Sailing4Disabled


Sailing4Disabled at Over Canal Basin

Sailing4Disabled meets every Tuesday at Over Canal Basin from 11.00 to 14.00. It is open to everyone – whether they have a disability or not. The groups run a number of craft on the Over Basin including Kata-canoes and a wheelchair-friendly Wheelieboat. Full assistance is provided to all to enjoy the water experience including lifejackets. If you are interested in joining them Pete (Long John Silver) Bisson and his experienced […]


Water based activities at Over Basin

With lots of activities occurring at our Over Basin location we have allocated days to different organisations as follows; Sailing4Disabled operate on the water on Tuesdays Model Boats use the Water on Wednesday, Fridays and Sundays Discover Paddling use the water on Saturdays The H&GCT working parties day each week is typically Thursday and fishing is allowed via the Yellow Cap Fishing Club (YCFC) See more on the above on […]


Sailing4Disabled

Sailing4Disabled has be running for many years in various guises, but no longer sail actively as a club. Our sub-section, Rowing Pirates does however meet regularly at Over Basin. We are a mixed ability group that get together every Tuesday to row/paddle a Katakanu up and down the Over Basin/Vineyard Hill section of the Hereford and Gloucester canal Background Originating in the ‘Sailing 4 Disabled’ group, external changes meant we found […]


Sailing4Disabled

The H&G CT is very pleased to welcome another regular user at Over Sailing4Disabled. The club now meets every Tuesday between 11 and 2 at Over Canal Basin and it is open to anyone – whether they have a disability or not. The club’s leader, Pete Bisson says “The way our club measures its success is if people come back over and over again and that makes us think that […]