Duties

Use the duties search box below to search for your surname and it will bring up all your duties.

If you are unable to fulfill your duty, then please arrange a swap yourself with someone else on the rota, contact details for all members are in the yearbook. When the swap has been arranged click here to email Kim Cant who will update the website accordingly so our web rota is kept up to date for everyone to view.

Leigh and Lowton Sailing Club is run by its members for its members. As such, all adult members and Guardians are expected to undertake up to three duties per year and, besides being essential for the effective running of the club, they present an excellent opportunity to get to know other members.

The 4 types of duty are detailed below. You will be asked to select your preferences each year and you can drop in to the race box any week to watch how it’s done. If you have any questions please just ask.

  • OD (Officer of the Day, aka Race Officer)- In charge of the racing and will either be in the Race box on top of the club house or afloat on the blue committee boat. Only those with suitable sailing experience will be expected to perform this role. Training can be provided for this role, just let me know.
  • AOD (Assistant Race Officer)- helps the OD and no previous experience or sailing skills are required. You’ll be writing down information as requested by the OD to keep track of the race results, and raising/dropping flags if on the committee boat. This is a great way to watch the racing and learn more. If you want to understand more about what’s involved, why not come along and observe before you have a duty. This is normally shore based, except during the winter, for open meetings, the regatta weekend and on Trophy days.
  • Cox– drives the rescue boat (rib), are RYA PB2 (Powerboat 2) qualified and are typically experienced sailors. The club provides training for this role.
  • RA– (Rescue Assistant) assists the Rescue boat cox who will tell you what to do, so previous experience or sailing skills are not required. You will need to be able-bodied and be dressed to enter the water, e.g. buoyancy aid and wetsuit, although it’s very rare that this is needed.

Many thanks,

Nik James
Sailing Manager

Wed 10 August 2022

6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Adult Improvers C
7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
Wednesday B OD-Glyn Purnell Assistant OD-Sally Pritchard Jones Cox-Stuart Belfield Rescue Assistant-Simon Pritchard Jones

Sat 13 August 2022

All Day
Feva Training
9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Adult Improvers C/D
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Late Summer Saturday OD-Louise Mckeand Assistant OD-John Devlin Cox-Mike Miller Rescue Assistant-Nigel Hall

Sun 14 August 2022

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Late Summer Sunday OD-Alan Catto Assistant OD-Neil Catto Cox-James Hawdale Rescue Assistant-David Hawdale

Wed 17 August 2022

7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
Wednesday B OD-Ian Nixon Assistant OD-Audrey Nixon Cox-Alastair Baker Rescue Assistant-John Armstrong

Sat 20 August 2022

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Late Summer Saturday OD-Paul Bedford Assistant OD-Darryl Bedford Cox-David Lowe Rescue Assistant-Alan Lowe

Sun 21 August 2022

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Late Summer Sunday OD Race 1 - Vacant Race '& 3 Tim Coleman Assistant OD-Lisa Mullineux Cox-John Andrews Rescue Assistant-Calum Anderson

Mon 22 August 2022

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Adult D Improvers

Tue 23 August 2022 – Thu 25 August 2022

Junior Camp

Wed 24 August 2022

7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
Wednesday B OD-Alex Taylor Assistant OD-Jenny Newstead Taylor Cox-Vince Hussey Rescue Assistant-Sean Ratcliffe

Sat 27 August 2022

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Late Summer Saturday OD-John Sykes Assistant OD-Vacant; Cox-Stephen Roberts Rescue Assistant-William Calvert

Sun 28 August 2022

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Late Summer Sunday OD-Gareth Kelly Assistant OD-Karen Hyland Cox-Ian Ritchie Rescue Assistant-John Hyland

Wed 31 August 2022

7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
Wednesday B OD-Louise Mckeand Assistant OD-Chas Coghill Cox-David Logan Rescue Assistant-Nigel Hall

Sat 3 September 2022

All Day
RS100 & D-One Inlands FLASH CLOSURE OD-Tim Coleman; Cathy Lunn Assistant OD-Mark Lunn Coxs-Alastair Baker; Chris Helsby Rescue Assistants-Grzegorz Dobrowolski; Kamil Praczyk

Sun 4 September 2022

10:00 am – 1:00 pm
RS100 & D-One Inlands OD-Gareth Williams Assistant OD-Jennifer Williams Coxs-Terence Oliver; John Peckham Rescue Assistants-Mark Atherton; Noe Peckham
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Late Summer Trophy Day OD-Martin Tubb Assistant ODs-Nik James; Kerrie Perry Cox-Kate Brooks Rescue Assistant-Christopher Perry

