Finding yourself in charge of a boat after the skipper has disappeared over the side is a scary proposition for most and is why Coastguard Northern Region run a course called Suddenly in Charge.
Learn to Sail
Simon McVeagh feels a bit like the Pied Piper, travelling around the South Island and encouraging children to try sailing for the first time.
It's one of the most common themes around coaching.... parents. How, what, why, where do we as coaches choose to utilise or remove them? Here is an article worth reading.
A revisit to a recent facebook post.
Check out the latest version of the Sport NZ Coach Update.
Are you looking for some coaching opportunities this summer? There is plenty on offer.
The Tauranga Yacht and Power Boat Club are looking for a sailing school race coaching co-ordinator and Learn to Sail assistant.
The closing remarks of keynote speaker Wayne Goldsmith at the Yachting New Zealand Coaches Conference 2017 were, "To change a life, become a coach; to change the nation, coach the coaches". This is exactly what the conference set out to do.
Watch this video, about what motivates us. It is slightly different, but have a watch and see what you think.
FInd out how two young coaches had one of the best weeks coaching. They share some of their ideas and thoughts, of what worked, and what didn't.