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Club Steward


The role of the Club Steward is to:

  • be available at agreed times to man the rescue boat during weekly and annual sailing events at the club, in accordance with the sailing calendar;
  • act as OD and race coordinator for club events;
  • ensure that all club RIBS are in full working order and ready to launch (e.g. petrol, oil ground tackle);
  • be responsible for all ‘on the water’ equipment such as safety equipment, radios, horns, flag;
  • locate and maintain sailing marks and tackle;
  • assist with the recruitment and management of additional boat handling staff;
  • maintain slipway and dinghy-park, following the annual clean up by members;
  • maintain surrounding grounds during the sailing season, including waste disposal and recylcling, with the understanding that during the period of junior sail training, cleaning is carried out by the trainers and sailors;
  • maintain and clean the Boathouse and Club house including changing rooms, with the understanding that during the period of junior sail training, cleaning is carried out by the trainers and sailor;
  • maintain the services (e.g. hot water supply, replacement of light fitting);
  • be responsible for sales, stock and staff in club house bars;
  • recommend and carry out any small capital repairs where possible;
  • attend training in waterfront safety and Health and safety issues related to sporting activities involving large numbers of under aged persons and adults;
  • respond to requests to provide ferry transport to crews and others out to boats on the water, where feasible;
  • assist from time to time with the organization of, and setting up for events;
  • report to the current Food & Beverage Manager;
  • respond to requests from the Sailing Secretary and fleet captains in relation to sailing events and course lay out;
  • respond to requests from the Property Manager in relation to maintenance of facilities;


Qualifications (training provided by the club):

  1. Valid boat operators license
  2. First aid and rescue training
  3. Radio operators license
 

to all the Members who Volunteer

Ossian, Michael B, and Brendan for our winter Training Sessions, Ruth for all the back copies of GP Mailsail, Nancy, Niall & Gerry B for helping with interviewing candidates for Instructor Positions, All members who volunteered for Working Groups.   This list will be updated regularly

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