Mon 5 September 2022

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Adult E Improvers

Sat 10 September 2022

9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Adult Improvers E
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Autumn Saturday OD-Keith Summersgill Assistant OD-Tess Parkin Cox-Martin Lea Rescue Assistant-Julian Parkin

Sun 11 September 2022

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Autumn Sunday OD-Michael Fergie Assistant OD-Michele Owen Cox-Andrew Roberts Rescue Assistant-Roger Bacon

Mon 12 September 2022

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Adult E Improvers

Sat 17 September 2022

All Day
Solo & Streaker Open & Finn Inlands FLASH CLOSURE OD-Stuart Halman Assistant ODs-Alison Gray; Anna Walsh Coxs-Natasha De la Fuente; Tom Welz Rescue Assistants-Colin Belton; David Gray

Sun 18 September 2022

10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Finn Inlands Autumn Sunday OD- Neil Skellam; Joe Hartigan Assistant OD-Timothy Yeates; Melanie Skellam Coxs-Nick Radesk; James Williams Rescue Assistants-Ken Lawrenson; Jason O'Brien
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Autumn Sunday OD-Neil Skellam Assistant OD-Melanie Skellam Cox-James Williams Rescue Assistant-Jason O'Brien

Sat 24 September 2022

11:00 am – 5:00 pm
ILCA/Laser Open & Autumn Saturday OD-Mike Baldwin Assistant ODs-Martin Spencer; Abbeh Southwell Coxs-Julia West; Stephen Knowles; Rescue Assistants-Abbas Ismail; Dan McLean

Sun 25 September 2022

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Autumn Sunday OD-Stuart Van den Hoek Assistant OD-Kate Lamb Cox-Ninian Bailey Rescue Assistant-Marcus Lamb

Sat 1 October 2022

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Autumn Saturday OD-Paul Bedford Assistant OD-Darryl Bedford Cox- Colin Hague; Rescue Assistant- Martin Fergie;

Sun 2 October 2022

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Autumn Sunday OD- Dave Kelsall Assistant OD-Tina Morris Cox-Hereward Hill Rescue Assistant-Mark Morris

Sat 8 October 2022

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Europe & Solution Inlands & Autumn Saturday OD-Mike Baldwin Assistant ODs-Michael Chadwick; John Flatley Coxs-Stephen Dawson; Richard Woodward Rescue Assistants-Robert Hunt; Rebecca Woodward

Sun 9 October 2022

10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Europe & Solution Inlands OD-Cathy Lunn Assistant ODs-Louise Mckeand; Mark Lunn Coxs-John Bridgeman; Vince Hussey Rescue Assistants-Nigel Hall; Sean Ratcliffe
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Autumn Sunday OD-Alex Alcock Assistant OD-Jayne Johnson Cox-John Andrews Rescue Assistant-Steve Johnson

Sat 15 October 2022

All Day
NWJYT FLASH CLOSURE OD-Julian Mecklenburgh; Will Welfare Assistant ODs-Elisabetta Mariani; Sarah Wood Coxs-Carrie Bridgeman; Jarrod White Rescue Assistants-Stuart Kernighan; Gemma Saunders

Sun 16 October 2022

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Autumn Sunday OD-Owen Griffith Assistant OD-Robert Hunt Cox-Martyn Catlow Rescue Assistant-Clare McTurk

Sat 22 October 2022

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Autumn Saturday OD-David Southwell Assistant OD-Abbeh Southwell Cox-Christopher Williams Rescue Assistant-Elizabeth Watton

Sun 23 October 2022

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Autumn Sunday OD-Nick Turpin Assistant OD-Adrienne Yarwood Cox- Courtney Yarwood Rescue Assistant-David Hawdale

Sat 29 October 2022

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Autumn Saturday OD-Bernard Wroe Assistant OD-Linda Wroe Cox-Colin Hague Rescue Assistant-Steve Wroe

Sun 30 October 2022

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Autumn Trophy Day OD-Malcolm Waddington Assistant ODs-John Flatley; Elaine McLean Cox-Kate Brooks Rescue Assistant-Dan McLean

Sun 6 November 2022

12:40 pm – 5:00 pm
Guy Fawkes Pursuit OD-Howard Green Assistant ODs-Catherine Catchpole; Amy Green; Kerrie Perry Coxs-John Bridgeman; Mark Hardy; Michael Latham Rescue Assistants-Ian Mercer; Richard Moss; Christopher Perry

Sun 13 November 2022

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Revett OD-Richard Catchpole; Glyn Purnell Assistant OD-Lindsay Welfare Coxs-Gary Coop; Nik James Rescue Assistants-Alistair Norris; Helen Norris

