Sailors with disABILITIES
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About SWD

SWD is a not-for-profit organisation. We are Creators of Optimism.

We encourage people with a disability or those in difficult circumstances to see things in a new way.

By showing what's possible, we challenge society’s perception of those facing disability or disadvantage.

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How to Get Involved

How to Get Involved (Day out on the water)

Join SWD and become a Creator of Optimism.

If you want to come sailing read about our sailing programs. For those affected by disadvantage or disability, sailing is free.

You can create optimism by volunteering or by simply donating.

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Seeking Hobart Volunteer Crew


We need you! Sailors With disABILITIES will be back in Hobart in 2017 running Winds of Joy programs from 15th-28th February. This program offers children with disabilities and disadvantaged people an opportunity to enjoy the freedom, teamwork and adventure of sailing.