News & views

COVID-19 Statement

Following the developments in Government advice about COVID-19, we are updating you on the response made by Sail Birmingham. Our focus must be on our…

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Summer in the City 2019

We had a great first summer here on Edgbaston Reservoir with lots of school holiday activities for young people, learning to sail as well as…

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Launch of Sail Birmingham in March 19

Getting active outdoors is proven to positively impact health and mental wellbeing and an ambitious new community sailing project at Edgbaston Reservoir is breaking down…

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Sailing for Children with Disabilities

In 2019 we worked with the Consultant Andrea Jester and her team at Birmingham Children’s Hospital to develop a programme for children and young people…

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Power Boat Courses

In addition to teaching sailing, we also teach Powerboat Level 1 and 2 courses for young people and adults. This helps people learning to sail…

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Sailing for Adults with Disabilities

In 2019 we were pleased to team up with Midlands Mencap and run sailing taster sessions for adults with Learning Disabilities. Everyone had great fun…

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Nowka Bais Bangladeshi Boat Race

We are pleased to be one of the principle supporters of the Nowka Bais Bangladeshi Boat Race which is held annually at Midland Sailing Club.…

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Syrian Refugee Sailing Project

In summer 2019 we funded by Birmingham City Council to run a new project, introducing Syrian Refugees who are part of the government’s Syrian Vulnerable…

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RYA Push the Boat Out 2019

Last year we ran a highly successful ‘Push the Boat Out’ event in May as part of the RYA’s national programme. We love introducing new…

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Making Sailing Inclusive!!

We are great believers in making sailing accessible to everyone regardless of ability; and thanks to the Royal Yachting Association we have now become a…

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