The purchase of a Laser SB3 sailing boat to offer a service to individuals and groups wishing to partake in sailing on Lough Neagh.
Ballyronan Boat Club is a social economy enterprise, governed by a constitution, which promotes and develops safe and enjoyable boating in and around Ballyronan and Northwest shores of Lough Neagh. The Boat Club incorporate Sailing and Power Boating.
Funded by Axis 3 through SWARD, the purchase of the boat will increase the quality of sailing training provided on the Lough. The individual/group, if properly qualified, can also take the boat out themselves, thus increasing accessibility to Lough Neagh.
This purchase of this boat will allow the Royal Yachting Association to signpost/market the service on their website and the particular type of boat purchased can accommodate disabled people.