Sailors with disABILITIES

Winds of Joy


Now that you have reserved a Winds of Joy program in Queensland or Northern NSW you need to read and complete the following documentation to complete your booking.


1. Risk Management Plan (This document must be printed, completed and returned to our office for all reserved SWD sails to complete the booking process at least 2 weeks prior to sail)


Risk Management Plan *EDITABLE (Download document, save to desktop and open with Adobe PDF reader)


2. Qld & Northern NSW Terms, Conditions and Critical Information (This document is to be read, understood and adhered to)


3. Qld & Northern NSW Campaign Program Document (This document is for use prior to your sail to enhance your experience)



How many people can come on one sail?

The boat SWD uses for its sailing programs allows a maximum of 15 guests on board which includes up to 3 wheelchairs and the carers required supervising the activity. We do not sail with less than 10 quests

How much does the program cost?

The program is free as we rely solely on donations

Where do we meet?

An SWD crew member will meet your group at the entrance to the Marina and direct the group to the boat

Are there toilet's on board the boat?

Due to the severe limitations regarding the use of the boat’s toilet, all necessary toileting should be undertaken at the marina prior to joining the boat

Is there parking available?

Public parking is available at the marinas, you may need to contact the marina directly for allocated disabled parking.

What do we wear?

Guests should wear warm casual clothing and white/light soled shoes (no black soled shoes allowed on board) and should bring a spray jacket/plastic poncho, wide-brimmed sun hat with chin strap and sunscreen

Can we bring food and drink on board?

There is no food to be consumed on the boat, but water in plastic bottles only is advisable

What happens if it rains?

Your duty skipper will contact your nominated representative if they have any concerns over the sailing conditions

Who do we contact on the day if we need to?

Contact your duty skipper with the number you have been provided with

Does SWD have Public Liability Insurance?

Yes we do


Please contact or call 0421 725 170 if you have any difficulties