When taking up any new sport, especially potentially hazardous sports, like sailing, it is important to learn as much as you can. The more knowledge you can arm yourselves with, the better you will be able to cope with any situation that arises. We were recently contacted by a family who have recently purchased a Sunfish […]
You maybe surprised to know that sailing is an incredibly inclusive sport. At the Guernsey Sailing Trust we work with many groups on the island, such as Autism Guernsey, St Martins Day Centre and the special needs schools (just to name a few) to ensure that people of ALL abilities get to experience the thrill […]
The Guernsey Sailing Trust Team are very excited to be able to offer some new powerboat sessions in 2017! Meet Tara… Tara de Jersey will be running Powerboat Taster, Forage Afloat and Basic Pilotage sessions. Tara is a very experienced skipper, having joined the team of Island RIB Voyages from the time they were established, […]
The Friends teamed up with The Wooden Spoon Society (who raised the money to purchase Invictus, our RS Venture Keelboat Connect) to host a fundraising dinner for the Guernsey Sailing Trust, the Guernsey Disability Alliance and Cheshire Homes. We were honoured to welcome the Paralympic Sonar Sailing Team as special guests. The team also took […]
The Trustees, Committee and staff of the Guernsey Sailing Trust mark the death of His Excellency, Air Marshal Peter Walker CB CBE with sadness and pass on our sympathy to his family, friends and colleagues. We thank him for his time as Governor of Guernsey and as Patron of the Guernsey Sailing Trust.
It has been our pleasure to teach sailing after school every Wednesday for the last ten weeks to 14 young ladies from various Guernsey secondary schools. It has also been great to have the support of the Rotary Guernesiais who provided a lovely Trophy for the winner of the Inter School Rotary Guernesiais Sailing challenge. […]