The Carrick Sailing Project 2010-2011
The Falmouth School of Sailing (FSOS) and Trysail are working in partnership to present a 2010/11 program of sailing to Cornish teenagers funded through Cornwall Councils European Social Funded Convergence Freestyle Project, and delivered by Cornwall Marine Network in collaboration with the Learning Partnership for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
The partnership known as the Carrick Sailing Project deliver yacht based sailing weeks, to help young people boost their self-esteem and team-building skills.
The courses will offer the chance to gain a RYA Competent Crew certificate along with Basic RYA First Aid. As well as practical sailing, the courses are designed to hone literacy and numeracy as students learn to navigate, plot charts and maintain logs.
Training will be provided aboard a range of 40-46ft yachts. Small group sizes will give students the chance to be hands on and involved with the day to day running of the vessel. This will include cooking nutritious meals, being responsible for the cleanliness and tidiness of communal areas and personal kit.
Our nautical classroom is designed to help young people re-engage in learning, gain an insight into the marine industry and improve their prospects of employment.
The Carrick Sailing Project is collaboration between 2 existing Cornish businesses. Both are established Falmouth based companies, currently running RYA training operations. FSOS also provides training for the E2E scheme and is experienced in managing courses for young people.
The Carrick Sailing Project offers value for money to the funding organisations. We aim to deliver a truly life changing experience to young people, at the lowest cost.