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Hansa Equipment_Modifications_Memorandum

Memorandum from Chris Mitchell stating no modifications to be made to Hansa equipment: C Crane and Hansa Boats Continue...Open PDF


Hansa Equipment_Modifications

Advise issued by Chris Mitchell in July 2016 regarding Hansa equipment and their modifications. Instructions to be issued in the near future on specific equipment items Continue...Open PDF


20th Anniversary SNSW_Media Release

MEDIA INFORMATION 24th February 2016 Sailability NSW celebrates its 20 year anniversary; a proud tradition of bringing the joy of sailing to everyone, regardless of ability This weekend, Sailability NSW celebrates its 20th anniversary with a regatta and gala lunch. In fact, the organization was established in December 1995, but due to a busy 2015 sailing season, the celebrations have been held over. On Saturday 27th February, there is an Anniversary President’s Cup regatta, held at Dobroyd Aquatic Club and on Sunday 28th, a 20th Anniversary lunch. Sailability NSW started as a committee of Yachting NSW) chaired by yachtie/wheelie Denis Critchley. Sailing commenced in early 1995 at Gosford. In May 1995, Dr Phil Vardy, Neil Anderson, Paul Tayler and Chris Mitchell organised a ‘Come & Try’ day at Dobroyd Aquatic Club in Sydney. Jackie Kay brought a group from her work at North Ryde Rehabilitation centre. On December 21, 1995, Sailability NSW was incorporated as an association with Sailability Gosford and Dobroyd the first branches. In 1996, Neil Anderson became the second Sailability NSW President. (Neil today is Chair of the National Sailability Committee of Yachting Australia.) By end of 1996, Sailability NSW had spread to North Sydney (now Manly), Pittwater, Illawarra, Narooma, Belmont, Albury, Northern Rivers and Middle Harbour. There are now 27 Sailability programs in the state, making NSW the largest Sailability organization in Australia. In 1995, global solo sailor David Adams became Patron (now Paralympic sailor Liesel Tesch). The late Bluey (Ian Ryan) and Greg Mott sailed an electric Access 2.3 by themselves. In 2000, Nava George was the first ventilated quad in the world to sail solo (in an Access 303 on Sydney Harbour. Other highlights: the 10 year celebration of SNSW at Rushcutters Bay in 2005, Sailability wheelie Lindsay Dalmon being awarded YA’s Disabled Sailor of the Year, launch of the Access (now Hansa) 303 in ‘98 and Liberty in 2004. There was the first state conference in 2007. In 2011 Ame Barnbrook received the Sir Roden Cutler Award for outstanding sporting ability. But, according to John Price, President of Sailability NSW, the most meaningful developments have not been the ones that made news, but the steady improvements at the grass roots. “We have gone through a period of rapid growth, which has caused some problems with issues of governance, so we have tightened up our conditions of entry into the Sailability family. “Growth has been solid in regional NSW and over recent years, we have achieved a good balance between physically and intellectually disabled sailors. Sailability is for everyone!” Sailability NSW is part of Sailability Australia, comprising seven state or territory Sailability Associations and some 76 programs. Australian sailors with disabilities are represented nationally by delegates on Yachting Australia’s National Sailability Committee (nominated by State yachting Associations). Sailability Australia is part of Sailability World. Issued by Graeme Adam, PR, National Sailability Committee of Yachting Australia graemeadam1@bigpond.com Mobile: (0423) 741 681 Continue...


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20/09/2016 - Executive Meeting - Burwood RSL 6.30pm
18/10/2016 - Branch Meeting - Burwood RSL 6.30pm
15/11/2016 - Executive Meeting - Burwood RSL 6.30pm Ambassador Room
26/11/2016 - Hansa ACT Championships _ Lake Tuggeranong
26/11/2016 - Friendship Cup Lake Tuggernong
27/11/2016 - Hansa ACT Championship - Lake Tuggeranong

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2.3 Hansa Offer - Gosford

Sailability Gosford has a 2.3 wide Hansa Dinghy on offer. The craft, hull and sail are in good condi Continue...

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