Shoreside Staff/Safety Boat Crew

Testwood Lakes Sailability (TLS) provides dinghy sailing for people with any disability.

We continue to seek Volunteer Shoreside Staff/Safety Boat Crew who will:

  • Be able to provide assistance from reception to the pontoon if required.
  • Welcome the sailor and career onto the pontoon and introduce them to the dinghy skipper.
  • Ensure that the Buoyancy Aid is fitted correctly.
  • Assist the sailor to access the dinghy. If this requires the use of a hoist this will require 2 Shore Crew to complete.
  • Maintain radio contact with Reception.
  • Record times that the dinghies are sailing.
  • At the start of the day check, rig and launch the dinghies and have them ready on the pontoon to receive sailors.
  • At the end of the session store the dinghies in the yard.

Volunteers will receive training for all of the above tasks.


  • Organising.
  • Outdoor work.


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
    Part of membership fee
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes No No Yes No No No
Afternoon Yes No No Yes No No No
Evening No No No No No No No


Aquativity Centre
Testwood Lakes, Brunel Road
SO40 3XP

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