moonrise yacht charted for blind & visually impaired sailing week in Scotland
Sailing in Scotland 2018 With  a crew of ten The Outlook Trust chartered a twelve berth fifty foot yacht Moonrise to sail the west coast of Scotland this summer.  We departed 30th July from Oban for our first destination Tobermory on the Isle If Mull. Our Skipper Pete Director of […]

Sailing in Scotland 2018

bbc radio leeds liz green children in need kaedens story
Kaeden age 10 was interviewed on the Liz Green show on BBC Radio Leeds as part of the 2016 Children In Need appeal. Listen to Kaeden’s story here.  Please help:Tell others by using these social media buttons:  by Thankyou 

Kaeden’s Story

swimming at the paralympic games - a visually impaired sport
With the Rio 2016 Paralympics now underway. Here is your guide to the paralympic sports that are open to visually impaired competitors. Within each sport there are classification numbers attributed according to the type of disability. We have listed here the sport and the classification codes associated with visual impairment.  Please help:Tell […]

Paralympic Sports For The Visually Impaired

british blind sport logo
A pilot study in Scotland is sending free activity packs to visually impaired children. First Steps is a British Blind Sport initiative aimed at improving the health and fitness of visually impaired children by encouraging participation in fun home physical activities. The free activity pack contains an audible ball, pump, reward […]

First Steps British Blind Sport Initiative

Supported By Children In Need
Great News! The Outlook Trust is one of 4 Bradford district charities that will receive a grant from Children In Need. As reported in the Bradford Telegraph & Argus on 16th Feb 2016: The Outlook Trust for the Visually Impaired will get £59,400 to fund six outdoor adventure weekends and […]

Children In Need Grant Awarded

Outlook Trust Charity Mini Bus
The summer sailing was yet another successful event. Seven youngsters travelled down to sail the Solent Freya, Lilly, Lydia, Alisha, Richard, Hassan, Luke and James. They were supported by Suzie, Mark, Jeff and Cindy. We set off from Bradford Sunday morning at ten. It made a big difference having three […]

Summer Sailing Week

Blind & visually impaired children on bike ride
Thirteen young people joined us for our May weekend one of our large groups. However with extra help both accompanying us and from friend at Lakes Leisure everything went well. A big thank you to New volunteers Gerrard and Anna. We faced blustery winds and high waves on Windermere on […]

Sailing & Cycling – May 2015

kayaking on visually impaired activity weekend
Our first weekend was a real success enjoyed by all. The RIB was put to good use rescuing a capsized kayak. Despite a very cold lake Suze and Alisha coped well and laughed about it after. Mick had to cope with two flooded open canoes but managed the shore first! […]

April 2015 Activity Weekend

Join Us On A Fun Filled Activity Weekend in 2015
This was another successful weekend with lots of firsts. We managed to fill every bed in every room we booked. Eleven people went including six staff.   Despite terrible rain on Friday night, it cleared as we started our water activities.   We paddled down to Wray Castle in pairs […]

October Activity Weekend Report

jumping into lake windermere on an Outlook Trust weekend for visually impaired children
This was another successful weekend. The event again ran full with ten participants . On this occasion  accommodation restrictions meant we had to limit numbers. We spent Saturday with Jonny and John our sailing instructors at Lakes Leisure. We rafted four canoes and due to lack of wind practiced rowing […]

Outlook Trust Weekend 6th-8th June 2014

sailing canoes on visually impaired Outlook Trust weekend
Having established that the weather was not going to force us to abandon our plans for this weekend, like it did last year, when we had to cancel the weekend due to heavy snow, we gathered together in Bingley and began to load the bus. Medical forms, medication and consent […]

The Outlook Trust Weekend – 14th-16th March 2014

  We know Lily well.  She has come on several activity weekends where it’s been wonderful to see her confidence grow   She spoke to Chris Evans on radio 2.   Listen to the interview here: Lily talks to Chris Evans On Radio 2 Breakfast Show   Here is a […]

Lily talks to Chris Evans on Radio2