Natasha Lambert

Isle of Wight sailor Natasha Lambert was born with Athetoid Cerebral Palsy, which affects her limbs and confines her to a wheelchair.

As a teenager she started sailing and has become an inspiration to all with the challenges she sets herself to complete.

Challenges such as sailing around the Isle of Wight single-handedly in 2012 using a ‘Sip & Puff’ system, or climbing the 4,080ft Mount CairnGorm Mountain.

Below are some of the articles featuring Natasha’s inspirational activities.

Isle of Wight sailor with quadriplegic cerebral palsy to sail in Round The Island Race

natasha lambert sailing near the needles

This will be Natasha's second lap of the Island, having first sailed round the Isle of Wight aged just 14. This time though she will be racing against over a 1,000 boats and over 10,000 sailors.

Thursday, 5th July, 2018 7:42am

By Alasdair Boden

Isle of Wight inspiration, Natasha Lambert, completes latest gruelling challenge

miss isle and fearless

Another gruelling challenge completed by one of the Isle of Wight's most inspirational women. Natasha Lambert completed her latest Sea and Summit Challenge, sailing across the Irish Sea and climbing to the summit of Mount Kippure.

Friday, 11th August, 2017 12:34pm

By Alasdair Boden

Natasha smashes another record

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Inspirational adventurer, Natasha Lambert, has become the youngest disabled woman to skipper a yacht from Scotland to Ireland.

Wednesday, 19th July, 2017 4:11pm

By Alasdair Boden with one comment

Isle of Wight High Sheriff presents his awards for 2017

high sheriff awards

The High Sheriff, Robin Courage, said the awards ceremony was the highlight of the year and that he was pleased to be giving awards to some very special young people.

Monday, 27th March, 2017 8:26am

By Suzanne Whitewood

Positive turnaround for Miss Isle’s insurance claim ‘thanks to the intervention of OnTheWight’

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The family of inspirational Isle of Wight teenager, Natasha Lambert, had really been given the runaround by their insurance company after a car crashed into their parked vehicle and it was written off. Happily OnTheWight's intervention has led to an extremely positive outcome.

Wednesday, 18th January, 2017 3:48pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Miss Isle gets shoddy treatment from insurance company

Mandy Lambert's car

We all know how remarkable Natasha Lambert is, so when OnTheWight heard about an insurance company apparently giving her family the runaround after their vehicle was smashed into last November, we had to get involved. Happily there's now been a positive step forward.

Thursday, 12th January, 2017 7:44pm

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Miss Isle School of Sip-Puff Sailing brings smiles to another young sailor

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A young sailor from Bolton with athetoid cerebral palsy has just completed a successful sailing course with The Miss Isle School of Sip-Puff Sailing.

Monday, 21st November, 2016 11:30am

By Tracey Clarke-Sullivan with one comment

Natasha Lambert completes Sea and Summit Challenge

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Inspirational Islander, Natasha Lambert, has completed here latest challenge, climbing Cairngorm mountain, sailing through Lochs and Sounds in the Highlands and negotiating two famous Scottish canals, the Caledonian and the Crinan.

Monday, 8th August, 2016 9:50am

By Tracey Clarke-Sullivan

Natasha Lambert scales Mount CairnGorm as part of sea and summit challenge

natash lambert on top of mountain

Having battled violent storms of thunder, lightning and torrential rain whilst sailing through several Scottish Lochs, Natasha Lambert, who lives with athetoid cerebral palsy, has climbed the 4,080ft Mount CairnGorm, as part of her latest challenge.

Tuesday, 26th July, 2016 8:58am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Charles Stanley Cowes Classics Regatta 2016: Roundup and photo gallery

Pippa at Charles Stanley Classics Week

Competitors came from Switzerland, Germany, France and Austria, as well as around the UK to compete in the Charles Stanley Cowes Classics Regatta last week.

Monday, 18th July, 2016 7:43am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Royal boost for Natasha’s Isle of Wight charity

Natasha Lambert at the Palace

Inspirational Isle of Wight teenager, Natasha Lambert, sparked the interest of several members of the royal family at the recent Queen's Garden party.

Friday, 27th May, 2016 6:46am

By Tracey Clarke-Sullivan with 3 readers' comments

Inspirational Islander, Natasha Lambert, presented with British Empire Medal

Natasha Lambert receiving BEM Award

The incredibly inspiring Natasha Lambert received her well-deserved award for her fundraising in the community.

Thursday, 15th October, 2015 10:47am

By Tracey Clarke-Sullivan with one comment