Training program to support disabled sailing

Published on June 18th, 2013

Sail Canada has recently delivered two pilot training modules of the Coaching Athletes with a Disability Module. The module provides participants with the opportunity to learn about the nature of disabilities and their potential sailing-specific impact, basics of accessibility and inclusion, and ways to adapt equipment and teaching techniques to accommodate a variety of sailor needs. The module has been delivered by the Nova Scotia Yachting Association, at the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron (Halifax) and Ontario Sailing at Nepean Sailing Club (Ottawa).  – Full report

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