Committees

General Committee

In accordance with the club constitution, the management of the club is by  a general committee consisting of the Commodore, Vice Commodore, Rear Commodore, Club Secretary, Treasurer, Membership Secretary, Sailing Captain, Sailing Committee Secretary, House Committee Chair, Social Secretary and Publicity Officer and six other members elected at the AGM. The general committee meets monthly.

 

James Ashworth

Commodore

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Richard Farmer

Vice Commodore

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Dave Morgan  

 Rear Commodore

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Brian Waymont

 Club Secretary

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John Billington

     Treasurer

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 Martin Evans

 Sailing Captain

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Dave Croxford

Sailing Secretary

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John Edge

Membership Secretary

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Pete Fairhurst

House Committee Chair

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  James Croxford 

  Publicity

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Holly Evans

 Social Committee

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Clare Waymont

Committee Member

 

 

 

Chris Jones

Committee Member

 

 

 

Sue Billington

Committee Member

 

 

Bill Bradburn

Committee Member

 

 

 

Lynn Baker

Committee Member

 

 

 

Dave Whatton

Committee Member

 

 

 

Welcome

South Staffs Sailing Club is a friendly club that has members of all ages. We cater for all abilities, from beginners to experienced sailors.

As an RYA Training Centre we provide courses that will enable sailors, whatever their ability, to flourish and really enjoy sailing at the club. If racing is something you aspire to do you will find competitive fleets and tuition available to improve your skills.

We have an active and thriving junior section, with a team of dedicated trainers committed to ensure the children have a fun time and are able to develop a real passion for the sport.

The club has a regular programme of social events and the club members always enjoy any excuse to arrange a good party.

If you would like to visit us, the club is conveniently placed adjacent to Jct 12 on the M6 and just off the A5 near Cannock. You will be made very welcome.

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Why should I sail at South Staffs Sailing Club?

South Staffs Sailing Club is considered to be an extremely friendly club that welcomes new members. You will be joining a group of people who love the sport of dinghy sailing, and are more than happy to share that enthusiasm. The club is run on a self help basis and joining in with the tasks that are needed for the club to function, enables new members to quickly make friends and settle in. For many it has become a long term passion and many members have been active in the club for many years, and for some there are three generations still active.

The club is an approved RYA Training Centre and facilities are available for both adults and juniors. Learn to Sail and Improver courses for adults are run each year. Sunday morning sessions are available for juniors to develop their confidence and enjoyment for the sport. Additional supported free sailing sessions are also available to allow practice and to provide time for skills to be developed.

We have a dedicated team of race coaches, including sailors who have been both National and World Champions so any level of ability at adult or junior level can be accommodated.

Easy access from Staffordshire and the West Midlands via the M6, M6 Toll, A5 and A449. The club is approximately a mile from Junction 12 on the M6.

The club offers competitive fleet racing. We sail a range of single and two handed boats that will suit all standards and sailing abilities. Our fleet captains, instructors and coaches will ensure that everyone can develop their skills and get the maximum enjoyment from sailing at the club.

The club has a strong family foundation, and in some cases multiple generations of the same family are club members. The membership costs reflect that belief and junior membership (up to 17) can be at no or minimal costs when joining with sailing adults. Concession rates are also available for students.

The Social aspect plays an important part in integrating  new Members to the Club and introducing them to other members and so making new friends.

It  has always been a very active aspect of the Club with a variety of events over the Year to suit all ages and tastes. From Quiz Nights, Car Treasure Hunts, Wine Tasting, Summer Ball, Christmas Dinner, Mince Pie Night with Carols and our own Orchestra,  An Annual Dinner Dance and our own House Band all prove very popular.  The Junior Team also put together a very interesting series of Social events for our younger Members.