Disabled Sailing Association of Ontario

Assistive Equipment - KAPE Seat Campaign


Toronto has over 400,000 disabled people and limited sources of physical activity, Queens Quay Disabled Sailing Program can bridge that gap. With capacity to accommodate 1500 sailing excursions, you can help make this happen.

 

Not all of our sailors have full use or strength of their arms or hands. Not all sailors have trunk control, where it is harder for them without all of their  abdominal muscles to keep their upper body steady and upright. the KAPE Seat can be swapped into Martin16 sailboats quickly, and the back of the seat adjusted for the body type and sizing of the sailors with horizontal, vertical and angle adjustments. The feeling for the sailors is of more stability, they are safer and more confident. and they look like their in a racing car!

DSAO obtained one KAPE Seat in 2016 via a donation, and it has been so popular and valued that the members would be excited to get two more. Each seat is $750 each.

Can you help?

  1. Donate.
  2. Personally contact 10 friends or family, provide them with the link to this page and ask them to donate.
  3. Invite friends on Facebook, provide them with the link to this page and ask them to donate.

Click here to donate via CanadaHelps. A tax receipt will be issued automatically.

DSAO's Canadian Charitable Registration Number is: 869006429 RR0001

 

DSAO - Disabled Sailing Association of Ontario DSAO is a family of organizations that promote and enable Ontarians with disabilities to experience therapeutic, recreational and social rehabilitation through the freedom of independent sailing. DSAO's objective is to build the sport of disabled sailing, assist with athlete development and sustain international competitive excellence. DSAO - Disabled Sailing Association of Ontario
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