What have been the strong parts of the scheme over the last year? What parts of the scheme have worked for you?
The scheme has a strong vision which is clearly communicated. The scheme has a three year plan, that it is implemented and reviewed. The scheme is inclusive of sailors irrespective of the where they sail and their ability. The programme is well organised.
The programme is transparent and flexible.
The programme is broad and regular.
The programme takes into account the other demands on the sailor’s time. The scheme is affordable and seen as good value for money, with flexible options for paying. The organisers of the scheme are seen as passionate.
The quality of coaching provided is seen as high across the fleets. The scheme brings sailors from different classes together under one umbrella. The scheme provides a focal point for youth sailing in the region. The scheme makes good use of web, text and email to communicate scheme goals, objectives and activities. The scheme provides quality off the water coaching elements such as goal setting, sport psychology, hiking analysis, rules sessions, fitness testing, etc. The scheme runs quality holiday coaching clinics.
The scheme provides weekly coaching at different venues which makes it easier to access by a greater number of sailors. The scheme facilitates guest speakers such as those from Emirates Team New Zealand. The scheme is not just coaching the elite but is inclusive in its focus. The scheme offers sailors good support as they build up to major events. The scheme provides an opportunity for sailors to network with each other and with some of the leading sailors in the nation. The scheme fosters camaraderie between sailors from different clubs in the region. The scheme provides the opportunity for sailors to take on a leadership role in a team which in turn fosters the development of communication and interpersonal skills. The scheme...