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Visit England Award SILVER!

Owner Tracey Boyne with Visit England Award holding framed certificate

Well what an honour to take the Silver Award at the most prestigious Visit England Tourism Awards ceremony this week.  Held in Bath a the beautiful Assembly Rooms, the awards were presented by the lovely Kirstie Allsopp. Our category was Inclusive Tourism and to be in the top 2 in the country is pretty remarkable! […]

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Mylor Sailability BIG PARTY!!

Band photo for Mylor Sailability party 5th May 2018

FUND RAISING PARTY with LIVE BAND!! Making Sailing and Powerboating Accessible to All Saturday 5th May 2018 7.30pm – 11pm Ord Statter Pavillion – Mylor Bridge Bar Tickets Available from online Ticketsource THE FANTASTIC BAND – THE SANDY ACRE 7 Grand Raffle Sponsored By: EPC, Penryn Dental Practice, SW Scaffolding, Fastnet Marketing, Merchants Manor, Salt […]

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Visit England Award!

Visit England award logo for Mylor Sailing School Falmouth Cornwall

Oh my goodness, we have just been notified of our success at the Visit England Tourism Awards.  What a great honour!!  We are in the top 3 of the Inclusive Tourism category of businesses in England.  We just can’t believe it!! This really is a fantastic achievement for us.  Our accessible sailing and powerboating sessions […]

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Easter activities fun sailing at Mylor

young girl with water pistol on a sailing dinghy having fun at Mylor Sailing School Falmouth Cornwall

EASTER FUN SAILING SESSIONS!! Blow out the cobwebs and get back on the water!! Easter activities are the ideal childcare during the holidays.  For beginners and also experienced sailors. From 6 years for these sessions. Activity Days Available Easter Holidays: Tuesday 3rd and Thursday 5th April Tuesday 10th and Thursday 12th April Prices per person:      […]

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Ladies Only Sailing Courses

Two ladies in a black and white photo holding a rope on a small rowing boat at Mylor Sailing School Falmouth Cornwall

Our ladies only sailing courses are starting again week commencing 16th April. Book yourselves in for our ladies only, 5 week sailing course.  Friday or Sunday mornings 10am – 1pm each week. Beginner and intermediate courses available. Come and learn to sail in the most wonderful Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, here in Mylor Yacht […]

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Charity Boat Jumble at Mylor

Cartoon of Boat parts on a pontoon Mylor Sailability Cornwall

We are holding a CHARITY BOAT JUMBLE SUNDAY 8TH APRIL and if you would like a stall to sell your own bits or would like to donate anything for us to sell that would be great! Mylor Sailability is the charitable arm of Mylor Sailing School and we are dedicated to making sailing and powerboating […]

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WIN!! Name our new boat!!

Blue and orange Humber RIB motorboat at Mylor Sailing School Falmouth Cornwall

WIN!!!! NAME OUR NEW BOAT and WIN a RYA Powerboat Level 2 course for 2 people on this boat. We need a name for our new RIB. 1 entry per person. Don’t forget to like our page & share with your friends to help spread the word! Remember, we need to repeat this name quite […]

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Win! Name the our new boat

Blue and orange Humber RIB with 4 seats in the water at Mylor Sailing School Falmouth Cornwall

WIN!!! A RYA Powerboat Level 2 course for 2 people on this boat. We need a name for our new RIB. 1 entry per person. Don’t forget to like our page & share with your friends to help spread the word! Remember, we need to repeat this name quite a few times on a VHF […]

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SW Tourism Excellence Award for Mylor Sailing School

Helen Glover with owners of Mylor Sailing school collecting their GOLD award at the Cornwall Tourism Awards in November 2017

We took the SILVER and a GOLD Award this year!! More tourism awards for Mylor Sailing & Powerboat School!! We are winners of the GOLD for the Cornwall Tourism Awards 2017/2018 and SILVER in the South West Tourism Awards 2017/2018 in the Access & Inclusivity category. We are so delighted to be awarded these and […]

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Hawk 20

Hawk 20 finally here!! The Hawk 20 accessible boat has finally been added to the fleet.  We finally did it!! This was a long slog of fund raising and we would like to thank all those who have made it possible. This boat now allows particpants to board at our pontoon on every session rather […]

