Accessible for all

Ensuring Access for Everyone

We are dedicated to ensuring that everyone, regardless of ability, can experience the joy of sailing aboard the “Pride of Man III”.

Learn about how we’ve removed barriers to make our sailing trips more accessible – from modifications to our yacht, to the way we’ve built our website.

Special Modifications

Pride of Man III

The Pride of Man III has been specially modified to improve accessibility, and can safely accommodate individuals with a wide range of disabilities.

Find out more about why the “Pride of Mann III” is the ideal vessel for sailors with disabilities.

From Shore to Ship

Getting to the Yacht

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From Shore to Ship

Boarding the Yacht

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Special Assistance

Happy to Help

We will always try our very best to provide any special assistance that may be needed.

If you think that you might need special assistance, please inform the Crewmaster when booking your sailing trip so that we are aware of your needs.


The Pride of Man III is fully equipped with the all the necessary safety equipment and latest electronics.


The yacht has been specially adapted to improve its accessibility with the use of a boarding ramp, a lift to the saloon and additional handrails to allow ease of access on board.


A full cockpit enclosure affords protection from the elements which ensures greater comfort during the winter months.

Wheelchair Friendly

We have the ability to accommodate wheelchair users, and there is a moveable cockpit table which can provide additional space when required.

safe and comfortable

On Board Safety

All Sailing for the Disabled Skippers and Mates are approved by the Executive Committee and have undergone extensive sail training and assessment, and hold current First Aid and VHF DSC Radio certificates.

All crew have completed our Disability Awareness Training course, which provides guidance and practical experience in dealing with people with a variety of disabilities.

Learn more about our commitment to Safety and Safeguarding.

Don’t be afraid of boarding the vessel, there is lots of specialised equipment on board to assist with this. Go on and try it, you’ll be blown away!

Jean Kimber

SFTD Member

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