Tankerton Bay Sailing Club - Kent

TBSC committee

These are the current members of the TBSC committee and the duty they hold.
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Ian Mills

  • Executive responsibility for strategic direction of the club.
  • Overall responsibility for ensuring the club is run on behalf of and for the benefit of its current and future members.
  • Works with the General Committee, the members and external organisations to create and maintain a thriving, forward thinking club with a level of participative membership that ensures the clubs long-term future.
  • Sets the annual ‘agenda’ for the Committee having regard to the views of members.
  • Creates a framework in which the Committee can prioritise and as far as practicable achieve its principal goals.
  • Responsible for managing the club communications plan, its website and the Closed TBSC facebook page


Vice Commodore

James Hills

  • Deputise for the Commodore in their absence.
  • Member of Sailing Committee as representative of Club Flag Officers.
  • Responsible for managing the Alex Holliday fund
  • Manages club house bookings for memebrs


Honorary Secretary

Tim Blades

  • Main point of contact for Club correspondence from outside agencies and Club Trustees.
  • Custodian of all (non financial) Club documents.
  • Contributes to and circulates agenda and sends out notices for all General Committee Meetings, EGMs and the AGM.
  • Takes minutes of Committee meetings, EGMs and the AGM and distributes as required.
  • Ensures that any disciplinary processes are conducted within the Club’s rules.
  • Commissions updates to the Club Constitution and procedures for Committee approval.
Treasurer and Membership Secretary

Margaret Greenway 

Honorary Treasurer and Membership Secretary.

  • Responsible for Club finances and the settlement of accounts and for keeping the Committee informed of the Club’s financial position.
  • Produces the audited annual accounts at the AGM.
  • Receives and processes membership applications.
  • Manages the Club’s subscription renewal and maintains current membership lists.
Sailing Secretary

Mark Goodrum

  • Prepares and publishes annual sailing calendar, to include duty rosters, and racing results.
  • Chairs Sailing Committee responsible for formulating and reviewing sailing in-structions, setting handicap ratings, results adjudication, and advisory hearings.
  • Trains and provides guidance to Duty Race Officers.
  • Works with the Club Bosun to ensure essential race related equipment, including club dinghies and racing marks, is available and at all times maintained in serviceable condition.
  • Prepares and delivers Sailing Secretary’s report to the AGM.


Catamaran rep

Rob McDonald

  • Member of the Sailing Committee representing the club multi-hull classes.


Dinghy rep

Fred Lynds

  • Member of the Sailing Committee representing the club mono-hull classes.
  • Overall management of DutyMan
  • Overall management of club merchandise
Beach Master & House Maintenance

Tom Gardener

  • Responsible for management of boat parking, including allocation of spaces, and maintenance of the launching ramp and areas used for parking members’ and club boats.
  • Responsible for managing house improvement works
  • Responsible for house security  

Pete Pollard

  • Responsible for the upkeep and security of all club boats and equipment, and arrangements for storage of members’ rigging.
  • Repair and maintenance of support boat and trailer, and ancillary equipment.
  • Club cleaning and setting up for club events 
House Manager and Assistant Social Secretary

Jane Mills

  • Purchasing and maintaining bar stocks, and accounting to the Honorary Treasurer for expenditure.
  • Collection and delivery of bar takings and other monies to Honorary Treasurer for banking.
  • Purchasing and maintaining level of consumables 
  • Assist organising the annual Prize-giving and Laying Up Supper
  • Assist in orgainsing social events
  • Assist by supporting club events
Social Secretary

Jenny Campbell

  • Organise and oversee the annual Prize-giving and Laying-up Supper.
  • Organise ad-hoc social events such as live music, Fun Days, social evenings, and quiz nights with the purpose of providing social stimulus, an inclusive atmosphere, and generating income for the club.
  • Assist the Committee by supporting club events such as ‘Push the Boat Out’, ‘Bart’s Bash’, and club Taster Days.
Assistant Sailing secretary

Assistant Sailing Secretary                                                                            Ross Power

  • Deputise for Honorary Sailing Secretary in their absence.
  • Registration of club for special events such as ‘Push the Boat Out’ and ‘Bart’s Bash’.
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