Mylor Sailing School Mylor Sailing School

Mylor Sailing School

Mylor Yacht Harbour, Falmouth, TR11 5UF, United Kingdom | 01326 377633 | Website

Venue Description

Sailing and Powerboating School with fully accessible facilities and boats

Accessibility

We are located in a level car park, easy access, easy parking close to the school. Ramp access to classrooms and also the boats, down a pontoon. Wheelchair friendly powerboat and some adaptations made for easy access onto the sailing boats. Accessible disabled toilet and shower.

Accessibility Guide

Accessibility Guide Link: http://mylorsailingschool.co.uk/mylor-sailability/

Access Statement

Access Statement Link: http://mylorsailingschool.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Accessibility-Statement-for-Mylor-Sailing-School-2016.pdf

Accessible Performances

There is a wheelchair friendly powerboat where the front section flaps down to allow ease of boarding for those with any kind of mobility problems. Our sailing boats have some adaptations although there are none that have wheelchair access or for those who cannot sit unaided at present. Our classrooms have a 1:12 ramp access (recommended) and the door is the standard 800mm width and can be accessed at an angle with plenty of room to turn into the doorway. Classrooms include projector, screen and hearing loop facility. Ramps give access to a pontoon by a slipway and there are boats adapted for those with special access requirements as in the pictures above. Lighting in all huts are fluorescent tubes. Tables are wheelchair friendly in the classrooms for covering the theoretical aspects of the sailing or powerboating courses.

Awards List

Cornwall Tourism Award 2016 for Access and Inclusivity RYA Sailability Outstanding Contribution 2015 Cornwall County Sports Partnership Best New Sportivate Project for Cornwall and also the South West (2 awards) 2015

Toilets

There are great facilities for toilets and showers including disabled facilities within the harbour which is well sign-posted. Unfortunately there are no toilet facilities on our quay as this is a English Heritage Site and there is no superior plumbing! The harbour facilities are approximately 300m from the site. The door is the standard 800mm width and can be accessed straight on and is not at an angle. There is a coded access to the door and this is given on request so please just ask any staff or contact us on 01326 377633 prior to your arrival if required.

Staff

All staff teaching on Sailability sessions have had Disability Awareness training, Dementia Awareness training and all instructors are first aid qualified. All staff teaching on Sailability sessions have a lot of experience working with many types of physical disabilities and also learning disabilities. All instructors have been checked through the DBS/CRB scheme. If you have any specific questions then please do not hesitate to ask.

Assistance dog facilities

Assistance dog exercise facilities

Assistance Dogs are welcomed at Mylor Sailing School. Life jackets available for dogs. Water bowls are available. Dog exercising available from our assistants.

Other assistance dog facilities

as above

The venue says it has...

  • Accessible Format
  • Carer Discount
  • Dedicated Seating
  • Disabled Access
  • Induction Loop
  • Large Print
  • Disabled Parking
  • Access Statement
  • Online Booking

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User Ratings

Overall

4.9
Access
4.1
Parking
4.6
Toilets
3.6
Staff
5