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2016
Pictures from Plas Menai trip, October 28th-30th Rachel Morris wins paralympic Gold -- again!
Sailability Sail For Gold Regatta & BBQ Summer Challenge Final Results
Christopher Davis Yachting at UKSA, Isle of Wight, May 23rd - 29th 2016.
Special Olympics Report – June 2016 Visit to the East Anglia Sailing Trust (EAST) Sat 25th June.
Hansa (Access) National TT Northampton round, Sat 18th June Sailability Open Day, Sat 4th June
RYA Sailability Award successes Day Skipper and Yachtmaster Theory - Course successes
New Year Social at The George, Brixworth, Sat 16th January.
2015
New Safety Boat Drivers. Changes to our Leadership.
A Nice "Thankyou". Sail Training Weekend 19th-20th September.
Instructor Qualification Successes. Sail for Gold Regatta & BBQ, Saturday 29th August.
Presentation of Paul Harris Fellowship Award to Jenny Jeffs. Summer Challenge: Final Results.
Power Boat Level 2 course successes. Hansa/Access TT Round - Report.
Northampton Sailability hosts a Sportability members' day, 4th July 2015. Geoff Warren gains keelboat Senior Instructor qualification.
Nancy Oldfield Tust, Norfolk holiday 16th to the 26th June 2015. Rosie Ford gains Bronze Award.
My yacht trip – UKSA from Cowes to Plymouth, 19th - 28th May. Drascombe Rally, 27th - 28th May.
Spinnaker Training Sessions. New Year Social at The George, Brixworth, Sat 17th January.
2014
"Winter Warmer" Solent Sailing 28th - 30th November. Safety Boat Course - 22nd & 23rd November, by Geoff Warren.
Plas Menai Weekend, 24th - 26th October Autumn Sail Training Weekend, 13th & 14th September
Mary Cockburn: Obituary. Sail for Gold Regatta and BBQ, 30th August.
Norfolk Broads Holiday 2014 Roy wins the Summer Challenge
Frank Carvell gains his RYA Awards Launch of New Access 303 - Saturday July 5th
East Anglia Sailing Trust exchange Trip 21st June 2014 Sarah Wrench qualifies as Assistant Instructor
UKSA Sailing Trip 18th - 24th May Northampton Sailability Open Day, Saturday May 17th
Flotilla Sailing in Croatia, 4th to 11th May 2014 New Volunteers gain RYA Qualifications
New Year Social Raises £122 for the RNLI
2013
Plas Menai Sailing Trip, 25th to 27th October 2013 Sail Training Weekend, 28th & 29th September.
Access Traveller Trophy Series at Northampton Sailability, 11th September. Sail For Gold Regatta
Summer Challenge Results. New Disability Awareness Training Instructors
Norfolk Holiday 22nd July to 4th August 2013, by Roy Child Geoff Warren qualifies as Keelboat Instructor
Matt Alden gains Dinghy Instructor Qualification Flotilla Sailing around the Ionian Islands, May 5th-12th 2013
Spinnaker Race Training Sessions Skears Photographic Donates New Binoculars
We are ready for the 2013 season! Obituary - Helen Bachelor Bayes
New Year Social Raises £106 for the RNLI
2012
Mike Garlick and David Harris qualify as Senior Instructors Northampton Sailability Plas Menai Sailing Trip 26th to 28th October 2012 - Report by Geoff Warren
New Safety Boat Drivers East and East Midlands Region Sailability UKSA Solent Cruise, 30th September to 7th October 2012. Report by Geoff Warren
Richard Elliott Qualifies as Senior Instructor Shelley is presented with Gold Award
Barbara and Judy Promote Northampton Sailability Training Weekend, 22nd and 23rd September
Sail for Gold Regatta 2012, Prize-giving and BBQ, 1st September Rachel Morris wins Olympic medal
Summer Challenge Results Table Chris Dabbs Carries the Olympic Torch
Orwell Visit 9th June 2012 Obituary: Amanda Tinline
Drascombe Association Rally, Pitsford, 6th and 7th June 2012 Northampton Sailiability Jubilee Sail for Gold Event: Young People's Race
Hollowell Sailing Club raises funds for Northampton Sailability The 2012 Sailing Season has commenced!
