Dart Sailability exists to encourage anyone with a disability to take part and enjoy the sport of sailing on the river Dart. Purpose built boats, which can be adapted to meet the needs of individual sailors are available to enable disabled people to get afloat. A hoist is available to safely lift wheelchair users into the boats.

We welcome new members with any disability, please go to the Information for Sailors page or Contact Us if you have any questions.

We are located on the Kingswear side of the beautiful River Dart at Noss on Dart Marina. At Dart Sailability you can have a leisurely cruise on the river, learn to sail, take part in competitive racing or just enjoy good company and a cup of coffee.

Come along on a Tuesday or Saturday for a free taster session.

Dart Sailability Wrinkles

The latest 'wrinkle' explains how to 'Reef an Access Dinghy', very useful information for all sailors, so....
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  • Trustees

    We are looking for six new trustees to replace those that are retiring by rotation and those that are resigning.
    Any member wishing to act as a trustee from November please contact the Chairman

  • DS Principal

    Andrew Cushen has now resigned from the role of Principal of Dart Sailability.  The new Principal is Steve Oakey, with Steve Watkin as Deputy Principal.

  • Racing Rules Training

    There will be a course on the Racing Rules at Dartmouth Yacht Club on Tuesday 8 November at 2:00pm.  For details see TRAINING page


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Tuesday's Maintenance

Tuesday 25th Oct

The first access has had its bottom cleaned, five more in an eager queue waiting to be done.  The NAB and rescue are likewise out and ready to start work on.  We are very short of rags so if you have any old towels or similar please bring a couple of items along and pop in the sail bag next to the workshop door. Likewise if anyone has an old really hard scrubbing brush they wouldn't mind donating we could do with a couple: one was used on the first access and it made really light work of the task. We have something of a biscuit mountain in the hut, so the tea break should be good! 

Steve W

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