plans for this year.

There will be an opportunity for some training sessions after the briefings have finished.

Items covered include:


Social and Other Events


The Charity that Saves Lives at Sea

New Year Social at The George, Brixworth - Saturday 13th January 2018, 12:00 - 15:00

Please choose from the menu at £6 per head

If there are table bookings where you would like to sit together in a group, please let me know in advance as this helps the kitchen to plate up for groups.

Please contact Lesley Mulligan to express your interest.

Note from Jenny:

The Northampton Sailability New Year Social on January 13th was attended by over 40 people and raised £196.62 for the RNLI. A big thank you Lesley for organising a great occasion and fabulous lunch.


Steve Nicholson Trophy, 27th January 2018. ***Cancelled due to low water level.***

This is NSC's annual regatta in aid of Asthma Research UK in memory of Steve who died at a young age as the result of an asthma attack.

Traditionally Northampton Sailability have played a big part in making the event such a success.

Once again we have the opportunity to help with NSC's annual fund raiser in aid of Asthma Support UK. We need all sorts of help including safety boat drivers, helpers on the committee boats and shore crew.

If you can help please contact Phil Kenny


Working Party, Boat Preparation.

It's time to get the boats and other equipment re-assembled and checked ready for the new season, which starts on Friday 6th April.

If you can spare a few hours to help get the boats ready for the new season then please let John Knight know so that we can plan the day. Your presence will be much appreciated.


Northampton Sailing Club Thursday Club Nights, January - April 2018

The Northampton Sailing Club is holding a series of Thursday evening talks and social events to which Sailability members are invited.

The bar opens at 7pm and the talk starts at 7:30pm.

See Club Nights poster for dates and details.