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Old 21-05-2009, 21:33   #1
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Sailors with Disabilities

Ok My bride of 14 yrs has CP, and is in a wheelchair. Pls tell me about how you or anyone you have seen has delt with this or things like it.


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Old 21-05-2009, 21:38   #2
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There are groups that can offer expertise and support. Here in the San Francisco bay area we have a group called BAADS--Bay Area Association of Disabled Sailors.
BAY AREA ASSOCIATION OF DISABLED SAILORS
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Here’s a few more resources. Hope they help.

International Association for Disabled Sailing (IFDS):
ISAF : Disabled Sailing

CYA Sailors With Disabilities Programmes (Canada):
Canadian Yachting Association - Education and Training

Disabled Sailing Association of Ontario:
Disabled Sailing Association of Ontario

Disabled Sailors Association (UK):
disabled sailing

And this up-beat story:
Sailing World - No Limits for American Disabled Sailors
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