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Forms & Guidelines

This document contains WSC Child protection policy guidelines developed with the RYA to help the club to enable children and vulnerable adults to enjoy the sports of sailing, windsurfing and power boating in all their forms, in a safe environment. 

The following documents are for those volunteers who do not require CRB checks but who will need references/self disclosure forms ;


References form (PDF opens in new window) - used to provide suitable references

Self declaration form (PDF opens in new window) - used for self-declaration instead of using the CRB form 


Good Practice forms (PDF opens in new window) - guide to good practice when dealing with children and vulnerable adults

Note: These forms have been extracted from Section 8 of the WSC Child Protection Policy document 


RYA guidance for affiliated Clubs and Organisations and Recognised Training Centres (PDF opens in new window)
RYA Guidance for DBS certificates (PDF opens in new window)


These documents should be used by applicants to assist in completion of DBS disclosure information -

DBS Code of Practice (PDF opens in new window)

This document provides general information on the CRB Code of Practice.  

Policy statement for the recruitment of ex-offenders (PDF opens in new window)
WSC policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders   

RYA policy statements on secure storage (PDF opens in new window)

WSC policy on secure handling and storage of personal and disclosure information.

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