Sailors with disABILITIES

Our Programs

 

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Our Programs

Winds of Care: sailing days and networking for carers

Winds of Joy: helping disabled youth experience optimism

Winds of Change: helping disadvantaged youth learn core skills

Yacht Racing: participate in coastal yacht races

Wright of Passage Youth Program opening doors for the future.

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Winds of Joy

Through 'Winds of Joy' we start to create change.

It's the first step for many on the journey towards accepting their circumstances and believing they can achieve more.

We give disabled and disadvantaged kids and adults the chance to 'try sailing'.

Read more about our Winds of Joy

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Winds of Care

Our Winds of Care, Carers' Days are days out on the water for the fabulous people who commit their lives to caring for others who are disabled or disavantaged.

They might be mums, dads, grandparents, guardians, brothers, sisters or friends.

Read more about our Winds of Care

  

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Winds of Change Youth Program

SWD's Winds of Change Program opens a whole new world of challenge, skill development and discovery for young people who have disengaged from learning. 

We go beyond the traditional classroom and didactic teaching, instead, offering interactive and engaged learning through the medium of sailing.

Read more about our Winds of Change Youth Program

 

Northern Campaign

Northern Campaign

During July and August each year we head north, offering harbour sailing, ocean racing, coastal training programs, and youth and school programs to Northern NSW.

Read more about our Northern Campaign

Wright of Passage Youth Program

A youth opportunity to learn in a hands on way, while opening doors for the future.

Do you know of a young person who:

Is out of school, and disconnected from traditional learning or perhaps has faced life challenges that have for some reason left them with less opportunity. Enjoys hands on work? Wants the opportunity to start a TRADE, open doors to employment and at the same time experience a trip of a life time. 

Read more about our Wright of Passage Youth Program

Sailing Programs

Yacht Racing

SWD competes in many races. If your aspiration is elite sailing, Wot Eva is SWD’s high performance racing boat.

Should you want a more relaxed, informal sailing experience, Kayle is the yacht. Kayle has also been specially adapted to take up to four wheelchairs.

Read more about our Yacht Racing

 Help us Create Optimism by - Volunteering your time or Making a Donation