Commodore’s Comments May 2017

Well, it’s been 43 days since I became Commodore of Shustoke Sailing Club and I suppose your question is, what’s new and what’s different.  What’s changing?   Well let’s look at what’s new:   We have a new Committee with a great new Rear Commodore Sailing in Stuart Hydon.  Stuart and his team of Fleet…

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AGM 2017 Report

The 42nd AGM of Shustoke Sailing Club got underway at 19:30 hours on Friday 24thMarch 2017.   The Commodore, Peter Dunn, welcomed the assembled members and convened the meeting, then continued by working through the normal procedures of  Apologies for Absence, Appointment of Auditor, Adoption of the 2016 AGM minutes etc.  Then followed reports from…

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Notice Of AGM 2017

Notice of AGM – Friday 24th March at 7.30pm in the Clubhouse   Dear Member The 2017 Annual General Meeting will be held at the Club on Friday 24th  March 2017 commencing at 7.30 pm prompt. Nominations for club committee posts should be added to the nomination sheet in the club house or advised in…

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Sailing In The Bloody Mary

  I was lucky enough to get the opportunity to sail with Stuart Hydon in his Lark in the 44th Bloody Mary Race held at Queen Mary Sailing Club on Saturday 7th January.  Queen Mary Sailing Club has over 700 acres of water and this event is the largest inland dinghy race held in the UK.  It…

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Oscar Cawthorne Is A Winner!

A Shustoke Sailing Club youngster has had a huge boost in his ambitions to become a top class sailor after being awarded his own boat – donated by the John Merricks Sailing Trust (JMST), the official charity partner of RYA OnBoard – as part of a national scheme helping young talent progress in the sport.…

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Commodores Comments June 2016

Membership – It looks like we will have lost about 20 members when the late payers are all rounded up. This means that the Club will be able to financial run, but without the normal amount of contingency money. I will be writing personally to all old member from the past few year encouraging them…

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Commodores Comments May 2016

I’ve been sailing!  That’s right, thanks to Pete Smith I was able to be part of the GP & Comet Open meeting.  What a good day – good turnout, good weather, good wind, good food, good company and a good race result? (Well you can’t win them all.)  Thanks to all involved on the day.…

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AGM 2016 Report

Commodores 2015/6 Report In putting together this report I have looked back over the past years Commodore Comments. It’s fair to say that two words dominated them ‘Dreaded Weed’. But more of this later. My first role as Commodore was to preside over the opening of the club extension and possible more importantly the agreement…

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Commodores Comments February 2016

Just a quick reminder that the AGM is on the 18th March at the club house starting at 7:30. The agenda is – Apologies of absence – Treasurers report – Commodores report – Proposed amendments to constitution – Election of officers – Subscriptions 2016-17 – AOB. After the AGM there will be another presentation/update from…

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