Flushing Sailing Club

Progress in the last 12 months (to April 2020)

Volunteer input equivalent to 70,000 ongoing
Charitable Incorporated Organisation status achieved
New Constitution & Club Rules approved
Ring-fenced project bank account achieved
HMRC Gift-Aid eligibility achieved
Decision to adopt a Project Management Approach approved
Support of the Royal Yachting Association achieved
Sport England preliminary grant offer of 75,000 achieved
Discussions with other major funding sources ongoing
Developing a floating pontoon project commenced
Lease Extension active discussions

Progress on the Building

Fundraising Efforts

Currently a very fast moving picture. There are four main directions:

Next Steps

Covid-19

We are now progressing (electronically) on the following:

Ambition

Who is Doing What

Finance & Development Group (meeting fortnightly) Project Overview, Development & Business Plan, consents, funding, grants & finance

Dave Owens (Chair), David Mitchell, Sue Clark, Barry Kelly, Gaye Slater, Peter Harvey, John Hick, Guy English.

Members Fundraising Group

Gaye Slater, Dave Day, Mike Rangecroft.

Building Group All elements of the design, costing and building process

Dave Owens, Chris Bell, David Mitchell, Peter Harvey.

Pontoon Group Developing the floating pontoon project

Dave Owens, Steve Walker, John Maunder.

The Floating Pontoon Idea

This project is at a very preliminary stage.

The idea was initiated originally by the Trefusis Estate, but is now FSC led. The plan would be to remove our current slipway and replace it with a floating pontoon/access bridge design going out into the river to below the spring low water mark giving all tide access.

Among other benefits, this would enable disabled access to the water.

Such a development would require multiple consents. Potential grant assistance discussions are commencing. This project will only proceed if grant funded.

But the new Clubhouse is the number 1 priority project.

FSC burgee
aspiration

Q&A

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