The OSC Committee
Oxford Sailing Club is a members club, which means all aspects of the club are run or managed by volunteer members for the enjoyment of other club members.
Please contact a member of the Oxford Sailing Club committee if you would like to add your support in any way, experience is not an essential requirement.
OSC Committee Members
The Commodore leads the Oxford Sailing Club and chairs the OSC Committee.
The Vice Commodore chairs the OSC sailing sub-committee and is deputy for the Commodore.
Rear Commodore and House Manager
The Rear Commodore is responsible for all aspects of the club off the water.
The House Manager oversees the maintenance and order of the OSC buildings and facilities.
The sailing secretary takes minutes of the OSC committee meetings and the sailing sub-committee meetings.
Steve maintains the events list for all events at the sailing club, including all racing and open events; Steve also maintains the members duty allocation on Dutyman.
This role is key to the sustainable running of Oxford Sailing Club, balancing income from membership and events against the cost of maintaining a well run club with planned development.
The Bosun's key responsibilities are to ensure club dinghies, windsurf equipment and power boats are maintained and available as needed for club and open events.
This role is supported by other volunteers, especially with regard to the maintenance and replacement of windsurf equipment (Russ Canning & Kerry Hastings) and the power boats (Colin West).
The Windsurf Secretary represents the interests of all windsurf members on the OSC committee. This includes organising all club windsurf events.
The Oxford Zoomers co-ordinator also supports this role.
The Harbour Master manages the allocation of berths in the boat park and oversees the use of allocated spaces.
(Pro-tem handled by Julian Pearson and Sail Training Principal (co-ordinates the activities of the Oxford Pirates youth sailing group)
Russell Howarth (RAF)
There are several group and organisations that are affiliated to the Oxford Sailing Club, and Russ represents their interests.
General Committee Members
General Committee Members support all aspects of running the sailing club.
Adrian Howe (Adrian Howe is also the Welfare Officer and the Sail Training Principal)
Colin West (Powerboat Bosun)
Zoomers (T15) Co-ordinator
Plans and co-ordinates the activities of the Oxford Zoomers (T15) Club.
Maintains records of club dinghy racing events and publishes these on the OSC website.
Last updated 18:19 on 31 October 2022