Largs Bay Sailing Club
Club Rules & Safety Guidelines
Access to driveways and boat yard:
- Boats may not be rigged or un-rigged in driveways or on ramps.
- Members may bring their motor vehicle into the southern boat yard only to load and unload boats and equipment.
- Motor vehicles must be removed from the boat yard by 1200 hours on race days.
- Vehicles parked on the club premises are parked at the owner’s risk.
Use of club tractors and 4-wheel drive vehicles:
- Club owned vehicles may be used only by persons approved by the management committee.
- Club owned vehicles may be used only in accordance with the guidelines issued by the management committee.
- Rescue craft and crews have absolute priority for use of club owned vehicles at all times.
Club register of member’s boats:
- The club will maintain a register of member’s boats, including the owner’s name(s) and address(s), boat class, sail number and boat name.
- Boat owners shall notify the sailing secretary when there are any changes to boat number, boat name or ownership.
- No boat owned by a non-member or unfinancial member will be eligible to receive a finishing place in a race conducted by the Largs Bay SC.
Storage of member’s boats on club premises:
- All boats stored on club premises shall be placed in the space allocated by the Rear Commodore acting on behalf of the management committee.
- Boats stored on the club premises are stored at the owner’s risk.
- Any boat, which is stored in a boat space at the Largs Bay Sailing Club must be recorded on the club register of boats and shall be sailed regularly in club races.
- If the boat storage fee falls more than one month into arrears the owner’s right to store the boat on the club premises will be terminated and the management committee will notify the owner(s) to remove the boat(s).
- If the boat is not removed within one further month from the date of advice to the owner, the Largs Bay Sailing Club reserves the right to move a boat stored in a boat shed to a space in the boat yard.
Largs Bay SC Safety at Sea - Procedures and Practices Guide:
This document explains the safety principles and practices that will apply when conducting a sailing event at LBSC.
The guidelines include a wide range of issues including:
- General safety principles and practices that will apply when conducting a sailing event at LBSC.
- Factors affecting a race officers decision to start or continue a race.
- Safety boat preparation, maintenance and use.
- Communication between boats and the club bridge during racing
- Emergency procedures and action plan.
- Assisting competitors, including righting procedures, recovery and towing.
- Assisting the race officer with course setting and changes.
Race manangement personnel and sailors should read the guide:
View a copy of the LBSC Safety at Sea - Procedures and Practices Guide
Last Modified on 17/09/2014 12:16