Minutes of UHBC meeting 21.11.11
Present: President, UH Captains x3; representatives of the 6 constituent clubs
1. Safety: the President led a general discussion about safety on the Tideway and specific recent issues reported locally and reminded individual club officers of their responsibility and their coxes’ responsibility for good watermanship.
2. Bumps dates:
Explained that the date for the Bumps set at the previous meeting conflicted with the Queen's jubilee pageant and it was unlikely that the PLA would give permission for the Bumps, especially on the Monday.
Agreed nem con that the dates of the Bumps will be changed to May 18,19 & 20.
3. Novice Regatta: Saturday 26th November.
The entries were reviewed (including invitational crews) and the draw was made. A limited repecharge system leading to 'B' finals will be employed as usual to ensure that UH crews will get at least 2 races each.
Discussion about arrangements:
Tide predictions, 2 changes during day (LW 11:29 & HW 15:05)
Experienced coxes only (>30 hrs Tideway experience)
PLA SEL returned
UHBC insurance policy renewed
Radios hired as usual
Launches x 5
Safety launch arrangements - BL rib, 2 crew, clinical student/FA certified
Water borne marshals
Notification to other local clubs (esp MAA)
Coxes meeting at 09:00 at UL
Marshals meeting at 09:00 at UL
Launches ready to go by 09:30
4. Post Novice Regatta Public House Review evening. Details via FB link on website.
5. AOB: Nil
DATE OF NEXT MEETING : 16th January 2012