North Shields Outreach May 2022Wetwheels Yorkshire
Wetwheels Yorkshire spent a week in May 2022 running barrier-free trips for local groups in the Newcastle and Sunderland area. Operating from Royal Quays Marina on the River Tyne participant groups included St Oswald's Hospice Children's Unit, Special Lioness, Grace House, Out Of Sight, BLESMA (limbless veterans charity) and Active Strokes North East.
A taster of our new Video SeriesWetwheels South East
This is a sneak peek of our new videos coming soon. All the new videos are here to show you what you can experience on a barrier free boating trip with Wetwheels South East. From the iconic sights to the wildlife we meet.
Wetwheels OverviewWetwheels South East
See some footage of some of our sister ships in the Wetwheels fleet. See the impact a Wetwheels experience can have on our guest and the great time that people enjoy with barrier free boating.
Championing the North SeaWetwheels Yorkshire
From the outset Wetwheels Yorkshire has worked closely with the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust to not only ensure that our interactions with the creatures of the North Sea are carried out in an appropriate manner, but also on projects that help actively preserve the wonderful animals and birds of our region. Projects include, amongst others, carrying out cetacean (whales, dolphins and porpoise) surveys, siting and maintaining fishing line disposal bins, running online information sessions (Wetwheels Yorkshire Live!) plus providing a film platform for tv interviews and promotional videos as seen here (look out for your favourite accessible power boat towards the end) ...
Amble Outreach 2021Wetwheels Yorkshire
Brief highlights of Wetwheels Yorkshire's Amble Outreach 2021.
Wetwheels Launch Immersive VR AdventureWetwheels Foundation
Geoff Holt MBE DL launches groundbreaking 360 degree open water video adventure for land-locked young disabled people.
Pioneering disabled yachtsman Geoff Holt, founder of the Wetwheels charity that provides barrier-free opportunities for all disabled people to access the sea aboard specially-built, fully accessible powerboats, has launched his groundbreaking open water video adventure.
The Wetwheels’ immersive video has been created to give young disabled people, particularly those who have been shielding during the coronavirus pandemic, the seafaring experience on virtual reality headsets from their home, school or care setting. It will also be made available on YouTube.
At the launch, held at Treloar College, Hampshire, students were given the first opportunity to experience the trailblazing video ride and enjoy life on the open wave.