Present: JW, TC, ES, AP, JS, JM, CH, HM, KM, KMac, RM, JH
Meeting commenced: 7:05
· Standing Items
o Action plan review
§ Board shorts order sent off
§ Preseason dates available? – Weekly email
§ Loch Tay coaching done, free open boats for summer trip
§ Airbags etc for open boat - £115. Paul Brear’s buying, out of equipment budget. Fitted 02/05 by AP and RM.
o Finance update:
§ Focus budget – almost out, but not paid for level 2, first aid, ccdw. – Not pay for first aid out of budget?
o Wed 2nd – Skills at Ericht, not north esk.
o Sat 5th – KMac – 8 people each day. Stanley. KMac not going.
o Sun 6th – Tilt if rain.
o 23/24th – Alex L coaching. Full. Etive and Orchy? Kingshouse campsite. Tell Alex what you want to be coached.
o 25th-28th – Summer Trip. Change on calendar. Collecting deposits.
o 29th – RCO. Ian Vosser, Stirling? Update on what SCA does and what you can get out of it as a coach and a club. Coaching etc. Anyone interested in becoming Level 1/2.
o Tim’s Gazebo? – communal shelter for camping etc. Bake sale? AP looked into it, TC will follow it up.
o Fresher’s week publicity. Posters – HM/KM – fresher’s fayre. Motivational posters? Stickers. Flyers re-done. Sport’s fayre – 15th Sept. 288 Tunnock’s Caramel Wafers free. Bouncy castle (£80, 50p/go). Ergo.
§ Watersports beach party? Sailing and surfing.
§ Saints Wednesday – need to draw people from sports centre to east sands.
o Banners – to go on table etc. HM found ~£30 on internet. Take to competitions etc. 2x1m?
§ Buy or make? Not out of equipment budget.
§ Possible bake sale to fund.
o Div 2/3
§ Talked to Calum. Div2 captain next year. 1 training session a week.
§ Div3 – C team to get fresher’s keen.
§ B team mixed.
o SCA ccdw sponsorship presentation – Fife cag presentation on sponsorship – last year raised £15k.
§ Need to know what we want to buy
§ What are we good at
§ Apply for funding
§ Wish list:
2. Keep freshers warm.
3. Long sleeved wetsuits – not fantastic for paddling
4. Semi dry cags? TC to look into it
5. BA checks – probably need new ones.
6. More open boats?
7. Neoprene decks – lomo?
9. Knarli? Diesel? Neckys?
10. Plastic slalom boat
§ All to look into grants, sponsorships, etc over summer.
o Make a trailer and send to companies to gain interest.
o Emily to do some fiddling (with videos).
o Snowsports want to get involved with the adrenaline ball – free venue hire at the golf hotel? TC.
o BUCS/Div2/Div3/WWR prices. Raise price of BUCS and decrease price of div2/3
§ Keep Div2/Div3 @ £5.
§ Slalom/WWR @£15?
o Increase membership to £25.
§ ½ Year = £15.
o Pub quiz on Thursday 03/05. TC to organise.
o Pool sessions continue throughout exams.
o £500 full excess to fix Vengabus.
o J.H. to organise trip to Morriston on 09/05.
o Thursday pool session – open boat, atom etc.
No meeting until preseason.
Meeting adjourned: ~8:15