St Alban's Charity Players Raise £2000 for Northampton Sailability Obituary: Eddie Pickering
Steve Nicholson Memorial Regatta New Safety Boat Drivers
Sailability Receives the New RIB at the London International Boat Show
2011
Sailability Winter Activities, by Geoff Warren Training Weekend, 24 - 25th September 2011
East & East Midlands Region Sailability UKSA Cross Channel Cruise 16th - 21st September Sail for Gold Regatta
Summer Challenge Results River Orwell trip 30th July 2011
Access Traveller Series at Pitsford, 2nd July Drascombe Rally, 1st-2nd June
Yachting at UKSA, Isle of Wight, 12th-15th May New Access 303 Launched
Sail Training Weekend, April 9th & 10th Barclaycard Raffle raises £6000 for Northampton Sailability
Steve Nicholson Trophy 2011 Allan and Jenny attend Principals' Conference
2010
Pitsford Reservoir at -6 °C, December 2010 Northampton Sailability at Plas Menai - October 2010
Nigel Johnson is the first person to gain Sailability's gold medal at Northampton Summer Challenge 2010
NEWS FLASH - WHOPPING AWARD FOR SAILABILITY Graeme Garden visits Northampton Sailability
Northampton Sailability Cross Channel Cruise, 11th to 14th June 2010 Yacht Outreach Sail Training week May 2010
Early Season successes
2009
Sailabilty receives cheque for £250 from Waitrose Passage to Nieuport on UKSA yacht "Freedom", August 21st - 30th 2009
RYA Sailability Multi Class Regatta 2009 at Rutland Visit to the Netherlands with Northampton Sailability
Summer Challenge 2009: Final Results Northampton Sailability in Norfolk at the Nancy Oldfield Trust
Northampton Sailability Croatia ‘Flotilla’ 2009. Access Class Nationals at Northampton Sailability
New Longboat "Harry Cockburn" Naming Day, 18th April 2009 Spring Training Weekend 18th - 19th April 2009
New Racing Managers Appointed Brian Thake awarded a Paul Harris Fellowship
Geoff does Sailability Down Under The Harry Cockburn Memorial trophy
2008
Harry Cockburn: Obituary Roy wins Summer Challenge
Chris Weston Cycles round the Outer Hebrides Summer Challenge final results
Sun, Wind and Great Sailing on the Norfolk Broads 2007 Access National Champion (Roy) starts the new season in the doldrums!
Corfu Flotilla Holiday Chris Weston earns Senior Instructor qualification
Roy joins the Lecture Circuit
2007
Holland Flotilla Holiday Summer Challenge Final Results
Access National Championships 2007 Eddystone Charity Sailing Pursuit, Saturday 14th July 2007
Escape to the Broads, July 2007 - Report by Jane Elliott Martin 16 Championship 2007 – Bassenthwaite
Northampton Sailing Club Eight Hour Race – 23 June 2007 Northampton Offshore Cruising Association at Northampton Sailability
2006
Allan Henson & Mik Moore gain Senior Instructor Qualification Access TT 2006 series 303 Champions
Round The Isle of Sheppey Race, 9th September 2006 Midsummer Madness, June 21st 2006
Croatia Flotilla Holiday, May 2006. HRH The Princess Royal visits Northampton Sailability, March 2006
2005
Northampton Sailability Web Site wins RYA Communications Award Sponsored Adventure: Wayfarers across the North Sea, June 18th 2005
2004
Northampton Sailability is presented with new Martin 16 Martin 16 UK National Championships at Pitsford
Sponsored Event: Round the Isle of Sheppey in a Drascombe Longboat, 4th September 2004 Sponsored Event: Circumnavigation Of the Isle of Wight, July 10th-11th 2004