Tuesday, 21 February 2012 13:31

CANSail Symposium Held in Nova Scotia

CYA_SYmposium_smallThe weekend of February 18-19 brought together Learn to Sail Directors, Learning Facilitators and Sailing Instructors from across the province to learn more about the new CYA CANSail program which in Nova Scotia will be rolled out in 2013.
Dr. David Telles-Langdon, from the University of Winniped presented 5 Professional Development sessions to attendees, while Jen Braem from Victoria BC spoke about the resources which will accompany the new program including the Instructor Resource Packs and Checklists. Sarah Case from the Canadian Yachting Association spoke about the program as well specifically how it was developed with the Long Term Sailor Development model in mind. She also provided details on the new Community Coach program.