Research & Outcomes

Research & Outcomes

Why use Sail Training for Youth Work?

Sail Training is a challenging and fun way to develop self-confidence and change lives. It provides an intense, structured, environment with defined boundaries and a clear common purpose: the successful completion of a voyage.

Participants learn to manage themselves and interact with others, dramatically boosting their self-awareness and confidence.

Trainees on a typical Sail Training voyage reported these outcomes:

92%

Learnt a new skill

91%

Felt responsibility

93%

Kept a daily routine

92%

Felt trusted by staff

84%

Surprised themselves

UK Sail Training have conducted research into the many outcomes achieved on a typical 

Sail Training voyage. Click the button below to download a full summary of these outcomes. 

Why use Sail Training for Youth Work?

Sail Training is a challenging and fun way to develop self-confidence and change lives. It provides an intense, structured, environment with defined boundaries and a clear common purpose: the successful completion of a voyage.

Participants learn to manage themselves and interact with others, dramatically boosting their self-awareness and confidence.

Trainees on a typical Sail Training voyage reported these outcomes:

92%

Learnt a new skill

91%

Felt responsibility

93%

Kept a daily routine

92%

Felt trusted by staff

84%

Surprised themselves

UK Sail Training have conducted research into the many outcomes achieved on a typical 

Sail Training voyage. Click the button below to download a full summary of these outcomes. 

Outcomes

Group leaders were asked to assess the impact of a Sail Training voyage on the young people they work with. Their answers are a powerful testament to the benefits of Sail Training. The voyage experience had a positive effect on trainees for all the criteria measured. The survey found that longer voyages have the strongest correlation to positive outcomes.

Group leaders reported the following outcomes in the young people they work with:

Outcomes

Group leaders were asked to assess the impact of a Sail Training voyage on the young people they work with. Their answers are a powerful testament to the benefits of Sail Training.

The voyage experience had a positive effect on trainees for all the criteria measured. The survey found that longer voyages have the strongest correlation to positive outcomes.

Group leaders reported the following outcomes in the young people they work with:

Sense of achievement (93%)
Improved self-control and discipline (89%)
Aspirations and motivation (91%)
Improved wellbeing and confidence (90%)
Resilience (88%)
Improved communication skills (89%)

93%

Sense of achievement

89%

Improved self-control and discipline

91%

Aspirations and motivation

90%

Improved wellbeing and confidence

88%

Became more resilient

89%

Improved communication skills

THE THEORY OF CHANGE MODEL

HOW IT WORKS

THE THEORY OF CHANGE MODEL

HOW IT WORKS

Step 1

Teamwork

Working as a team encourages respect for others and helps build better relationships

Step 2

Routines

Following a routine allows Trainees to develop time management and organisational skills

Step 3

Challenges

Overcoming challenges leads to a sense of achievement and builds self-confidence

Step 4

Responsibility

Experiencing trust and responsibility can improve self-esteem and lead to a ‘Can-do’ attitude

Step 1

Teamwork

Working as a team encourages respect for others and helps build better relationships

Step 2

Routines

Following a routine allows Trainees to develop time management and organisational skills

Step 3

Challenges

Overcoming challenges leads to a sense of achievement and builds self-confidence

Step 4

Responsibility

Experiencing trust and responsibility can improve self-esteem and lead to a ‘Can-do’ attitude

Useful Links

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