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Committees and Rules

Commodore: Jim Atkins Hon. Secretary: Ted Vary

Vice Commodore: Bridget Allen Hon. Treasurer: Richard Phillips

Rear Commodore: Keith Barkway Sailing Sec: Keith Mitchell

Trustees: Paul Moores, Lawrence Crapper, John Roantree

Main Commitee (The Officers and Trustees (non-voting) plus elected members

  • Nick Woolley
  • Brenda Barkway
  • Sue Haynes
  • Barbara Osborne
  • Rory Barnes
  • Andrew Denison
  • Russel New
  • Phil Acton

House Management Sub-Committee*

  • Keith Barkway
  • Bridget Allen
  • Jim Atkins
  • Brenda Barkway
  • Andrew Denison
  • Nick Woolley
  • Phil Acton
  • Russell New
  • Steve Bulbick (safety representative)

Moorings & Storage Sub-Committee*

  • Jim Atkins
  • Bridget Allen
  • Keith Barkway
  • Nick Woolley
  • Sue Haynes
  • Rory Barnes
  • Russell New
  • Phil Acton
  • Barbara Osbourne

Bar & Catering Sub-Committee*

  • Barbara Osbornes (Chair)
  • Jim Atkins
  • Keith Barkway
  • Bridget Allen
  • Phil Acton
  • Sue Haynes
  • Andy Haynes
  • Russell New
  • Rory Barnes
  • Tony Harvey (By Invitation)

* The Flag officers are automatically entitled to sit on Club Sub-Committees

Sailing Committee

Flag Officers

Keith Mitchell (Sailing Secretary)

  • Dave Wagner (Hawks)
  • Claire Van Wingerden (Ladies) (Assistant Sailing Secretary)
  • Philip Whiston (Cruisers)
  • Simon Percival (Class 4)
  • Shaun Harris (Scows)
  • Keith Barkway (Class 5)
  • Dave Leigh Anderson (Juniors)
  • Sally Davison (RYA Principal) Co Opted
  • Nick Woolley (Elected Member)
  • Richard Beasley (Elected Member)
  • Sue Haynes (Elected Member)

To Contact your class captain, or any member of the committee please go to: Contact Us (The club office will put you in contact to the appropriate person)

The Club office is open Monday to Friday mornings between 10.00 and 13.00.

Assistants to the Hon. Secretary: Karen Kelly, Sally Davison and Julie Sephton

Normal Meeting Times:

Officers: Meeting will be arranged according to need

Main Committee: 3rd Monday each month (except July)

Moorings & Storage: 2nd Monday of each month (except April & July)

House Management: 2nd Monday of each month (except April & July)

Bar &Catering: 1st Tuesday of each month (except April & July)

Sailing: 2nd Tuesday of each month

Prospective membership meetings: 2nd Thursday of each month, as required


Each of the adopted sailing classes within Christchurch Sailing Club has a Class Captain. These Captains help organise the racing programme for their respective classes and will assist the Honorary Sailing Secretary with sailing issues which occur. The Sailing Committee is responsible for all Club sailing matters and usually meets on the second Tuesday of each month. The current Class Captains are listed below.

Class Captains

CruiserPhil Whiston
HawkDavid Wagner
Class 4Simon Percival
JuniorDrew Barnes
Junior Vice CaptainAbi Hayles
Junior CoachRory Barnes
Junior Co-OrdinatorDave Leigh-Anderson
LadiesClaire Van Wingerden
Class 5Keith Barkway
ScowShaun Harris
Honorary Sailing SecretaryKeith Mitchell
Assistant Sailing Secretary

Claire Van Wingerden

RYA Trainining PrincipalSally Davison
Safeguarding Co OrdinatorVal Roantree
Support/ Safety OfficerStephen Bulbick
Club LibrarianRomilly Meager
Cruiser Rally Co Ordinator
Club Dinghy Bosun Bill Foot
Summer BosunDennis Daly
Summer Bosun
Summer BosunBill Ritchie
Winter BosunColin Bungey

The Club rules apply to all members and visitors.

To find the full Christchurch Sailing Club Rules and Bylaws please visit the Downloads section of the website where they can be found.

See below for a diagram of the management and committee structure.


Last updated 10:39 on 3 June 2020

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