Volunteers’ Day, 23 March 2014.

The aim of the day:

  • To brush up on instructing and dinghy/powerboat handling skills
  • To introduce new members to some of the activities in the Club requiring support.

Who is it for?

    • This is for all members who want to help out.
    • The water-based activities are aimed for those with relevant qualifications and skills to support sailing and training activities.
  • The land-based for those interested in helping out in those areas.

Programme for the day





Welcome and aims of the day


LW 1130

Race Officer duties

Bar (Mary)

PB launch & recovery SOP & tick sheet

(Alan Thomas)

The Method

(Ed Sumner/ Jonathan S)

Land Drills

(Jerry Michell /Paul R)



Bar Open for members

PB handling (Alan Thomas)

Land Drills

(Jerry Michell /Paul R)

The Method

(Ed Sumner/ Jonathan S)


LUNCH – bring your own


Rigging the boats


PB handling (Paul R/Alan T)


PB handling


All SIs who can help out will take part


Seamanship: MOB/anchor &c



Improving techniques



Pack up and sign up to support the sailing and training courses as instructors, powerboat skippers/crew.

HW 1730


Facilitated sailing – 2.30pm

For those not doing the sessions they can go sailing from 1430. If anyone wants to get involved as ‘guinea pigs’ for the instructors then come along to help out.

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