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Sailing with Eddie

Eddie has sailed with the Andrew Cassell Foundation for 3 years., He is an increasingly serious sailor, is completely blind and has a major hearing impairment. Somehow he manages to fit in full time work.

Resuming activity after lockdown

Andrew Cassell Foundation are raring to go as public health restrictions lift to permit organised sport. Thursday was the first day of suitable wind and crew availability to we had to get the Sonar Spare Part out on the Solent for a shakedown. For this shakedown Spare Part was crewed by two participants – one … Read more

History of the Foundation

Andy Cassell established the Andrew Cassell Foundation when he returned from the Atlanta Paralympics in 1996, having won a Gold Medal for sailing. He had spent a lifetime competing in able-bodied fleets before leading the first GB Paralympic sailing team and he was determined to give something back to a sport that he loved The … Read more

Three disabled sailors sit on the rail or a Sonar keelboat to balance her

The disability sailing ecosystem

The Andrew Cassell Foundation enables individuals with physical disabilities and impairments to sail competitively on an equal level playing field with and against able bodied sailors, in an inclusive and equal environment in all classes. Part of this article is downloadable as a PDF briefing explaining the foundation’s special responsibility and place in the ecosystem … Read more

Andrew Cassell Foundation (Racing for the Disabled) is a Charity in England and Wales: 1057742

Supports people with disabilities (mainly physical & sensory) to take part in yacht racing and cruising and to encourage the integration of sailors with disabilities with able bodied sailors