1TITLE Week to Discover Sailing Day DATE It is only one week to go until your Discover Sailing Day and we are at the business end of the planning process. It’s all about checking and confirming…. Click on the play icon for sound Pre-registrations Checking your pre-registered participants last week should have given you a good heads-up as to how many people to expect for your Discover Sailing Day. In the coming week check pre-registrations again. This way you can anticipate numbers and ensure you have the facilities in place to make your day a success. Click on the play icon for sound Weather Forecast Now is the time to keep a close eye on the weather. One week prior to the Day will give you a very good indication of the likely conditions. Plan accordingly and be ready to implement the bad weather policy you established early on in the planning. Does everybody know what this is? Click on the play icon for sound Volunteers Your volunteers are key to the success of your day and they all lead busy lives. Confirm NOW with ALL your volunteers and ensure they have a schedule of activities for the day. Also make sure they are familiar with the bad weather contingency plan - just in case! Click on the play icon for sound Discover Sailing Day Checklist Activities for the day set out in a schedule All club members aware of the day and how they can be involved Volunteers recruited and assigned roles Boats, equipment and facilities in place for the day Details on MyClub and MyCentre up-to-date and correct Club website clearly promotes Discover Sailing Day and tells participants how to register Regular updates on the club’s social media site about the Day Ordered free Discover Sailing promotional material for distribution Click on the play icon for sound Discover Sailing Day Checklist Continued… Local marketing plan developed and implemented Ordered Discover Sailing merchandise Contacted local media outlets Club signage appropriate for welcoming new participants Risk and safety management plan in place – including bad weather contingency plan Food and beverage organised for the Day Heads-up on pre-registered participants - thought about online registration Click on the play icon for sound All these boxes should now be ticked! For further information…. For further information about planning your Discover Sailing Day refer to the Discover Sailing Day Club Guide. Click on the play icon for sound Download for full Discover Sailing Guide To see how Concord Ryde Sailing Club run a highly successful Discover Sailing day follow the link below….