Elwood Sailing Club has a proud history of recreational and competitive sailing for monohulls and catamarans with easy access from Melbourne suburbs, favourable sailing through the season and fresh summer breezes for Windsurfing.
Races and Training are held on Saturdays from October to Easter supported by our race and rescue patrol. We host international, national and state title events. To become a member, learn to sail, or hire the facilities for a function don't hesitate to contact us.
AGM Agenda Confirm attendance, proxies, quorum, and meeting agenda. Confirm Minutes of the 2022 AGM (click for link). Receive committee reports. Receive and consider the annual financial statements. Motions: In accordance with Club Rule 53.1 Motion 1 – In addition to the five officer positions of the Association, this meeting approves the election of five ordinary members to the General Committee for the next year. Election of General Committee for 2023 – 24. General Business. Close of meeting. Note: The Treasurer will review the 2022-23 accounts at the AGM. If you would like to receive a confidential copy of the 2021-22 financial statements in advance of the AGM, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. A copy will be sent to you when the statements are available. Nominations for General Committee The General Committee is planning to continue having 10 members: 3 Flag Officers (Commodore, Vice Commodore, Rear Commodore), Treasurer and Secretary, and 5 Ordinary Committee Members.
If you would like to be a member of GC you are welcome to nominate for any position. To be a committee member you must be a Senior, Family Senior, Family Partner, or Life member. If there is more than one nomination for any of the positions of Flag Officer, Treasurer, or Secretary there will be an AGM secret ballot for that position to decide the matter. If there are more than 5 nominations for Ordinary Committee Member there will be an AGM secret ballot to decide the matter. A member may propose themselves, or with the members consent, be nominated by another member. Please note that if you nominate to join the General Committee, you must meet the requirements in the club rules and be able to commit to monthly meetings and a workload.
We are planning to hold this year’s AGM at the club on Friday September 8, starting at 7:00pm. Please put this important date in your diary. More information will be provided closer to the time, including how to nominate a proxy if you are unable to attend, nominate for the General Committee, and access the approved financials for the last financial year.
The AGM is where the General Committee provides an update on how the club is going and plans for the new year and beyond, and gives members an opportunity to give feedback and ask questions.
The AGM also appoints the new committee. If you are interested in considering a role on the committee, please contact anyone on the committee or Amanda for a chat.
Membership categories that are allowed to vote at the AGM, and nominate for the GC, are senior members, family senior and their family partner, student members, and life members.
All members: we have secured 2 free spots to attend First Aid Cerifiacte Trainign course, email email@example.com if you can attend. There is an online questionaire to do before the course and then the time on the Wednesday so make sure you can be there.
HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid
Wednesday 21st June
4pm to 7.45pm
St Kilda Public Library
Ladies at 11am on 24th June at the club we are hosting a Ladies Self Defence Class, its free to all female members, email firstname.lastname@example.org to secure your spot.
“Tailored for Women, by Women. Taught to Women by an internationally accredited Woman.
If you’re a Woman over 16, let us teach you how to defend yourself against all manner of attacks and threats- as well as how to fight back.
Our unique methods simulate the stress of realistic self defence scenarios in a safe and supportive environment.
When seconds count and police are minuets away – we’ll teach you to fight like a girl!”