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Mainsheet - May 2018


Hello All,
As promised in the last Mainsheet here are details for the General Meeting and BBQ.

General Meeting, 17 June 2018

The date and time for the meeting are now fixed:
    Sunday, 17 June 2018, Warren Room at the village hall, 2.30pm start.
Essentially, we plan to review the status of the club, elect a skeleton committee, update the list of trustees and make the club dormant for a specified period.


1. Welcome and Introduction
2. Reports:
Commodore’s Report
Financial Report
3. Elections
Election of Officers
Election of Trustees
4. Club Rules
Review of changes proposed
Consideration of amendments (these can be offered in advance or at the meeting)
Vote to agree Club Rules (optionally as amended, or direct Committee to redraft)
5. Future Plans for ODC / ODC Assets
6. Social Events Calendar
7. AOB

BBQ, Saturday 7th July

All members are invited to the club BBQ, 7th July 2018, 11 Tamarisk Way.
Start: any time after 3pm. Food being served approx. 5pm-6pm
Cost: free to members and families and their guests
We will provide: food (BBQ + salads + dessert)
Please bring: plates, glasses, cutlery, drinks, garden chairs
(we have some chairs and some blankets but not enough for all)
Sailing: Feel free to arrive and leave by boat (HT = 6.50pm)
Numbers are limited, so if you are attending please email Caroline Ash ( to book your places – FIRST COME FIRST SERVED!
We look forward to seeing as many as possible on 7th. The Tides are neap that day (HT = about 6.50pm, about 5m).
Thank you again for your patience and continuing support. Long live the ODC!
George Schlich & the Committee 
PS: This notice will also be posted on the ODC web site