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Cornwall Tourism Award GOLD

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Cornwall Tourism Award GOLD!! Cornwall Tourism Awards!! Mylor Sailing & Powerboat School took the GOLD!! A tourism award for Mylor Sailing & Powerboat School!! A winner of the GOLD for the Cornwall Tourism Awards 2017/2018 in the Access & Inclusivity category, was announced this month. We are so delighted to be in the final and […]

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Super Instructor!

stan chick super instructor Mylor

Our Super Instructor!!  Well Done Stan. The Royal Yachting Association has written this piece on our super instructor Stan who had his very first sailing lesson with us at Mylor Sailing School and has achieved so much in his last 10 years. NSSA winning captain and Laser champ Stan Chick on how he went from […]

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Cornwall Schools Regatta 2017

Cornwall Schools Regatta Mylor Falmouth

Tracey Boyne of Mylor Sailing School organises the Cornwall Schools Sailing Regatta event which is also part of the Cornwall School Games in association with the Cornwall Sports Partnership.  It took place on Wednesday 28th June, this week at Restronguet Sailing Club in Mylor Yacht Harbour, near Falmouth. A great turnout as usual despite the […]

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Jackaroo Accessible Boat

Accessible sailing boat Jackaroo Mylor Falmouth

Accessible Sailing Boat Jackaroo, is our accessible, adapted J24 sailing keelboat has had a 3 day lift out by Mylor Yacht Harbour and the team here at Mylor Sailing School have worked extremely hard to get it all scrubbed, polished, antifouled, oiled, serviced before going in again this morning on the high tide. Now looking […]

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HRH visit

hrh duke of kent Mylor Sailing School

HRH visit to Cornwall. Lucky me got to meet HRH the Duke of Kent at the offices of Cornwall Marine Network in Falmouth.    Cornwall Marine Network celebrate getting over 3000 apprentices into the marine sector.  What an achievement!   There was an official unveiling of a plaque and lots of other members and staff […]

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Charity Boat Jumble

Cartoon of Boat parts on a pontoon Mylor Sailability Cornwall

Charity Boat Jumble April 9th 2017   We are holding a CHARITY BOAT JUMBLE and if you would like a stall to sell your own bits or would like to donate anything for us to sell that would be great! Mylor Sailability is the charitable arm of Mylor Sailing School and we are dedicated to […]

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Wheelyboat Engine Is On!!

Wheelyboat Mylor Sailability engine upgrade

Wheelyboat Engine is on!! The new and upgraded Wheelyboat Engine is now ready and waiting!  ‘Odyssey’ now has a 90hp on her and this means some fast exhillerating speed! Thanks to everyone who donated through Crowdfunder, generally emptied their piggy banks, held events, ran miles, auctioned their personal possessions.  THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!  […]

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SW Award Tourism Excellence

SW Award Tourism Mylor Sailing School Falmouth

SW AWARD!! SW Tourism Excellence Awards 2016 2017 South West Regional Award success – Hold the phone!! SW Award – Mylor Sailing School, near Falmouth, Cornwall took the SW Tourism Excellence GOLD award in the Access and Inclusivity category February 2017 and jointly with The Eden Project!! The prestigious SW Tourism Excellence event last week […]

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Quadrathlon Success!

quadrathlon sailability sailing mylor falmouth

Quadrathlon success! Successful and tiring quadrathlon from 2 wonderful girls to raise Mylor Sailability Charity some essential funds towards the Wheelyboat new engine. Fantastic efforts from Roisin O’Halloran and Zoe Beckly for their swim, run, cycle and sail just before Christmas.  Roisin and Zoe who sail regularly at Mylor Sailing School and also volunteer in the […]

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SW TOURISM EXCELLENCE AWARDS

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SW TOURISM EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2016 – 2017 MYLOR SAILING SCHOOL IS A FINALIST!!! South West Tourism Excellence Awards – Well this is amazing news can’t really believe it!! So out of 602 entries from 6 counties, they chose 130 finalists to win awards at this years prestigious South West Tourism Excellence Awards and little ol […]

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Merlin Recovery

merlin boat recovery Mylor Sailability Falmouth School

Merlin Recovered!! Mylor Sailability’s Keelboat Layed Up For The Winter. Today the recovery of Merlin, one of Mylor Sailability’s keelboats, tested our skills, nerves and patience. A great group of volunteers, including Craig Brown from Pasco’s Boatyard St Just, Keith Collings and Clive Price, both Rotarians and experienced boaters.  Not forgetting my two wonderful instructors […]

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Winterising!

