Wikipedia:WikiProject Sailing/Assessment

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Welcome to the assessment department of the Sailing WikiProject! This department focuses on assessing the quality of Wikipedia's sailing related articles. While much of the work is done in conjunction with the WP:1.0 program, the article ratings are also used within the project itself to aid in recognizing excellent contributions and identifying topics in need of further work.

The ratings are done in a distributed fashion through parameters in the {{WikiProject Sailing}} project banner; this causes the articles to be placed in the appropriate sub-categories

Quality scale[edit]

WikiProject article quality grading scheme

Importance assessment[edit]

An article's importance assessment is generated from the importance parameter in the {{WikiProject Sailing}} project banner on its talk page:

{{WikiProject Sailing| ... | importance=??? | ...}}

The following values may be used for importance assessments:

Importance scale[edit]

Article importance grading scheme
Label Base criteria Sailing-related criteria Examples
Top Article is extremely important, even crucial, to its specific field. Reserved for articles that have achieved international notability within its subject or field. Articles strictly related to the sport: branches of sailing, techniques, governing bodies etc. Sailing,
Dinghy sailing,
High Article is extremely notable, but has not achieved international notability, or is only notable within a particular continent. Types of Sailing craft, Races/Regattas, Awards, Top-rated world class sailors J/80,
Iain Percy,
America's Cup
Mid Article is only notable within its particular field or subject and has achieved notability in a particular place or area. Yacht/Sailing Clubs, Sailors at National/International level
Low Subject is not particularly notable or significant even within its field of study. It may only be included to cover a specific part of a notable article. Any other sailor, club or team. Sailing-related lists, season articles. Aqua Sports Company