ERITH YACHT CLUB
GENERAL COMMITTEE MEETING
Date of Meeting Wednesday 26th May 2004 8.00pm
Chair Dudley Davies DD
` Chris Westwood ChW
Adrian Reeves AR
Ann Finck AF
Patrick Shanahan PS
Paul Gladden PG
Robert Taylor RT
Sara Taylor ST
Val Torreggiani VT
George Mees GM
Colin Watson CW
Alan Cooper AC
Iain Buckland IB
Prospective Members Godwin Grima
2. Apologies Colin Twyford
3. Minutes 28th April 2004
4. Should read: A donation of £200 was made to the YMCA for use of equipment etc. at Southmere Lake during Youth Day. Not: £200 to George Reynolds for 2003 is to be paid.
5b Should read: ….at the next meeting.
7d Should read: Steve Hollingshurst not Steve Hollingsworth.
7f Should read: for the Moorings barge, not bag.
Minutes were accepted and signed.
4. Matters Arising
Officers Indemnity will be discussed during the July meeting. DD and
PG are to investigate cheaper insurance than that currently offered by the
Club insurers, Heath Lambert.
a. No outstanding expenses in April main expenses have been during May.
b. DD requested £387.75 for wording Erith Safety to be enscribed on the RIB. Agreed
c. Resurfacing cost £1,500. Mullens are to be thanked for their assistance.
d. Training Account stands at £365.00.
e. Alan Cooper requested the cost of insurance for a new printer £59.00
Proposed Val Torreggiani Seconded Sara Taylor Agreed
8. Wine Committee
Jean Crompton was thanked for refreshments.
4th July Greenwich
attend. This will be addressed in future.
a. No work undertaken in the last month but work is scheduled for two trots.
Work will commence at 6am so the work can be completed in one day.
b. RT and ST requested that Moorings would review their position due
to incompatible movement of Littorina and Bolero.
c. Aft mooring chain of Folgefonn requires attention.
a. A successful Paint Weekend. All concerned were thanked.
b. Spray donated by John Gibbons was very successful on hull, less so with topside painting.
c. AR requested that extra brackets and scaffolding might be considered so that the whole ship could be accessed throughout the weekend and thereby the whole ship be painted.
d. The ship will be closed for week beginning 7th June for Asbestos removal.
e. Gantries will be available for use and certificated by the end of July.
f. Cost of pump for the ship to be investigated. GM to investigate.
DD indicated that a number of those sailing in this group would become members within the next few weeks.
Preparation of comparison between Rules etc. is a lengthy process and PG
Hopes they will be ready for the next meeting.
a. Telephone line has been causing problems due to crossed wires at the
exchange. Trevor Cambridge has suggested that the Club investigate in Total Care policy that enables engineer call out within 4hrs.
Agreed Unanimously AC
b. Gates to Club were left unlocked overnight on 23rd May. Gates to be
Locked after 6pm.
18. Officer of the Day
a. 25th April 2004 Reliant named
b. 7th – 10th May Paint weekend
c. It was suggested that the Officer of the Day be informed prior to the event when specific events are being organised at Erith. Officer of the Day to be asked to check that the main gates are locked at 6pm,
Phil Snape has agreed to organise First Aid. He hopes to run courses in the autumn for Members. He is also updating First Aid provision.
Meeting Closed: 9.40pm
Next Meeting: 30th June 2004.