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Supervision disabled - Saling on Lake Geneva

Sailing for all !
Sailboats has been selected and adapted to address the different types of disabilities.
The courses are led by instructors Brevet d'Etat ( BEES1 ) with Certificate of Qualification Para ( HSCs ) .

Sailing Supervision disabled - Saling on Lake Geneva Sciez


Sciez (74140)
Average length : 2h
Animals not allowed

The activity starts at the Port de Sciez (not at the Base Nautique).
The bus will be able to park just in front of the boat launch to make it easier for the bus to get off and for people to board the boats. It can then park in the secure trailer parking area, 150 metres from the port (contact the Sciez Port Authority).

2 monitors may be available. 1 in each boat.
As the people get off the bus, they will head for the gallows, and the monitors (assisted by the attendants) will transfer them to the boats.
It takes about 10 minutes per person. It will take a maximum of 1 hour to set up the activity and the same for the end. And 2 hours of activity.

Depending on the size of the group, a whole morning or afternoon can be considered. Or, one session in the morning and another in the afternoon.

The adapted fleet:
On board the Surprise :
We can take 3 people on board, excluding wheelchairs. The wheelchairs remain on land. With a companion and an instructor.
The Surprise is a 7.65 m sailing boat, easy to manoeuvre. Its stability allows easy boarding and facilitates the transition between land and water.

On board the Mentor :
4 to 6 people (depending on the type of wheelchair) who keep their wheelchair on board. With two accompanying persons and a monitor.
Sailing boat of 9m length with 2 masts.

Mini Ji: small single-seater sports boat designed for leisure and competition. The Mini Ji is a small, single-seater sports yacht designed for leisure and competition. It offers safe and exciting sailing for people with disabilities.

Hansa 3063: (formerly Access dinghy) a double dinghy that can be used with optimists in schools or in individual training. Accessible to both children and adults.

Tailor-made trips or courses, depending on the size of the group, the degree of disability...

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    Group adults: 30 to 35 €.

    Group lessons:
    Minimum 3 people: 35€ per person
    From 4 people: 30€ per person

    Private lessons:
    1 person: 55€/ hour
    2 persons: 72€/ hour.

    Methods of payment accepted : Check, Cash, Travellers Cheque, Credit transfer


    Animals not allowed
    Languages spoken : French
    Languages of documentation : French


    From 01/03 to 31/10, daily.

    Average length : 2h

    • Accompanied
    • Lesson
    • Equipment provided
    • Group lesson
    • Individual lesson


    Base nautique de Sciez 709, chemin de la Renouillère 74140 Sciez
    Start near : Sciez (74140)

    • Hearing disability
    • Mental disability
    • Visual disability
    • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
    • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
    • WC + grab handle + adequate space to move
    • Possibility of drop-off in front of the site
    • Wheelchair available
    • Facilities adapted for people with mobility impairment

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    Information update on 24/05/2024 by Office de Tourisme intercommunal Destination Léman