Sun 20 November 2022

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Revett OD-Stuart Halman Assistant ODs-Steven Blackburn; Anna Walsh Coxs-Mike Barnes; Stephen Dawson Rescue Assistants-Andy Carter; Calum Anderson

Sat 26 November 2022

All Day
Topper Open FLASH CLOSURE OD-Mike Banner; Richard Catchpole Assistant OD-Timothy Yeates Coxs-Ninian Bailey; Andrew Roberts; Dan Wood Rescue Assistant-Carren Bell

Sun 27 November 2022

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Revett OD-Alan Catto; Neil Skellam Assistant OD-Nick Turpin Coxs-John Andrews; Ian Ritchie Rescue Assistants-Chris Bows; Anthony Yates

Sun 4 December 2022

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Revett OD-Mark Dingsdale Assistant ODs-Martin Spencer; Vanessa Evans Coxs-Adam Catlow; Martyn Catlow Rescue Assistants-Martin Fergie; Daniel Sutton;

Fri 9 December 2022 – Sun 11 December 2022

Caravan Club

Sun 11 December 2022

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Revett OD-Caroline Exley; Owen Griffith Assistant OD-Chas Coghill Coxs-Vince Hussey; Mike Yarwood Rescue Assistants-Charlie Exley; Sean Ratcliffe

Sat 17 December 2022

All Day
Prize Giving/Christmas Party

Sun 18 December 2022

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Revett OD-Mark Cuthbert; David EXLEY; Martin Tubb Coxs-Stuart Belfield; Malcolm Waddington Rescue Assistants- vacant; vacant

Sun 1 January 2023

12:40 pm – 5:00 pm
New Year's Day Pursuit OD-Gareth Williams Assistant ODs-Tania Busby; Jennifer Williams; vacant Coxs-Bill Busby; Gary Coop; vacant Rescue Assistants- vacant; vacant; vacant

Sun 8 January 2023

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tipsy Icicle OD-Mike Baldwin; Glyn Purnell Assistant ODs-Chris Bows; Tom Julian Coxs-John Bridgeman; Ty Burrows; Mark Hardy Rescue Assistants-Robert Tomlins; vacant; vacant

Sun 15 January 2023

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tipsy Icicle OD-David EXLEY; Paul Heath; Dave Kelsall Assistant OD-Christopher Perry Coxs-John Andrews; Carrie Bridgeman; vacant Rescue Assistants-Catherine Hardy; Dan McLean; vacant

Sun 22 January 2023

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tipsy Icicle OD-Stuart Halman Assistant ODs-Nik James; Craig Waddell; Anna Walsh Coxs-Mike Barnes; Joe Hartigan; vacant Rescue Assistants-Abbas Ismail; vacant; vacant

Sun 29 January 2023

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tipsy Icicle OD-Mike Banner; Alan Catto Assistant OD-Steven Blackburn Coxs-Alex Alcock;Michael Latham; vacant Rescue Assistants-Andy Carter; Gavin Saunders; vacant

Sun 5 February 2023

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tipsy Icicle OD-Mark Dingsdale; Natasha De la Fuente Assistant ODs-Vanessa Evans; Louise Mckeand Coxs-Ian Ritchie; Andrew Roberts; vacant Rescue Assistants-Julian Parkin; vacant; vacant

Sun 12 February 2023

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tipsy Icicle OD-Howard Green; Martin Tubb Assistant OD-Gareth Kelly Coxs-Alastair Baker; Mike Barnes; vacant Rescue Assistants-Chas Coghill; vacant; vacant

Sun 19 February 2023

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tipsy Icicle OD-Owen Griffith Assistant ODs-Stuart Belfield; Kim Cant; Lisa Mullineux Coxs-Gary Coop; Nick Radesk; vacant Rescue Assistants-Ken Lawrenson; Calum Anderson; vacant

Sun 26 February 2023

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tipsy Icicle OD-Caroline Exley Assistant ODs-Alison Gray; Ian Ritchie Coxs-Ty Burrows; Mike Barnes; vacant Rescue Assistants-Charlie Exley; David Gray; vacant

Sun 5 March 2023

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tipsy Icicle OD-Cathy Lunn; Julian Mecklenburgh; Will Welfare Assistant OD-Craig Waddell Coxs-John Bridgeman; Bill Busby; Mark Hardy Rescue Assistants-Alistair Norris; Helen Norris; Robert Tomlins

Sun 12 March 2023

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tipsy Icicle OD-Mike Baldwin; Mark Cuthbert Assistant OD-John Flatley Coxs-Stephen Dawson; Vince Hussey; Philip Wishart Rescue Assistants-Chris Kirkpatrick; Sean Ratcliffe; Christopher Fox