Come to our Open Day on 17th April to try sailing, canoeing and rowing!

It’s free and all you have to do is turn up!

Min. age is 8, times 10 – 4pm. Donations welcomed.

Click here more information on our Open Days.

Open Days

Youth After School Sessions for Sailing, Rowing and Canoeing/Kayaking

Evening sessions for ages 8 to 16 only £6 – click here for more info


All-Aboard! Welcomes Schools and Groups

School and Groups – Click here for more info!



Welcome to Bristol’s 
All-Aboard! Watersports Centre  

As a charity, All-Aboard! Watersports strive to make it possible for everyone in our community to join in a range of watersports and water related activities in the beautiful and historic Bristol City Docks. This includes people with physical, emotional or cognitive disabilities or  infirmaties, of all ages, who would otherwise, for whatever reason, feel that there were barriers to their participation. We work with individuals, groups, schools, charities and healthcare providers.

Thanks to support from the Olympic Heritage Fund and the Durston Trust, our premises are now  fully accessible and have expanded to offer opportunities to both groups and individuals to enjoy participation in a variety of activities here.

We are a recognised training centre for the RYA, British Canoeing and British Rowing.  in addition we are an RYA Sailability Centre of Excellence, Onboard centre and  Volvo Championship Centre.

Browse through our website to see the variety of opportunities there are for everyone to access the water, and use our online booking system, or contact the office, to secure your place.

If you are a school or group or  have special requirements please  contact us . We are proud to work with health providers and charities to offer the benefit of watersports  as a means of  rehabilitation.  All our instructors are skilled at working with people who face additional challenges and support them in discovering what they are able to achieve.

If you would like to support our charitable work please  look at the pages which guide you on how you can help or be a part of what we do by becoming a volunteer with us, donating or promoting us as your corporate charity for the year. virgin_donation

Please see our extended office hours for the new season  Monday -Saturday 0900-1pm, 1.30pm – 5.00pm.

Thank you


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Learn to Sail

Learn to Sail

Feel the wind in your hair, and the sun on your back. We are a RYA Approved Training Centre.

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chools and Groups

Schools and Groups

We take sailing instruction seriously and work hard to make sure that your sailing course is as fun and rewarding as possible

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As a charitable organisation run by volunteers we could not exist without volunteers.

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