Chris Eades

Chris Eades

After an extensive background in development of overseas watersports centres, Chris became the first Regional Development Officer for the Royal Yachting Association (RYA). This involved working with multi-million pound facilities, Instructor training projects and government led sports development programs, whilst maintaining the national governing bodies standards.

He has had over 150 RYA training centres under his guidance, and has been an overseas inspector for centres in the Mediterranean and Caribbean . Chris has been instrumental in raising overseas industry standards and has put himself at the forefront of overseas operations, safety procedures, equipment and staffing. He has re-developed active holiday market leaders, and has extensive knowledge of how to deliver customer focused and safe, yet financially viable, on-water activities. Chris is currently spearheading Blueprint’s National Governing Body and Hotel’s development programmes in Asia and the Middle East.