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Melbourne to host final Paralympic Development Program clinic of 2018

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Melbourne to host final Paralympic Development Program clinic of 2018
Melbourne to host final Paralympic Development Program clinic of 2018

World Sailing is inviting Member National Authorities (MNAs) to apply for Para sailors to participate in the clinic.

MNAs wishing to be part of the 2018 PDP are asked to complete a registration form for a maximum total of four persons that they wish to nominate to attend the Oceania regional clinic in December.

Registration for the initial performance clinic is limited to the following:

A maximum of two Sailors, with preference given to MNAs registering Female and/or Youth (under 19 years old) sailors.
One MNA Coach, who must be over 18 years of age.

One additional person is also eligible to attend. They must be either an official MNA representative, a team leader or a care giver, if required to support a specific sailor or sailors.

World Sailing will subsidise travel costs, airport transfers, accommodation for sailors / coaches food / drink, and equipment charter (boats) for sailors.

MNAs interested in participating must contact para.worldsailing@sailing.org to apply.

The deadline for MNAs wishing to formally register interest in participating is 19 October 2018.

The World Sailing PDP helps Member National Authorities (MNAs) by assisting in the development of national Para World Sailing and training programmes. As well as supporting the training of Para World Sailors and their coaches through a number of dedicated performance clinics, and if required, helping to arrange classification opportunities for sailors. The PDP also focusses on enabling the participating nations to grow sustainable training programs.

If you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to contact World Sailing's Para World Sailing Manager.

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