Sailing For The
Sailing club has a policy of welcoming people of all abilities. It
is at present starting out on a long path to improve facilities at
the club to make it easier for people with varying abilities to take
an active part in this wonderful sport.
article was written during the opening of the jetty in 2003. Since
this time, in association with 'Aquadis', a local swimming club for
the disabled, a specially designed 'Access' dinghy has been
purchased to allow full use of the lake. More details will follow
Tony Forster, who is a laboratory services manager at the
steelworks, said The club already has physically disabled members
but we are now hoping that the provision of these new, improved
facilities will encourage more to join in the activities”.
The new facilities, together with the
recently completed safety boat garage, training room and race
officer tower, was opened by Shotton works’ manufacturing director,