Laying Up Day

Thank you to all the volunteers who helped on our Laying Up Day on Wednesday 1st November. We were able to clean all of the boats. Thank you also to Robin for the photos.

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Two new boats added to the fleet

During October CVSS undated their fleet of access dinghies with the delivery of two new boats; ‘Sweet Sue II’ and ‘Rita & Pierre’ to replace two of the older boats. They were used for the first time by sailors over the last two weeks of sailing. 
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Co-op Local Community Fund Presentation April

Once again we thank Co-op for their community donation. Mike, Glenda and Zara went to receive the cheque on 15th April.

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CVSS also received an award from BLYM.


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2023 Season Dates


Summer term:  (Season begins)  Wednesday 3 May to Wednesday 19 July

Summer Holiday Sailing;   Saturday 22 July to Saturday 2 September.  Only sailing on Wednesday and Saturday 

Autumn Sailing:  Wednesday 6 September to Wednesday 18 October (end of Season)


Saturday 22 April and Monday 24 April 10.00 - 3.00   contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like to come along to see what we do.


The AGM will be held on Tuesday 4 April 7.15pm for 7.30pm .  The venue is Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Park Road, Rickmansworth WD31BU

Doug Brignell RIP

Sadly we lost one of our volunteers earlier this month. Doug, who has been a popular volunteer with CVSS for many years, sadly died on 7th November. Doug loved sailing and was a devoted father and grandfather. He had been unwell for some time. His funeral on 21st November was well attended by CVSS members. He will be greatly missed by all at CVSS. 

Our thoughts and prayers go to his wife Iris and all his family. 

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Co-op Local Community Fund Presentation

We are very grateful to the Co-op Local Community Fund for raising a massive total of £3,113.16 for Colne Valley Special Sailors, all thanks to Co-op Members nominating our charity. CVSS Chairman Mike Marcus received the cheque today along with Zara and Glenda on behalf of CVSS, the presentation taking place at the Croxley Green Co-op store.
The support of the Co-op Local Community Fund is very much appreciated.

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RYA Sailability release Guide to Autism and Boating

The RYA Sailability have released a useful video and guide booklet about Autism and Boating which will be of interest to CVSS volunteers and parents of children with autism. 

Please see the links below to download the booklet or to watch the video. 

RYA Sailability Guide to Autism and Boating

Link to video from RYA Sailability Autism and Boating

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