Introduction

Introduction

Organisation Name
Bristol Avon Sailing Club
Description

Bristol Avon Sailing Club was founded in 1955 by a band of local sailors keen to make use of the River Avon on their doorstep for the then rapidly expanding sport of dinghy sailing.

The club has grown enormously since then and now has a fine purpose built clubhouse with recently refurbished changing rooms, licensed bar, galley and large club room.

We are a medium-sized but still very friendly club with new and long standing members always willing to lend a hand to youngsters and beginners.

The club has two safety boats to provide cover for all club sailors whether they are cruising, racing or youngsters capsizing their Topper dinghies just for fun.

Several club-owned training boats are available for occasional loan to new club members to help them get into the swing of things. These boats - Toppers and Comets - enable beginners to get on the water prior to taking a decision on which of the many different types and classes of boat would suit them best to buy.

Various memberships are available for families, juniors and singles, see the table given below.

So if you want to start sailing, improve your skills or just love mucking about in boats, come and give us a try. You are guaranteed a warm welcome.

Call into the clubhouse any Sunday or Thursday evening, or telephone the clubhouse on 01225 873472

Organisation Type
Private Business
This organisation provides support around
Socialising / Out and About
Regions
Bristol Bath and North East Somerset
Is there a cost for these services?
Contact for details
How can people access this service?
Drop-In

Primary Organisation Details

Primary Address Details

Address 1
The Clubhouse
Address 2
Mead Lane
Town
Saltford
County
Bath and North East Somerset
Postcode
BS31 3ER

Organisation Contact Methods

Telephone

Services

Helpline Details

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Accessibility

General Accessibility

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Access Questions

Is there a car park nearby?
Is there parking for disabled drivers on site or outside the building?

External Access

Are external doors 900mm or more wide with flat thresholds?
Are there external steps?
If so, how many?
5

Internal Access

Are there internal steps?
If so, how many?
12
Are there visual alarm systems at the premises?
Do visitors have access to a telephone?
Can people with an assistance dog access the service accompanied by their dog?
Is there provision for assistance dogs? (Water bowl and toilet area)

Dogs allowed into the clubhouse

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