Crystal Bay Sailability is a branch organisation of NSW Sailability. We operate under a local branch executive committee that mirrors the structure of our Incorporated entity. Sailability NSW is an ACNC compliant organisation. For information and a link to NSW Sailability click below.
Sailability NSW will facilitate participation in sailing and boat usage at social, recreational and competitive levels on inland, estuary and ocean water, for people with disabilities regardless of age and level of disability.
Sailability is the ideal means of supporting people with disabilities to enter the sport of sailing. (i) Sailability can be the starting point for the normalisation of many disabled peoples’ lives by empowering people to actively participate in administration of the organisation as well as participating in on-water activities. (ii) Sailing is one of the few activities in which everyone can participate on an equal basis. (iii) All people feel at home whensurrounded by family and friends; PWD’s are no exception. (iv) There is a need for a venue where able bods can learn to understand disability.
(a) To provide a safe and fun environment where people with disabilities are accepted and encouraged to participate in the sport of sailing. (b) To implement safety and procedural policies in relationship to activities pertaining to disabled sailing around NSW. (c) To support people with disabilities to become intrinsically motivated to participate in the organisation at all levels, to increase self esteem, and empower PWDs to live happier and healthier lives. (d) To increase the range of recreational, competitive, therapeutic and training opportunities available to people with disabilities through the provision of sailing and power boating; and sail and power boat training programs -from fun and social activity to elite level competition. (e) To provide and encourage training opportunities to members at whatever level they choose. (f) To provide sailing opportunities for people with disabilities throughout regional areas of NSW. (g) To provide support, information kits and training for new clubs and volunteers. (h) To organise regatta and championship events at State level. (i) To liaise with sporting bodies, educational institutions, government agencies and other relevant bodies to represent the interests of the members of Sailability NSW. (j) To implement fundraising and sponsorship activities to maintain the financial viability of Sailability NSW. (k) To liaise with other States and Territories on appropriate matters such as event coordination and promotion of Sailability. (l) To liaise with Sailability NSW branches to coordinate events within NSW.