How We Manage the Club
The Annual General Meeting
The AGM is held on an annual basis, during December. Its main responsibility is to elect the President, the Flag Officers and members of the General Committee. Any changes to the Rules and any changes to subscriptions must be approved by a vote at the AGM, which may also vote on other matters put to them by the General Committee.
The overall management of the Club is carried out by the General Committee, which meets on a regular basis (normally monthly) to discuss and decide strategic and day-to-day issues. The General Committee comprises the Flag Officers of the Club and a number of other members, who are elected at the Annual General Meeting (AGM).
The General Committee for 2019 consists of the following (in addition to the Flag Officers):
- Jane Russell
- Elspeth Iskander
- Simon Bell
- Simon Ruffles
- Robert Gee
- Ian Menzies
- Marcus Bucknall
- Rupert Molyneux
- Jenny Taylor-Jones
- Lily Benbow
The General Committee can appoint Sub Committees to carry out day-to-day management of various aspects of the Club, such as the marina and the catering facilities. Sub Committees and their Chairs for 2019 are as follows:
- Marina - Laurie Vanner
- Sailing - Jon Stokes
- Social - Martine Clayton
- Mooring - Peter Richardson and Stuart Miller
- Marketing - Laurie Vanner
- Library - Stuart Miller
- Training - Mark Freeman
The Flag Officers, who constitute the executive arm of the Club, are elected by Club members at the AGM. Flag officers consist of the President, Commodore, Vice Commodore(s), Honorary Treasurer and Rear Commodores (3). The Flag officers for 2018 are as follows:
President: Bram van der Have
Commodore: Gordon Sutton
Vice Commodore: Simon Hewitt
Rear Commodore Sailing: Jon Stokes
Rear Commodore Social: Martine Clayton
Rear Commodore Marina: Laurie Vanner
Treasurer: Peter Milligan
The Club employs a number of staff who do an excellent job in running the Club and providing the services for our members and visitors, as follows:
- Kathryn Deaton - Club Manager (01473 780319)
- Carly Jones - Office Enquiries (01473 780319)
- Monika Banasiak - Catering Manager (01473 780219)
- Claire Lowe - Bar Manager (01473 780219)
- Geoff Prentice and Ian McLean - Berth Master (07742 145994)
- David Bloomfield - Property Maintenance
The Patron of the Club is HRH Prince Phillip.
The Trustees of the Club, in whom the property and securities of the Club are vested, are as follows:
- Leigh Baxter
- Gavin Stewart
- Antony Gifford
The Club has developed a Strategy which provides a framework to guide our development over the next few years. The Strategy is a "live" document and is subject to ongoing review and updating. The Strategy is available on the Members' Area.
Data Protection (GDPR)
The Club takes your privacy seriously and has produced a Data Protection Policy. A copy can be viewed here.
Please rest assured that at no time will any of your details be made available to any third party!