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Environmental Leadership Programme with BLAKE

This new programme has been designed to provide students with the inspiration of leadership and environmental action through Sir Peter Blake’s legacy of sailing and environmentalism.

A five day programme building on sailing fundamentals working as a team setting goals and learning deeply about the environment, challenges and impact we all have on the Greater Hauraki Gulf.  Participants on this programme develop skills working as a team, learn compassion, build resilience, and develop leadership skills whilst broadening their understanding about the environment and the impact they have on change. Participants will develop their own action plans to take back into everyday life.  Participants completing this programme will become great environmental ambassadors and active participants in their respective communities.

Contact Evelien, Business Development Manager for more details

Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award and School Holiday Programme
5 day Kayak and Sailing Programme

NZ Sailing Trust has recently become an accredited provider of the Adventurous Journey section of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award.

The first two nights will be spent on the water with Auckland Sea Kayaks, where students will learn how to kayak and camp in a safe, fun and supportive environment. They will get the opportunity to lead and be led by their fellow peers under the guidance of an experienced and qualified instructor. The following two nights will be spent sailing on either Lion New Zealand, or Steinlager 2. These boats are significant to New Zealand sailing history and were sailed around the world by Sir Peter Blake in the Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race. Everybody on board will have the opportunity to learn to sail the boats, help with the preparation of meals and sleep aboard. An ideal schools holiday programme to promote to students.

Next available date 11th January to 15th January 2021.  See our website for booking details and costs. or contact Evelien, Business Development Manager for more details

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