No Barriers

Neither age nor disability need be a barrier to sailing, and racing, boats of many different types.

1 As old as you feel

At 65, chamionship winner Colin Newman regularly beats people less than half his age

2 Unexpected freedoms

Luke Barbanneau has cerebral palsy, but becomes independent, free and exhilarated when sailing

3 Other opportunities

There is well-established provision for blind sailors, dating back more than 30 years

4 Getting kids afloat

One charity provides sailing opportunities for children with cancer, leukemia and other life-threatening illnesses