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

Transition Plan – Current Equipment to RS Aero

May 9, 2019
RS Aero Trials

For implementation if the RS Aero is selected as the One-Person Olympic Equipment 

 

Appoint additional builders worldwide – RS Sailing working with World Sailing

  • Ensure: The required number – Geographic spread in key regions – Suitable expertise – Quality control

 

Initial delivery schedule – implemented in conjunction with World Sailing

  • Ensure: Fair international spread through high demand period

 

Youth Worlds – propose selection of RS Aero as the One Person Boys & Girls Equipment

  • Start building the pipeline of the next sailor generation
  • Offer favourable pricing for youth programs

 

Run dual One-Person fleets in both Laser and RS Aero at events (as required) for 24 months

  • Ensures all programs, training, racing and qualification continue as transition builds
  • Allow current fleets to remain active during the transition period – nothing would stop immediately
  • Allow time for RS Aero fleets to grow
  • Allow time for sailors and organisations to transition into RS Aero
  • Allow qualification for major events (Youth Worlds / Regional Games / Championships) in Laser – subject to WS approval – for 24 months

 

RS Sailing Event support team

  • Charter boat availability at significant events
  • Pre-event coaching by RS Aero experts at significant events

 

RS Dealer support program – major RS dealers to assist with:

  • Distribution of new RS Aeros
  • Provide training in set-up & maintenance
  • Make one (or more) RS Aero available for (MNA nominated) key sailor use for 12 months
  • Hold stock of spare parts

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