Why not Join Accessible Boating?

Accessible Boating is always ready to welcome new members both to the Association and to our friendly teams of boatmen, maintainers and management.

Click HERE for a message from our Chairman.


Boatmen do not need previous experience and will be given training and opportunities to progress through novice, crew, dispatcher, skipper and possibly to training roles.

Skippers for trips with paying passengers need to hold either a RYA or NCBA certificate for which training will be given for those who volunteer after gaining sufficient experience in other roles afloat. If you would like to know more, please contact our Crew Manager.

Maintenance Crew

ABA is always looking for people with practical skills to help maintain our two boats including engines, electrics, metalwork and carpentry.

If you have relevant skills and are interested in helping a very good cause, please contact our Chairman.


If you are interested in helping to run this much-valued organisation in one of the posts shown on our Contacts page, or in a supporting role, please contact our Chairman.


If you would like to support ABA and perhaps take a more active role later, please consider becoming a Member, For details, please contact our Secretary .


ABA always welcomes donations and would appreciate a declaration from those able to increase their contribution through Gift Aid. Details on ouir Donations Page.