Winterising robin at mylor falmouth

Winterising with Robin Winterising some boats with my friend Robin today!!  Very inquisitive!! The wonderful red-breasted bird followed me around everywhere today.  Chirping beautifully and watching me work.  A wonderfully mild day at Mylor Sailing School.  My new friend helped me recover a boat and wash it down.  Also remove the sails into storage. Thanks […]

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Volunteer Award

volunteer award Mylor Sailability falmouth

Cornwall Sports Partnership Sporting Awards 2016 Our wonderful volunteer, Ryan Linthwaite –  A 19 year old from Mylor Sailability, Falmouth, Cornwall was nominated as the Community Volunteer of the Year Award Under 25s by charity founder Tracey Boyne.  The Cornwall Sports Partnership hold an annual event, at The Headland Hotel, Newquay every November for Inspirational […]

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Cornwall Tourism Award

Awards mylor sailing school Falmouth Cornwall

Cornwall Tourism Award Finalist!! Mylor Sailing School took Silver!! An Award for Mylor Sailing School!!  We are a finalist for the Cornwall Tourism Awards 2016/2017 in the Access & Inclusivity category, it was announced this month.  We are so delighted to be in the final and have worked extremely hard in the last two years […]

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Achievement Silver Award

Achievement Mylor Sailabilty Falmouth Cornwall

Mylor Sailability RYA Silver Sailing Achievement Award was completed by Dylan this week!!  Well done Dylan you have done brilliantly!! Silver Achievement for Dylan who has been sailing with us every Tuesday afternoon on keelboats and dinghies and this is his 3rd RYA Achievement Award – Well done Dylan! Sessions are for people aged 8 […]

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Mylor Sailability Wheelyboat Crowdfunder Campaign

Mylor Sailability Engine upgrade campaign

We desperately need an engine upgrade for our Mylor Sailability Wheelyboat. This is a Crowdfunder campaign – On Wheelyboat which is our wheelchair friendly powerboat, we currently have a 60 hp outboard engine which is not powerful enough to take the loads.  We need a 90hp and to upgrade to this will cost in excess […]

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Sailability The Red Arrows!!

Red Arrows Sailability Falmouth

Want to see the RED ARROWS from the best place???!!! Mylor Sailability will be taking our boats out into the middle of the Fal Estuary to get the best view of this fantastic display of acrobatic planes. Warning – these planes are very loud! Early Evening of Wednesday 10th August Meet at Mylor Sailing School […]

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Sailability Party Sponsors

Mylor Sailability Party Sponsors 21st May 2016 Perranwell Hall near Falmouth Sailability Party Sponsors helped raise over £2,500 on Saturday night with the help of the fantastic band ‘Double Bounce’ a 13 piece rhythm and blues band.  There was lots of dancing to be had by all and a great raffle. Mylor Sailability Party Sponsors […]

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ELLIS WHARTON WINES Thank you!

ELLIS WHARTON WINES thank you very much for supplying the wine at cost for our Sailability fund raising party on Saturday evening!! Mylor Sailability party this weekend 21st May – 13 piece rhythm and blues live band!! Ellis Wharton Wines supplying the wine for the fund raising party this weekend.  Perranwell Village Hall, Perranwell, off […]

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Cornwall 100 Club donation to Sailability

Cornwall 100 Club Donation! Thank you so much to Cornwall 100 Club for their donation towards our new Hawk 20 Keelboat.  This is a wonderful step forward for raising enough money to get this great new versatile boat. You can read the full story here We are planning on getting a support seat adaptation in […]

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Sailability Party

Mylor Sailing School News Falmouth

Sailability Party!! Mylor Sailability are having a fund raising party – Saturday 21st May at Perranwell Village Hall, near Falmouth Sailability Party of the year!! Come and let yer hair down and dance the night away with our great live band ‘Double Bounce’, a 13 piece rhythm and blues band!! 7.30pm til 11.30pm Bar available! […]

