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RS Sailing
Premier Way, Abbey Park
Romsey Hampshire SO51 9DQ
01794 526760

Regional MNA Support Program

May 9, 2019
RS Aero Trials

RS Aero Regional MNA Support Proposal

Targeted at regions / nations with limited resources & smaller sailing programmes 

 

Transition support fund

Grant funding

  • US $800,000 for MNA support over the next 2 Olympic cycles
  • Awarded for: RS Aero boat/equipment purchase –  charter fees – training camps & travel

 

Grant allocation administered by a specialist committee 

  • 2 x members of Development & Regions committee (tbc)
  • MNA Rep
  • RS Aero Class Rep
  • RS Sailing Rep

 

Grants awarded Quarterly 

  • US $25,000 per quarter

 

Charter boat sales 

  • Emerging nations to be given priority opportunity to purchase charter boats
  • Favourable pricing / equipment cost reduction

 

Coaches training – in regions

  • Specialised training for coaches on RS Aero equipment and technique
  • Courses to be run in each relevant world region
  • Delivered by expert RS Aero coaches
  • Low cost – to cover RS Aero coach travel & accomodation only
  • Other costs paid by RS Sailing & RS Aero Class Association
  • Mentor program – remote coaches allocated ongoing support contact at RS Aero Association

 

Sailor Coaching – in regions

  • Specalised training on RS Aero equipment and technique
  • Courses run in all world regions
  • Delivered by experienced RS Aero coaches
  • Low cost –travel & accommodation only
  • Other costs paid by RS Sailing & RS Aero Class Association

 

Charter boat provision at Coaching Events

  • Minimise cost and footprint of participation for coaches and sailors
  • Charter boats for sale to local MNA / sailors following these events

 

Charter Boat Availability at Major Racing Events 

  • First option for sailors from emerging nations
  • Opportunity to start racing and learning alongside other top sailors
  • Events to be defined by WS & RS Aero Class

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