STONINGTON, CT. The New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) is expanding their adaptive sailing offerings for the disabled community. NESS is hosting a free Adaptive Sailing Demo Day in Stonington on May 19 and just opened registration. No experience is needed, but spots are limited and registration is required! Registration can be found at nessf.org/adaptive-demo-day.
Press Release: NESS Expands Its Disabled Sailing Offerings
With the right equipment, adaptive sailing is a great sport in which able-bodied and disabled sailors can participate together. In 2017, in collaboration with Sail To Prevail, NESS launched its adaptive sailing program in Stonington, CT. As a US Sailing recognized Community Sailing Center, NESS offers the highest standard of quality instruction and facilities. NESS’s adaptive sailing program brings the fun and therapeutic qualities of sailing to individuals with diverse needs.
Adaptive Sailing lessons are available at NESS’s Stonington location Wednesday through Friday from 10am to 12pm or 1pm to 3pm and on Wednesday from 5pm to 7pm. Lessons are $150/session, scholarships are available.
NESS is an ocean adventure nonprofit that provides STEM-based education programs, on and off the water, for students from all walks of life.