Learning & Development
In association with our specialist training and development partners, we are able to provide highly effective and unique people development experiences, which focus on enhancing your business performance. We will work with you to develop a clearly defined and articulated shared vision, with absolute commitment to the goals that will deliver that vision.
Practical, on-the-water training sessions, supplemented by shore-based workshops will allow you to develop a set of agreed priorities for new attitudes, behaviours and values and a united team that exploits personal preferences and diversity to the benefit of your business.
Delegates will be able to improve communication skills to promote better understanding and effectiveness and generate increased motivation and energy to share within your organisation. Finally, we will work with you on action plans that will help you continue to deliver an enhanced level of performance throughout your business.
Each training programme is clearly designed to meet the objectives of the individual company and is often a mix of both workshop and practical sailing-based activities.
The Building a Winning Team programme is a unique performance improvement programme for leaders and teams. The programme is unique because it is a holistic solution that brings together:
- An ‘outside of your world’ experience – namely big boat sailing with Clipper Events – that has direct parallels to the challenges in business
- A translation of these experiences into your team environment
- An understanding of human psychology and how you can apply this to your team
- A behavioural, skill and process plan specific to your team, your organisation and your market
- A strong focus on the acceleration of measurable improvement in your business performance
￼One, two and three-day formats combine sailing as a team on board a ￼Clipper 68 or a Clipper 70, one of our fleet of ocean racing yachts that ￼compete in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, with high impact workshops and follow-up interventions in the workplace. ￼We even offer you the opportunity to live aboard the yachts for the duration of the programme to significantly strengthen team relationships.
Programme options include pre-event discussions on team goals, issues, ￼challenges and values, or an experiential challenge tailored to your team’s requirements, which delivers powerful learning experiences.
The course is run by facilitators and the on-the-water learning is taught by our professional skippers and mates who are experienced in training ￼people of all abilities. We typically have people with a mix of sailing ￼experience from complete novices to keen sailors so your team does not need to include experienced sailors. ￼Programme options include pre-event discussions on team goals, issues, challenges and values, or an experiential challenge tailored to your ￼team’s requirements, which delivers powerful learning experiences.
This one-day sailing challenge includes a pre-event briefing at which ￼personal and team objectives are set and a post-event debrief on the lessons learned and their relevance to the challenges of the workplace.
This two-day programme combines a full day on board an ocean racing yacht with a one-day shore-based workshop. The workshop will include setting individual and team objectives, a de-brief of the team’s experience on the yacht, assessment of high performance behaviours and development of a relevant team action plan.
This two or three-day development programme is specially designed for ￼senior leadership teams. It is facilitated on board an ocean racing yacht and comprises inter-team profiling, analysis and discussion, relationship development, personal and team strategy alignment and a highly stimulating experiential challenge.
Contact us to find out how getting on board with Clipper Events can help you capitalise on your boardroom success. Please view our suggested itinerary and frequently asked questions. We look forward to working with you to tailor your learning and development event to your own specific needs.Book Now
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The whole event was a spectacular success for us as a business and for our personal enjoyment, rounded off with an enjoyable evening.
Any team requiring motivation or having difficulties bonding would benefit from a day like today, as everyone needs to know when to assert themselves or when to simply stand back and let others take the helm.
Without doubt yesterday was one of the best corporate days I have done. Totally exhilarating, great weather, great crew and overall a fantastic day which will be remembered for a long time I’m sure.
Taking a whole yacht in this year’s event made for an excellent team building exercise for all. Net Evidence believes that the quality of the relationships formed and reinforced more than justified the costs. In comparison to holding a trade…
Yes it was a fantastic day out! Good group of clients, everybody joined in and all seemed to enjoy themselves! The Clipper team were great too, well organised, good venue, breakfast, briefings, lunch, etc and of course the boat was…
Thank you for a very well received two days last week. The event completely achieved what it set out to do, and I have to say, I think it was our most successful event so far. I was very impressed…
We were all amazed at the extent to which the exhilaration of racing and the level of teamwork required had bonded us. Even more impressive was the fact that, after mere hours of instruction, a group of people with very…
I can whole-heartedly recommend Clipper Events as one of the best corporate sailing firms I have experienced. Their round the world fleet makes for a unique and thrilling sailing experience. The yachts are perfect for team-building for both experienced and…
I will definitely be booking a Clipper Events race day for my key clients. You can’t beat that joint commitment of mucking in with the most physically demanding tasks. I also loved being the one told what to do for…
The calibre of staff both on and off the water is very high. The skipper and mates are always enthusiastic and professional. A level of professionalism that is hard to find elsewhere in the sailing industry. With the size of…