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Society Of Men Help Chesil Sailability

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Published at 8:22am 30th December 2014.

A charity that helps local people with disabilities set sail are themselves are being thrown a lifeline by a Dorset group.

The Society of Dorset Men is giving Chesil Sailability £300 to buy six urgently needed buoyancy aids.

The new equipment will help the charity continue their work supporting disabled sailors at Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy.

Deputy Chairman of the Society, Andrew Prowse said: "The waters around the Academy are the best in the world and there can be better base for disabled sailors."

Chairman of Chesil Sailability, Hugh de Iongh said: "We are overjoyed to receive this money and it will help us to safely extend our groups by another six sailors."

The Society of Dorset Men was founded in 1904 and has given £5,050 to causes in the county between 2011-2013.

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