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Mylor Sailability Boat Jumble

Mylor Sailability Boat Jumble April 3rd 2016 A great day yesterday here at Mylor Yacht Harbour, near Falmouth – almost £400 raised for us and the other sellers also can’t wait for the sale again next year.  This is going to be an event that grows into one of Cornwall’s finest!!  Thanks to all the […]

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RYA Sailability TV the story so far

This is lovely – the Mylor Sailability story so far –

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Mylor Sailing School new changing rooms

Not exciting to some I know but we are currently installing 3 new changing rooms at Mylor Sailing School and this will make things much easier for those busy times!  Also a classroom face-lift for the old room to bring it up to scratch for a better learning space! Photo coming soon!

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Free party for Mylor Sailability, near Falmouth

FREE CHARITY GIG PARTY 19th FEBRUARY IN MYLOR!! LIVE MUSIC from THE NIGHT TICKERS.  Donations welcome on the night. At Castaways main restaurant in Mylor Yacht Harbour, near Falmouth, 8pm onwards.

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The Wheelyboat is coming!

More good news for – Mylor Sailability February 2015 The Wheelyboat Trust have also announced that they now have enough funds to start building our new wheelchair user friendly powerboat.   We are hoping to have this for the beginning of the summer season.  Wahoo!!

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RYA Sailability Awards Ceremony 2016

RYA Mylor Sailing school awards Falmouth Cornwall

RYA Sailability Award for us!! RYA National Award for Outstanding Contribution for Mylor Sailability.  Awards Dinner February 2016. Thank you for this award, it is a great honour to receive it.  The Annual Dinner & Awards Ceremony was held in Bedfordshire and I met a lot of inspiring people at this conference, swapping and sharing […]

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New changing rooms!

Not exciting to some I know but we are currently installing 3 new changing rooms at Mylor Sailing School and this will make things much easier for those busy times! Also a classroom face-lift for the old room to bring it up to scratch for a better learning space!

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The Mylor Sailability story

Rory our great sailor

Mylor Sailability – the story so far… Mylor Sailability and the story so far here filmed by the RYA in the summer of 2015.  What a journey for Tracey Boyne and all the participants to be able to take advantage of this great facility in Cornwall.

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Mylor Sailability Cornwall RYA Award

So honoured – another award!! RYA Sailability National Volunteer Award for Outstanding Contribution.  Thank you!!

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Mylor Sailability wins 2 awards

Mylor Sailability Winners of 2 Awards!! A wonderful evening at the Headland Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall Sports Partnership Black Tie Awards Dinner Ceremony. Mylor Sailability were short listed for a Sport England Sportivate Best New Project Award for the county.   We were very honoured just to get nominated and to go to a lovely posh […]

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West Cornwall Youth Trust donation

Thank you!!  To The West Cornwall Youth Trust They have donated again to us and this will help us tremendously thank you again!!! If you think that you know a cause that can benefit from a donation from The West Cornwall Youth Trust then see their website here for information.

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Wheelyboat Launch Mylor Sailing School Falmouth

This is so amazing!!  BBC Spotlight came to cover the day.  What a memorable day for the launch of this new boat that will take our powerboating to the next level for people who cannot sit unaided and cannot get out of their wheelchairs! Have a look at our FB page for the link on […]

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Mylor Sailability Nominated for Award

Mylor Sailability up for a National Award for best new Project!!! Mylor Sailability has been nominated for a National Award for best new project.  Sport England’s Sportivate Annual Awards will take place next month and Mylor Sailability is the only Cornish sports project to be put forward.  A great honour to us!!  We have been […]

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Mylor Sailability and Pirate FM

See here for a wonderful write up about our new Wheelyboat and the launch on Saturday 3rd October Thanks Pirate FM!!

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RYA Sailability TV visit Mylor

RYA Sailability TV visit!  Friday 14th August 2015 RYA Sailability Internet TV team visit Mylor Sailability to film and see what we are up to! Debbie and Mark from the RYA come to interview Sailability participants and founder Tracey Boyne.  Lots of filming of the J24 sailing.  Paul Parkinson, John Solomon, Rory Davies and Steve […]

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Sailability Race Team Falmouth first again!

