Present: JM, CH, JS, GW, KM, JR, AP, RM, JW, ES, IT, DW SM, JH, HF, Kmac, HM, BS
Meeting commenced: 17:48
· Standing Items
o Finance update:
§ £5,018.78 currently in bank.
§ Not updated transport fund yet.
§ Only owed ~£219 from club members.
§ Owe ~£790.
· Tuesday 2nd April, 13:00 – Cycletricity
§ 8 people, 1:30pm @ Church Square (Pizza express).
§ Need volunteers or just a fan club.
· Tuesday 2nd April, 20:00 – Handover Meal
§ 8pm Maisha.
· Saturday 6th/Sunday 7th April – First Aid Course
§ George Fell. 16 hour course.
§ 6 people signed up, space for 6 more. – Weekly Email.
§ Advertise to other clubs if we don’t fill it, but ideally all kayakers.
· Saturday 6th – BU Creek Race/Intermediate Trip
§ 5 people.
§ Camping Friday night.
§ £20, but entrance fees already paid.
· Sunday 7th April – Charity Dodgeball
§ Signups tomorrow and Wednesday.
§ £2pp. RM to sort.
· Wednesday 10th April – Nesk/Tully Evening Trip
§ JR to organise. Space for 11 people. Van + AU car.
§ Weekly email this week.
· Saturday 13th – Intermediate Trip
§ RM to organise. Potentially 2 day trip, alongside Beginners’ Training.
· Saturday 13th/Sunday 14th April – Beginners’ Training
§ 6 people signed up.
§ Email Ian Vosser this week to book accommodation.
§ Sarah driving shuttle bus.
§ Go on Friday night.
· Monday 15th April – Saints Excellence
§ ES to organise who’s going to each one.
· Saturday 20th/Sunday 21st April – BUCS Polo
§ JW to sort paddle taping.
§ Need at least 5 people to go down early, at the moment we have 4.
· Friday 26th April – Aqua Ball
§ TC sorting tickets.
· Sunday 28th April – SSS WWR
§ Kmac sorting:
· Volunteers who don’t want to paddle – BBQs, judging and timing.
· SM spamming for sponsorship.
· Micah keen to BBQ.
· Need bibs and entries sorted.
· Need to email landowners – GW.
· Thursday 23rd May – Sports Ball
§ DW and HF to organise – ball and bonfire.
· Additional Items
o Update from CDO meeting
§ CH, JW, ES and JM present. Told Pete Burgon (Club Development Manager) what the club’s up to.
§ Boatshed redev trying to be done over Summer. Container to put kit in.
o Pool update
§ 3 weeks ago, JM emailed asking for a meeting regarding polo.
§ Fraser threatened to ban us from the pool.
§ Elaine stepped in, Steve (St Leonards) said no-one was getting banned.
§ 2 weeks later, Elaine emailed club account regarding the school wanting to add handrails to the pool.
§ We were banned as a result for fear of damage to the rails.
§ Asked for extension to summer but handrails being implemented instantly.
§ AU agree that St Leonards just seem to want to ban us.
§ Meeting with St Leonards with people from AU at the end of next week.
§ Backup plans:
· Madras College
· East Sands Leisure Centre
o Would need somewhere to store boats nearby.
§ Surf session at 4pm.
§ ES to update how to run a trip document.
o Old Boys team
§ No BUCS polo team this year – do we want to continue funding?
o Club Photo
§ JH has one photo. Email to old committee.
§ JM to sort printing.
o Mobile phones on trips
§ Need to start taking phones on river.
§ Buy aquapacks for first aid kit – RM. Weekly email to tell leaders.
o Rascals Event
§ Charge on the door.
§ TC – organise with DW and HF.
o Club tool kit
§ JR and JH to purchase. AP and RM to come up with list of stuff the club needs.
o Edinburgh Jefe
§ Gear officers to decide (JR and JH).
§ Email other canoe clubs regarding whether it’s worth getting a trailer, where they got it from, and look into licensing – JW.
o Club eBay account
§ Not worth effort, dual signatories.
o Pin Kit
§ Pulleys? JH looked up. Cheaper to buy crabs with integrated pulleys.
§ RM to look into before next committee meeting.
o Maintenance Kit
§ Duct tape
§ Duct tape
§ Poxy putty
§ Duct tape
§ AP to look up repair/maintenance – what’s in it and what’s the cost.
o Green club award
§ KM done an application. Will let committee know if we’ve been awarded.
o Committee meeting times
§ Next week, Monday 5:45pm.
Next meeting: Monday 08/04/13 5:45pm, Rascals Bar.
Meeting adjourned: 18:42