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WORLD RENOWNED SAILMAKERS SINCE 1790 – A sailmakers based in Cowes specialising in racing sails, cruising sails and classic sails. Combining the latest sail making technology with hundreds of years of experience established within the loft, no boat is too big or too small.
Supports ACF Sailing with maintenance and repairs of our sails.
The Cowes Corinthian Yacht Club (CCYC) was the birth place of the foundation since back in 1996 when Andy won his Paralympic Gold medal and it continues to support the foundation today. Its community memberships support is large part of who we are.
Spinlock is an independent and innovative company, widely acknowledged as the world expert in ropeholding. Spinlock has over thirty years experience of designing and manufacturing rope holding equipment for sailing boats, from dinghies up to the largest super-yachts.
Spinlock as both a local company and next door neighbours to our base have come onboard to help us keep our new sailors safe until they progress to purchasing their own equipment. Also supplying our members with a personal discount.
SeaSafe Systems have come onboard to support, teaming up with ACF to develop recovery nets and training to help educate keelboat sailors about manoverboard recovery. We are grateful for process support from John Barnes a professional sea safety systems expert.
Jolliffes Chandlery is one of the largest independent chandleries in the UK. Boasting 4000 sq ft of shop floor and a 150ft high street frontage in Cowes on the Isle of Wight. Andrew Millband was a previous participant of the foundations support and also previous trustee.
Supports ACF with our safety equipment, and disabled sailors with 10% off purchases to help them engage in racing.
Paul Wyeth Marine Photography – Great yachting photography for magazines, sailors and enthusiasts!
Paul has been a large part of the Foundation’s re-birth through looking out for us on the water and allowing us use of his photography. This has been a huge help showing our activity and growth in what we do.
Supported by Teemill print-on-demand store we have been able to build our own custom store and can now sell t-shirts and other items online to raise much needed funds for the charity.
Printing and shipping is directly to you and buy purchasing products through this website you help raise some much needed funds to help us get more disabled people out sailing.
Teemill support us by giving us their professional suite support and shipping priority. You can see how much your donating to ACF by each item.
Operating for over 30 years, World Leisurewear is a leading supplier of embroidered, printed or personalised clothing, accessories and merchandise.
World Leisurewear has kindly donated branded kit to the Foundation’s 2019 Cowes Week re-launch helping us build awareness and enabling our sailors to feel part of a team.
Volunteer with us
Fundraising and Event Support Volunteers (Shore based)
- Fundraising and grant writing
- General help with administration
- Shore based contacts for the charity when afloat
Sailing Crew Volunteers (on water)
- Competent Helms
- General Crew (no experience needed)
- Support RIB Drivers
- Support Rib Crews
With reasonable experience.
- Building / Development of Adaptions.
- General Maintenance (Bosun).
- General Bosun support (no experience needed)
We are always keen to hear from individuals who are keen to assist in any form and would love to here from you.
If you think you can help with any of the above then please contact us and we look forward to hearing from you.