TheUltimateSockPuppet

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  1. TheUltimateSockPuppet

    Australian Sailing

    Hmmmm it’s seems that there are lots of issues that need dealing with..... From a former AS coach “Totally ... It has been a privilege to work with and experience my coaching live . Maybe the only missing from this is the total lack of support or respect from the national federations and their inability to treat their coaches with any respect or support . They don’t care about people nor mange their grow and development . If I had my time again I would never give my life commitment as they discard you . I will never forget the email i got when i resigned . Saying. Thanks for ur letter “what is you last day” My advice to any Sailing coach who is considering working for our national body . Don’t rely on them and don’t expect they will look after you .Work for clubs and that sort of thing .“
  2. TheUltimateSockPuppet

    Australian Sailing

    Isn't it amazing how peak bodies that require the sport to flourish keep putting barriers in the way of the clubs and sailors from growing the grass roots, all the while spending increaasing amounts on the top end of the sport and the gravy train for OOTOF's to attend seminars and conferences to ask the question "why isn't sailing growing"?
  3. TheUltimateSockPuppet

    Australian Sailing

    And AS wonder why no one wants to go competitive racing anymore??????
  4. TheUltimateSockPuppet

    Australian Sailing

    coming soon from the studio that bought you BIF (Batchelor in Paradise), MKR (My Kitchen Rules) and MAFS (Married at First Sight) is a new reality TV drama RQYS (Really Quacky Yachting Scandals) featuring all your favourite actors.....
  5. TheUltimateSockPuppet

    Australian Sailing

    If I recall correctly HIRW had a distinct no shirts policy for the first couple of years, many an opposition bow girl tried to put off the competition by their displays.
  6. TheUltimateSockPuppet

    Australian Sailing

    I hear that is used to great effect at the club that advertises this inside the front door!
  7. TheUltimateSockPuppet

    Australian Sailing

    Some day soon it will be God save King Charlie!
  8. TheUltimateSockPuppet

    Australian Sailing

    Two of the larger issues that clubs have had to face over the past twenty or so years (and these aren't just related to sailing) but have had a significant detrimental effect on a club's bottom line have been the introduction of drink driving laws (and thus a reduction in bar takings at clubs) and massive increases in insurance premiums. Clubs have had to re-invent the way they make money, some have done it well, others have floundered. On top of that there are ever increasing capitation fees from the governing bodies which push up the membership fee and most average Joe punter members would be had pressed to see any return on their capitation fee at grass roots level so why would they join a club when they can't see where their membership fee money is being spent and they can go down to the pub and drink with their mates for much the same price or join a $2 RSL club and have their drink price subsidized by poker machines? Reality is that sailing is perceived as an elitist sport, however in many cases it's the working man who has provided the crew. Working man won't pay top dollar to join a club at which he feels less than welcome by snobby boat owners or disenfranchised by the governing body...
  9. TheUltimateSockPuppet

    Australian Sailing

    Geesus don't tell all those southerners that they'll be moving up here in droves
  10. TheUltimateSockPuppet

    Flying Fifteen: the boat for everyone

    Didn't the Octopus with the big mustache have one?
  11. TheUltimateSockPuppet

    Aust Sailing Australian IRC Championships

    3rd place in PHS Div 2 is the most coveted trophy going around
  12. TheUltimateSockPuppet

    Aust Sailing Australian IRC Championships

    Never one to let the facts get in the way of a good story is our Octopussy
  13. TheUltimateSockPuppet

    Australian Sailing

    I think this is her sister
  14. TheUltimateSockPuppet

    Australian Sailing

    Wynnum women are scary even Wynnum men are scared of them
  15. TheUltimateSockPuppet

    Australian Sailing

    Many aren't that Manly they prefer handbags at 30 paces