Sailing takes many forms; you can cruise, race or simply potter around in all kinds of boats, on the sea or inland water. It is one of the very few sports in which able-bodied sailors and disabled sailors can participate on equal terms.
The Disabled Sailing Committee has been authorized by ISAF to be responsible for sailing for people with disabilities worldwide. The Disabled Sailing Committee are responsible for the Paralympic Sailing Programme including Events and Equipment selection. They promote, assess and support programmes for disabled sailing run by their Member National Authorities (MNAs) .
The Disabled Sailing Committee promotes all types of sailing for people with all types and degrees of disability. The values of the Disabled Sailing Committee are equity, opportunity to excel and empowerment for sailors with disabilities.