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Report From Working Party

  • Many thanks to those who turned up to help at the Working Party on Sun 3rd April (and Sat 2nd for some). As always, the club looks a lot better after all your hard work. However, the number of members attending was a little low, so not all the planned tasks were completed. GENTLE is an expectation that members attend the two Working Parties in addition to their Sailing Duties. The Club relies on its membership to volunteer their time to keep things ship-shape. In fact this is a crucial part of participation at the Club.

    Thanks also to Emma and team for the food, and to John for the drinks.

    The Following Was Achieved:

    Grass cutting (first cut of the season)/ Additional safety boat launched/ ‘T’ pontoon re-laid/ East 3, 4 and 5 pontoons re-attached to bank/ Rubbish at entrance cleared/ Club boats maintained/ Lower boat park growth cut back/ Fire extinguishers attached to walls/ Gate and winch signs re-attached/ Commodore and prize winner boards erected/ Wireless router re-sited/ Clubhouse and sail shed tidied up/ The vagaries of Heater 7 wiring investigated/ Committee Boat mast repaired/ Flooded boats emptied/ Some ruts on bank filled

    Partially achieved:

    Some fenders on ‘T’ pontoon re-attached, more to do/ East 1 ramp repaired (addition of netting to sides of central ramp outstanding)/ One boat cleaned and anti-fouled (several more to do!?)/ Brambles around boats cleared on one side only/ Two boats cut up for removal (more to do)/ Trailer park near end remains to be cleared/ More parking spaces to be created/ Filling remainder of ruts on bank/ Holes in car park partially filled, but more to do

    Not yet achieved:

    East 5 pontoon mooring not re-laid/ West 5 pontoon not re-laid (waves will destroy the end of the pontoon on the bank)/ Freezer not removed for disposal/ West 1 pontoon still upside down, so remains unusable/ Completion of bank repair by ‘T’ pontoon outstanding/ Repair of safety boat that was in the floating garage. 

    Anyone willing to up their participation at the Club and help out with chores (particularly grass cutting) please see RC House Gareth Griffiths and RC Works Dave Simpson.

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