LBSC Draft Minutes 19 January 2019 page 1
Loch Broom Sailing Club
Minutes of Meeting 13th April 2019 at 16:00 in the Clubhouse
Present: Donald Buchanan (Chair & Commodore: DB), Paul Copestake (PC), David Dawson (Secretary: DD),
Apologies:, Adrian Morgan (Vice Commodore: AM), Gilly Meighan (GM), Sandy Osborne (SO)
The quorum is five members as only three present, the agenda was discussed.
2) Approval of Draft Minutes of Previous Meetings
The approval the minutes of the committee meeting of 2nd March 2019 was held over to the next meeting.
3) Matters Arising (not dealt with elsewhere)
PC to affiliate the club to the RYA – expected cost c£150 PC.
4) FF Update
Moorings: As last minutes - The club trot must be inspected annually with the last inspection in June 18. SO to approach Roy with a view of moving the trot at high tide for inspection at low water. SO
Club Boats: The club’s new ff, due to arrive this week. Per last minutes, it was agreed that we aim for the Club’s insurance cover three boats for the same cost, reducing the insured value of each boat so that the aggregate value is kept to the current £3k. DB
Meeting to be held to discuss FF sailing on Thurs 18th @ 19:30 in the Clubhouse. PC
5) Junior Sailing Update W/C 8th July
All per last minutes
6) Clubhouse Update
C/F from previous meeting Plans for a new upper floor were tabled and it was agreed that PC & DB and others meet planning officer Dorothy Stott to advise planning acceptability of proposal. PC DB
LBSC Draft Minutes 19 January 2019 page 2
Building on the previous work of Adrian, it is proposed that the clubhouse receive a modern uplift. It is proposed that a budget of around £2,000 be allocated (having saved this amount from the intended contribution to the asphalt) .
In the main club room:
• Preserving limited essential items, dispose of all soft furnishings, bar and contents, shelf contents & carpet
• Ceiling, walls and woodwork professionally redecorated
• Floor professionally sealed and vinyl wood effect flooring installed
• Add wood bench seating along window walls
In the changing room
• Remove oars to the shed
• Add garage type interlocking flooring
Hall, kitchen and loo
• Floor professionally sealed and install vinyl flooring
Work Party on 20th April: Discussion of dinghy park and roadside wall organisation; possible numbering of spaces opening the possibility of charging for nominated spaces.
7) Treasurer’s Report
As agreed at the AGM, 2020 subscriptions to rise with inflation since 2014 – c 10%
It is not proposed to change any fees for less than one year
Family (sailing children)
Family (no sailing children)
Family (>65, no kids)
DB read out the names of those yet to pay their 2019 subscriptions.
8) Club Social events
9) Cruising Update
There being no other business, the meeting finished at 17:30