Bay of Quinte Tourism

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Making Sailing Accessible with Quinte SailAbility

Michael on a boat at Quinte SailAbility.

A Sailing Program using adapted sailboats is making sailing accessible to people with disabilities in the Bay of Quinte region.

When Dennis Fletcher (affectionately known as ‘Fletch’) co-founded Quinte SailAbility over 20 years ago with the late John Gower, he could not have known the impact this program would have on the community today. Quinte SailAbility (QS), a sailing program using a fleet of adapted boats, allows people with disabilities the chance to sail independently. For those with disabilities, it means an experience like no other. Sandy Watson, one of the program’s very first sailors, had no sailing experience. ...

Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.