Welcome to our web site. Able Sail/Handi-Voile is a not for profit organization dedicated to providing sailing opportunities in Shediac Bay to the disabled in the Southeastern New Brunswick region.
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Able Sail / Handi-Voile Inc. is a unique project, its main objectives
2. Integration of disabled persons into the Shediac Bay sailing community.
3. Offering relaxing recreational sailing for all persons with disbilities.
4. Disabled persons, if they wish to learn how to sail competitively with instruction from our experienced sailing staff.
No matter what disability you may have, we believe that you can enjoy sailing and therefore are eligible for our program. No previous experience is necessary. If you use a wheelchair we have an electric lift that enables us to place you safely and directly into one of our boats specifically designed with counterbalanced seats. If you use a ventilator, please bring along a friend to help you.
Any organization or individual can become a member. Fill out the membership form.
Able Sail/Handi-Voile hires certified students to operate its sailing program for the disabled during the summer months.
Our employees are experienced and qualified sailors who have been chosen for their desire and ability to help you enjoy safe sailing.
Summer staff for 2012
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The management and administration of the affairs of the organization is conducted by a Board of Directors composed of a minimum of seven (7) persons and a maximum of fifteen (15) persons.
See the Directors for the 2011/2012 year: