Save the dates!

There are the busy seasons at BLS, and then there are the seasons when we are busy – and we run a major sailing regatta. In 2017 there’s a lot going on; we wouldn’t have it any other way!

So here are some dates to pin wherever you keep important dates… On your fridge door? In a good old fashioned diary or Filofax? Or Continue…

Volunteer Recognition Dinner – Belfast City Hall

Calling all BLS members, family and friends: we want you to join us for a once in a lifetime event in the magnificent Belfast City Hall.

We are delighted to announce that Councillor Jim Rodgers, O.B.E., High Sheriff of Belfast City Council, has nominated Belfast Lough Sailability as one of his chosen charities. As part of his nomination, Belfast Lough Sailability will have the use of the Great Hall of Belfast City Hall to host our Volunteer Recognition Dinner on Saturday 5th November 2016, 6pm. Continue…

Summer Scheme

Our Halifax Foundation for Northern Ireland supported 2016 Summer Scheme at Carrickfergus between 18 and 22 July will offer free of charge fully accessible sailing and motor boat handling sessions on Belfast Lough to people living with disabilities, and create volunteering opportunities – including for those working towards the Duke of Edinburgh and President’s Award Schemes. Sailing experience is not a prerequisite. Continue…

Wednesday Open Sessions

What beautiful weather we had last year for the start of our Wednesday Evening Sailability Open Boating and Sailing Sessions… This year’s season kicks off on Wednesday 6 April. Meet 7pm at the Belfast Lough Sailability Cabin, just inside the gates of Carrickfergus Sailing Club. [UPDATE 6/4/16: FIRST SESSION, 6 APRIL, CANCELLED – TOO STORMY!] Continue…

End of Open Session season notice

2014 has been a great summer for sailing. There has been plenty of sunny days and warm breezes. Perfect conditions to try boating and sailing and it has been great to see so many people with disabilities their families and carers coming down to the Belfast Lough Sailability (BLS) Cabin at the Wednesday evening to go out on the water. Continue…