We have now officially launched our Wheelyboat! The new Coulam V20 Wheelyboat, has been named ‘Sir Bert Massie’ after the renowned disability rights campaigner and long standing trustee of Local Solutions. The Boat was officially launched by Sir Bert Massie’s Wife, Lady Maureen Massie on the 12th April.
At the Launch, Guests heard speeches from Local Solutions’ Chief Executive Steve Hawkins, Lord Lieutenant of Merseyside Mr Mark Blundell, local Councillor Pam Thomas, Cabinet Member for Inclusive and Accessible City of Liverpool City Council and a very moving speech from Lady Maureen Massie, who spoke about how much it would have meant to Sir Bert to have this boat named after him.
The Wheelyboat then went on its first official voyage around Albert Dock, giving its first passengers an exceptional view of Liverpool from the water. Other guests at the event then got a chance to try out the boat and it was enjoyed by all.
It was a great day for everyone who attended and for the many people that the Wheelyboat will benefit. For more photos from the event, click HERE
Booking is available now for the Wheelyboat! Visitors with mobility restrictions will now be able to enjoy pleasure boating and historical tours of the famous Liverpool docks from the water, as well as taking part in power boat training. Contact us at Liverpool Watersports Centre to book or to find out more: 0151 708 9322