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Be at the RYA Sailability national conference

For 2013 RYA Sailability have a great programme lined up including keynote speakers from the RYA and other industry professionals, interactive workshops, and displays from equipment suppliers and class associations. Being held on 16 February at Wyboston Lakes Conference Centre and supported by Gallagher Health for 2013.

Their two course annual dinner will be taking place in the early evening with a special guest speaker and including the RYA Sailability Volunteer Awards and the new Sailability Youth awards.  This is your opportunity to nominate and thank all the hard work, commitment and inspiration from your volunteers and youth sailors.

To reserve your space at the conference, annual dinner, and training sessions please complete the booking form and return it to Lorna Conder by Friday 25 January 2013 at the latest, along with your dietary requirements, payment and any additional requirements. Prices are available on the booking form and event poster.

New for 2013 will an extended offering of displays from equipment suppliers, class associations and other relevant suppliers. They will also be showcasing ‘practical adaptions’ for sailing. If you are interested in displaying equipment or information, or have any adaptions that you would like to showcase, please contact Lorna Conder at

Volunteer and Youth Awards: Please use the weblink for the RYA Sailability Volunteer and Youth Awards. Let Lorna know if you wish to nominate someone you work with, or know to be considered for a Volunteer or a Youth Award.  All information on the awards and a nomination form can be found in the attached documents (see Downloads). You all have committed enthusiastic volunteers and this is your opportunity to demonstrate your appreciation. The deadline for nominations is: Tuesday 8th January 2013.

Accommodation: For those of you that would like to book accommodation at the venue, rates are available at a discounted price of £62 Inc. of Vat B&B single occupancy per room per night, and £72 Inc. of Vat B&B double or twin occupancy per room per night. To book accommodation please contact the hotel directly on 0845 2300 666 and quote reference number 49646 (which will refer you to this RYA Sailability Conference booking rate). All rooms are on site and linked via a corridor to the main conference lounge and meeting rooms and offer full disabled access. If you require a disabled access room please request this at the time of booking.  Participants booking overnight accommodation on site can also use the on site leisure facilities which include a spa, gym, swimming pool, Jacuzzi, steam room and sauna. All accommodation must be paid for at your own expense.  Nearby hotels are the Travelodge and the Premier Inn.

Event Coordinator:

Lorna Conder
RYA Sailability Project Assistant
Tel: 023 8060 4271

For more information, use this link