AGM Friday 12 July 2024

Notice of Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting of the Elwood Sailing Club Inc. will be head at the Elwood Sailing Club on Friday, 12th of July 2024 commencing at 7.00pm

As set out under Rule 30 of the Rules of Elwood Sailing Club Inc. an annual general meeting of members must be convened to:

  • To confirm the minutes of the previous AGM
  • To receive and consider the:-
    • annual reports of the Committee on the activities of the Association during the preceeding financial year, and
    • the financial statements of the association for the preceeding financial year submitted by the Committee in accordance with Part 7 of the Act;
  • to elect members of the Committee

Message from the Commodore, Mark Foster

All positions on General Committee are declared vacant and require nominations from the membership. If you are considering nominating, please do so but note that all GC members will be required to be active members of committee and be prepared to apply themselves to the betterment of the club and membership value. It is crucial that ESC has a strong & active General Committee.

I have nominated for the position of Commodore for the 2024-2025 financial year, however I welcome others to nominate for Commodore and thus allow the membership to choose.

Please see the attached Nomination and Proxy Vote forms.

At this point in time ESC does not have any elected Flag Officers serving on GC. Most of the current elected GC members have chosen not to renominate. The AGM will be the initial and important step for the revitalization of Elwood Sailing Club Inc for the coming years. I would appreciate all members attendance and participation on Friday 12th July 2024 commencing at 7PM

Thanks & Regards

Mark Foster
Commodore – Elwood Sailing Club Inc
P: 0408 820 020

AGM Attendance and Proxy Form

To attend and vote at the AGM you must be a current financial member. Senior, Family Senior, Family Partner, Life, and Junior members are entitled to vote at the meeting; Associate Members are not.

If you do not plan to attend the meeting and are entitled to vote you may appoint another member as your proxy using a Proxy Form (click for link). Please email your proxy to or hand to the Commodore.

Changes to the by-law Section 4 covering Boatshed and Outside Storage

The General Committee has approved changes to the by-law Section 4 covering Boatshed and Outside Storage. The changes relate to:

 – Use of the Sailor App instead of cards to sign on and off for races, which feeds in to the storage points calculation

 – SUP storage allocation process

 – Ability for a member to store one SUP within that members allocated boat storage spot

 – Storage of  A-class catamaran beach wheels on the boat unless used for ground level storage, and removal of rudders from A-class in their storage spots when practical.

 – Approval required for storage of a boat on the floor in the general area, for a maximum of one week

 – Potential penalties in the event of a breach of any storage by-law will include a 5 point storage penalty, or removal of the offending boat/equipment to the outside storage area pending resolution

 – Other minor changes

The revised Bylaws are available here

Bringing Guests to the Club

Guest coming to use change rooms/sail/paddleboard/ windsurf/swim

Must have a sail pass before access to club and equipment, click link on website and fill out form, the guests can have max of 4 visits to the club

Sail Pass – Elwood Sailing Club Elwood Sailing Club (

click on link and choose new member

If you cannot do this then please email with guests name DOB mobile address and Amanda will set this up for you, she is working through out the holidays and can access sail pass set up remotely.

Guest coming to use club and deck

No sail pass required, just sign all visitors in before going upstairs club room available between 6am and 11pm