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Winds of Care: sailing days and networking for carers
Winds of Joy: helping disabled youth experience optimism
Winds of Change: helping disadvantaged youth learn core skills
Yacht Racing: participate in coastal yacht races
Wright of Passage Youth Program opening doors for the future.
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Through 'Winds of Joy' we start to create change.
It's the first step for many on the journey towards accepting their circumstances and believing they can achieve more.
We give disabled and disadvantaged kids and adults the chance to 'try sailing'.
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SWD's Winds of Change Program opens a whole new world of challenge, skill development and discovery for young people who have disengaged from learning.
We go beyond the traditional classroom and didactic teaching, instead, offering interactive and engaged learning through the medium of sailing.
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During July and August each year we head north, offering harbour sailing, ocean racing, coastal training programs, and youth and school programs to Northern NSW.
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A youth opportunity to learn in a hands on way, while opening doors for the future.
Do you know of a young person who:
Is out of school, and disconnected from traditional learning or perhaps has faced life challenges that have for some reason left them with less opportunity. Enjoys hands on work? Wants the opportunity to start a TRADE, open doors to employment and at the same time experience a trip of a life time.
Read more about our Wright of Passage Youth Program
SWD competes in many races. If your aspiration is elite sailing, Wot Eva is SWD’s high performance racing boat.
Should you want a more relaxed, informal sailing experience, Kayle is the yacht. Kayle has also been specially adapted to take up to four wheelchairs.
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