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Club Resources


Sailability Clubs have many responsibilities both on and off the water. This Operations Guide provides guidance for many of those areas. As a living document there is more to be done as indicated. A sailing day client worksheet is also available for download.

View the guide here,

View the worksheet here.


Sailability Queensland coordinates the insurance arrangements for affiliated Sailability clubs, including Public Liability and Equipment insurances.

See our Certificate of Insurance here.

Hansa 303 Owner's Manual

Hansa Sailing Systems supply Access 303 Dinghies, parts and equipment.

The 303 Manual includes information on how to rig a 303. The second link is to the Hansa guide to repairing gunwale rubbers.

See the manual here.

See the repair guide here.

MAIB & Hansa Safety Bulletins

In June 2019 the UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) published a safety bulletin following an unfortunate death in the UK which resulted from the failure to secure a keel. In  September 2019 Hansa published an article discussing various ways a keel or centreboard should be secured.

See the Hansa Bulletin here.

See the MAIB article here.

About Sailability Clients

Our special clients include people with a range of disability and needs. This guide was prepared to assist you in understanding a little more about our clients.

See the Guide here.

Risk Management

Sailability Queensland is available in 2020 to assist clubs with risk management. There are a number of considerations involved and we will be adding guidance information as appropriate.

See a summary of the Queensland Health & Safety Act here.

See a guide to preparing an MOB plan here.

See weight limit guidelines for Hansa cranes and Access 303 dinghies here.


When a volunteer becomes a member of a Sailability club you may ask them for some information to help you understand their skill levels, experience and any qualifications they have. You will also explain your procedures.

Download a generic membership form here.


The ATO has published some rulings and guides that inform about making tax deductible gifts to charities and about GST and volunteers.

See the ATO gift ruling here.

See the GST and volunteers guide here.

Sailability Queensland has produced a more detailed guide about GST for clubs. The guide is available to Queensland clubs on request.

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