News

Scotland Flotilla dates annouced

Get your diaries out as we now know the dates for next years flotilla in bonny Scotland, it all starts on Saturday 13/04/19 to Saturday 20/04/19. Brush off your tartan oilskins, polish the haggis and get ready for what promises to be the biggest flotilla for visually impaired sailors ever.  Help us make history by […]

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Blind Week, what a blast!

Most sailors want the fastest, most direct and least complicated passage from port to port, not the sailors from Visa-gb who take the longest route to enjoy the maximum sailing time.  It’s true they arrived late for cocktails and they missed some superb canapés laid on by the splendidly hospitable team organising this years fabulous […]

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Blind Sailing Scotland

Exciting news for Scotland as they host this year’s Blind Match Racing World Championship. This is a link to the full story: http://www.sailing.org/news/86613.php#.WtDIMojwbIU Dates are 01/09/2018 to 07/09/2018 This will be a great advert for sailing and I hope you can support the event  

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Visa-gb is now a registered charity

Great news for all involved and huge thanks to Lofty Sims for putting in the hours along with help from Dorset Blind to gain charitable status for our Visually Impaired Sailing Association. Our charity registration number is 1178077 and we will be getting the added benefit of Gift Aide set up soon, so keep checking.  […]

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Every Little Helps!

Thanks to Lofty Sims hard work we’re delighted to hear that Tesco’s across Dorset, Devon & Cornwall are helping our Blind & Visually Impaired sailors take part in Blind Week 2018. Across 5 stores in Weymouth, Lyme Regis, Exemouth, Plymouth, Falmouth there will be the chance to drop a token into the Visa-gb bucket and […]

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Visa-Gb & Blind Week 2018

We are delighted to announce that we will have one yacht in this years Blind Sailing Week hosted in Falmouth by the Royal Cornwall Yacht Club. We’re doing things the Visa way! So the one week event is a three week sailing odyssey for us!  We pick up our boat in the Solent a week […]

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December Update

The Visa-gb Trustee meeting was held at the Union Jack Club in London on 30.11.17, thanks goes to Jim Green for organising such a great venue for our get together .

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November Update

The first meeting of Visa-gb’s marketing team took place at Lofty’s house on 21/11/2017.  Jeff Bungay,  Keith ‘Lofty’ Sims, Tim Sandford and new boy Andrew Lane all gathered to discuss and plan our strategy for 2018.

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