Sail Training Conferences
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The 7th annual UK Sail Training conference will be held on Friday 22 January.
The UK Sail Training conference will be held courtesy of Southampton Solent University. This will be on Friday 22 January 2016.
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The 2014 Sail Training International Conference was held in A Coruna, Spain Friday 14th and Saturday 15th November http://www.sailtraininginternational.org/events/annual-conference/annual-conference-2014
The next STI conference will be in January 2016 in Quebec, Canada.
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120 Sail Trainers from all over the UK attended the 6th annual UK Sail Training conference 23rd January 2015.
Topics of discussion included fundraising case studies, Sail Training programme development, young leader development, measuring Sail Training outcomes and new Sail Training vessels. For those who were not able to attend, some of the sessions are summarised below:
Keynote Speech: Marcus Bailie, Adventure Activities Licensing Service - A Curriculum for Life
Esther Finch, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award - The D of E and Sail Training - making the most of working together
Andy Giles, Marine Society and Sea Cadets - New Sail Training Vessels
Danny Watson, Cat Zero - Combining Sail Training with a shorebased training programme
Philipp Bostock, HM Coastguard - The setup of the new National Maritime Operations Centre
David Beavan, Leila Sailing and Vicky Williams, Challenge Wales - Fundraising success stories
Nick Fleming, OYT Scotland - Young Leader Development Programme