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david mckee started Mason's Grant 2 months We(Wealden Sailability) have been selected as one of the 300 charities to share in a £3 million dis...
Simon Whiteley replied to IT provision for Sailability clubs 4 months While looking into this, I came across this site https://www.tt-exchange.org/. Cheap versions of st...
Simon Whiteley replied to IT provision for Sailability clubs 4 months Since I wrote, we have gone with Dropbox plus- single login with 1tb storage costing c£80 pa. The l...
andy_beharrell replied to IT provision for Sailability clubs 4 months Simon, The main reason we decided against Dropbox and others was the cost. The advantage we found wi...
Simon Whiteley replied to Email lists, volunteer details etc 5 months An update- we are now also using the system for recording our daily attendance by volunteers and sai...
Simon Whiteley replied to IT provision for Sailability clubs 8 months We haven't yet started down this road, although will need to soon. I have got as far as thinkin...
andy_beharrell started IT provision for Sailability clubs 8 months I know this is perhaps a topic to cure insomnia, but at the Woolverstone Project we have decided to ...
Simon Whiteley started Engaging ways of teaching simple knots 8 months When preparing for an indoor sailing session, we were shown a fun way of teaching the figure-of-8: "...
Simon Whiteley started Sailing for beginners 8 months We have a steady stream of adult beginner sailors with physical rarher than learning disabilities. W...
Malcolm Bentley replied to Medical Information 10 months We ask for details of medical conditions and medication from all sailors joining. This data is store...
Simon Whiteley replied to Medical Information 11 months We ask for (but do not insist on) some information, but more for demographic purposes. So we ask if ...
david mckee started Medical Information 11 months I would be interested to know if other centres request medical information about potential clients. ...
Simon Whiteley replied to DBS checking 11 months At Tideway we were under some pressure from the local authority run centre where we are based to che...
Simon Whiteley replied to Indoor sailing taster/demo 11 months Managed to get hold of the indoor sailing document that is no longer on the RYA website (Youtube lin...
andy_beharrell replied to DBS checking 11 months Thanks everyone for the replies. At the Woolverstone Project we have around 60 volunteers, so we hav...
geoff woodthorpe replied to DBS checking 11 months We - Hykeham Sailability - check all volunteers. Theoretically our recent Sport England grant applic...
AnneBailey replied to DBS checking 11 months We (Dart Sailability) checks all volunteers.
andy_beharrell started DBS checking 11 months I was wondering how others go about doing DBS checks? Do you check just instructors (including Chief...
david mckee replied to Fund raising for a wheelyboat 11 months Many thanks for the comments. We are sitting down today to try and decide what to do. We will have s...
andy_beharrell replied to Indoor sailing taster/demo 11 months Simon, There is some information on indoor sailing games on the RYA Sailability website: Indoor sai...
andy_beharrell replied to Fund raising for a wheelyboat 11 months David and others, We have faced exactly the same issues at the Woolverstone Project. We have two cen...
Simon Whiteley started Indoor sailing taster/demo 11 months We have been asked to put on a short (max 1 hour) indoor sailing taster/demo for a group of young ad...
Accessible Boating replied to Volunteers registering for duties 11 months Graham, We have a smaller problem, as we operate canal boats we only generally need two crew (except...
Simon Whiteley replied to Fund raising for a wheelyboat 12 months A compromise (possibly no good for you in either role) would be something that can double up as safe...
Accessible Boating replied to Fund raising for a wheelyboat 12 months That is a difficult question, I think the issue may be how much you can afford to diversify. You&#03...
david mckee replied to Fund raising for a wheelyboat 12 months The above was written and posted in haste..apologies for typos etc
david mckee started Fund raising for a wheelyboat 12 months At Wealden Sailability we have expanded our fleet since we started in 2008. We now have 23 boats, ra...
GrahamV started Volunteers registering for duties 12 months Hi We currently use "Dutyman" for our volunteers to register to help out on sailing days. We only n...
Simon Whiteley replied to Email lists, volunteer details etc 12 months All the fields are customisable- and you can have as many as you want. Best wishes Simon
AnneBailey replied to Email lists, volunteer details etc 12 months Simon - many thanks, very helpful.  That looks quite impressive.  I assume all the fields are cust...
Simon Whiteley replied to Email lists, volunteer details etc 12 months Hi Anne We have restricted full access to those who need it- treasurer, secretary etc. So long as we...
AnneBailey replied to Email lists, volunteer details etc 12 months This looks interesting.  How many people do you have accessing the database and can you apply diffe...
Accessible Boating replied to Volunteer recruitment at Tideway 12 months We have also been successful in using Do-it. We get a small but fairly regular response.    Ch...
Simon Whiteley replied to Reefing Hansa 303s and Liberty's 12 months Hi John Thanks for this- I hadn't seen that. Any chance of a photo sometime? Like you we don&#0...
John H replied to Reefing Hansa 303s and Liberty's 12 months Simon - Sadly I don't appear to be able to edit my post above - can this be activated? Anyway I...
John H replied to Reefing Hansa 303s and Liberty's 12 months Hi Simon Try here http://www.hansaclass.org.uk/subpage.html?id=the_boats&sub=rigging_advice_fo...
Forum admin started Welcome to the Sailability forum 1 year This is early days- please help make it a success by adding your own content, and let us know what y...
Markability started Volunteer recruitment at Tideway 1 year As we are fully volunteer-run, we need a constant supply of new people who can help our participants...
Markability replied to Reefing Hansa 303s and Liberty's 1 year It should be possible to introduce a peg/hole system to lock the mast completely as reefin...
Simon Whiteley started Safety arrangements for sailability 1 year Our landlord, the local council, wanted to understand the "industry standard" for structuring our sa...
Simon Whiteley started Reefing Hansa 303s and Liberty's 1 year It seems to be quite difficult on 303s and Liberty's to keep the mainsail flat  when reefed in a de...
Simon Whiteley started Email lists, volunteer details etc 1 year We wanted to find a system to manage its supporter, volunteer and sailor details. We were looking fo...
paulbenn started Liberty Mk 2 controller wiring diagram (courtesy B... 1 year Attached is the wiring diagram for the Liberty Mk 2 controller, it's reprinted by permission of Ba...
paulbenn started Sip & Puff unit 1 year We made a simple sip and puff unit that could work alongside the normal Liberty controller. There's...
Simon Whiteley started DIY steering servo for Hawk and Martin 16 1 year We have a full set of servo equipment for our Liberty fleet but nothing for our Martin 16, and wante...