Mylor Sailability Race Team – First again!!  Friday 7th August 2015 Mylor Sailability Race Team, Skipper – Andy Rankin, plus John Solomon, Steve Hudson and Paul Parkinson.  All with a variety of physical disabilities.  Well done all of you!!!!

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A very busy August at Mylor Sailing School!

Mylor Sailing School – busy busy busy August 2015 A busy time – if it floats – it is out.  Our fleet of over 20 boats!!  A crazy holiday time for us all! 🙂

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Donated race scrub for Mylor Sailability J24

Mylor Yacht Harbour free lift and race scrub donated to our Friday night Sailability Race team for our J24.  31st July 2015 Thanks so much to Mylor Yacht Harbour Marine Team for our FOC lift and race scrub on our J24 for our Friday night Sailability Race team.  They came first that night as well […]

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Grand opening of Mylor Sailability new facilities

27th June 2015 – our recent Mylor Sailability press release – Dream becomes reality as Mylor’s Sailability Charity HQ opens its doors What began as a sailing teacher’s dream to bring the sport she loves to people of all ages and abilities has been celebrated in all its spectacular reality with the opening, by Paralympic […]

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Mylor Sailability project almost complete

Mylor Sailability almost finished project!!  11th June 2015 – GRAND OPENING SAT 27TH JUNE An exciting week with the new build.  Screen and projector is in, ballustrade is finished, new pontoon has been craned in and attached.  All of this will make things so great for our Sailability sessions.  We have the Grand Opening on […]

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Sailability building progress 2nd June 2015

Sailability building progress 2nd June 2015 So things are moving fast now!  We have painted the walls, the ballustrade is being done, the pontoon has arrived from Sweden and to be installed next week.  Open day set for end of June, watch this space!! This is the pontoon section that will go on the end […]

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Nature workshop at Mylor Sailing School

Nature Workshops and Mylor Sailability joint venture Saturday 23rd May 2015 Sail or powerboat to a beach in the Fal Estuary and then take part in a Nature Workshop  Morning session 10.30am – 2.15pm Afternoon session 2.30pm – 5.45pm £17 per person for this great day out – all family members welcome! (From ages 6 […]

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Sailability sessions Falmouth

Mylor Sailability News – Falmouth, Cornwall May 2015 Adult only Sailability sessions for the over 30s – Sailing or Powerboating here at Mylor Sailing School Starting Saturday evenings 5.30pm – 7.30pm £10 per person Come and have fun and join in the social and be active with people of your age. You need to book!  […]

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First Silver Certificate awarded!

Mylor Sailability achievements for Rory Davies at Mylor Sailing School Rory is 17 and is the first person from Mylor Sailability to gain his Silver Certificate in sailing!  Well done Rory!  Rory attends every Tuesday (without fail!) and has shown great skills and determination in learning to sail.  Big celebrations in Rory’s house tonight and […]

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The roof is on! Mylor new classroom

Mylor Sailability New Build news May 2015 – The roof is on!  The ramp is almost finished.  Hoping for a grand opening in June, to be announced.

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Ladies Who Launch Falmouth

Ladies Who Launch April 2015 Come on ladies do something for yourself and have fun!  Why not try our ladies only sailing sessions here at Mylor Sailing School?  These are a 5 week course with a half day per week at a time that is good for you. Click here for more info

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Just waiting for the roof – Mylor Sailing School

Mylor Sailability News – April 2015 The new Sport England Funded building is almost complete.  Just waiting for the roof!

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Start of the new build Mylor Sailing School

Finally a date for the start of the new build in Mylor.  This is a new classroom with great facilities including projector, screens, hearing loop etc.  This 32 foot by 12 foot wooden structure is being built by Truro Portable Buildings (who are based at Longdowns, nr Penryn) and have been monumental in getting us […]

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Anonymous Donator to Mylor Sailability!

Yet more good news for Mylor Sailability February 2015 – Thank you so much to the anonymous donator who left their donation with Mylor Yacht Harbour reception.  This is so kind of you whoever you are!!  Hooorrrraaaayyyy!

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