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Sailing Committee

Queen Mary Sailing Committee is made up of 8-10 Club members who represent a range of fleets and interests in the Club and includes the Sailing Secretary and the Assistant Manager: Sailing

The Chairman of the Sailing Committee also sits on Council and the current committee members are:

  • Bob Joce                       Chairman
  • Andrew Craig                Principal Race Officer, Saturday club liaison and Bloody Mary Director
  • Tony Woods                  Laser Fleet Captain
  • Josie Adams                  RS400 sailor
  • Janet Hawkins               Sailing Secretary
  • Paul Adams                   Assistant Manager and Sailing Principal

The responsibilities and aims of the sailing committee are as follows:

Aim: To provide and promote high quality, fair and fun fleet and handicap racing as measured by member and visitor surveys and informal feedback.  Fleet racing as priority.

Responsibilities of Sailing Committee:

Club Racing – Policy and delivery

  • Schedule (Weekends, Evening, Bank Holidays)
  • Format (Approved classes, Starts, Courses, Races to count)
  • NORs and SIs
  • Handicaps and RYA PYN Return
  • Application of the RYA Racing Charter (self-policing and hearings)
  • Promotion and training – Introductory and advanced

Race Officer Development

  • Numbers needed (Club, Region, National) for club racing and open meetings
  • Identifying and training new ROs
  • Developing existing ROs to higher standards and higher levels

Open Meetings and Events

  • Policy for which open meetings and events are hosted
  • Guidelines to the office on booking to this policy
  • NOR and SIs (in conjunction with requesting body as appropriate)
  • Bloody Mary policy and on-water team planning and assignment

 

Sailing Committee Minutes

February 2018