26 October, 2023

AGM 2023

The Shoreham SC AGM is scheduled for Sunday the 26th of November at 09.00hrs at the
clubhouse– racing will follow so if you intend to sail, please come changed ready to go
afloat as soon as the meeting closes.

We will update this page with the relevant documentation as it becomes available.
Please send all items for discussion to the Honorary Secretary no later than Friday the
10th of November.

We are looking for members to join the committee in the open roles listed below. Any
interested members, please declare your wish to stand to the Honorary Secretary or
Commodore as soon as possible.

1. Apologies for absence

2. Minutes of the 2022 AGM

3. Commodore’s Annual Report

4. Trustees’ Annual Report (incorporating the Annual Statement of Accounts and
the Independent Examiner’s Report on the Accounts

4.1 Approval of the Annual Statement of Accounts (duly examined) and the Trustees’ Annual Report

5. Treasurer’s Report

6. Approval of any proposed changes to 2024 subscription & boat fees
The Committee proposes the following changes to 2024 subscriptions, boat fees and harbour dues:

7. Election of committee members

7.1 Re-election of committee members:

  • Commodore:Tyler Harmsworth
  • Treasurer: Rob Rattray
  • Membership Secretary: Paul Walker
  • Sailing Secretary: James Gerwat
  • Honorary Secretary: Fiona Stevens
  • Junior Development: Richard Harris
  • Fleet Captain D-Zero: Martin Walker
  • Fleet Captain RS200: Louise Carr
  • Fleet Captain Multihull: Stuart Benjamin
  • Social Co-ordinator: Ivan Walsh
  • Training: Richard Bramley

7.2 Election of new committee members:

  •  Vice Commodore: William Warren
  • Fleet Captain Merlin Rocket: Alex Warren
  • Junior Fleet:
  • Facilities & Maintenance:
  • Fleet Captain Wayfarer:

8. Election of Trustees

  • Vice Commodore: William Warren

8.1 Re-election of trustees:

  • Tyler Harmsworth
  • Rob Rattray
  • Philip Ayton
  • Ian Knight
  • Richard Bramley

9. Approval of amendments to the constitution; While these were voted on at the 2022 AGM, due to extenuating circumstances the charity commission submission of change wasn’t completed in the required 14 day period.

9.1 Remove last sentence from 28.2:

“These Bylaws and Regulations must be in accordance with the objects of the CIO and are hereby incorporated by reference (as amended from time to time) into the constitution.”

So 28.2 will read:

“The Trustees or a simple majority of Members by way of a general Meeting may make such Bylaws and Regulations as they shall from time to time think fit and shall cause the same to be exhibited in the CIO premises for fourteen days before the date of implementation.”

9.2 Remove Clause 33:

“33 Appendix A –Shoreham Sailing Club Bylaws”

10.Any other business (inc. members items for discussion)