29er Class Contacts

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Chris Evans

Chairman
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  • Provide leadership for the class and review across all areas, driving development in a positive and inclusive manner
  • Ensure open, transparent, and effective governance
  • Work with the RYA to ensure effective collaboration and utilization of resources to the benefit of the class and its members
  • Liaise with stakeholders, supporters, and sponsors

 

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Lisa Black

Class Administrator
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  • Administer bookings for racing and training events
  • Maintain Membership records
  • Minute meetings and distribute to committee
  • Call meetings, prepare agendas in consultation with chair
  • Monitor compliance with class constitution
  • Provide administrative support to committee members
  • Keep a register of all Class Association trophies and their purpose, and ensure they are maintained in good order
  • Maintain a record of the location of all Class Association Trophies, and ensure they are returned in a timely manner for presentation
  • Order and ensure delivery of ‘keeper’ trophies for all class events

 

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Katie Peters

Welfare Officer
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  • Ensure our class Welfare Policy remains consistent with current best practice and that it is embedded as practical processes in class activities
  • Identify and review appropriate sources to include as links from our website
  • Be the primary contact for sailors, parents, guardians, and supporters on class welfare matters
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Mark James

Sailing Secretary
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  • Plan the sailing year, agree the calendar of events and get them published
  • Liaise with venues and send sailing instructions and notices of race for events
  • Ensure the safety requirements of host clubs are adhered to
  • Ensure regatta fees, income, and costs to ensure all bills paid on time
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Will Willett

Training Officer
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  • Work with the RYA regarding RYA training matters
  • Plan and organize class training for all levels of 29er sailing, who wish to remain within the class
  • Ensure the safety requirements needed for 29er training are explicit to coaches and are adhered to
  • Work with class Treasurer regarding training fees, income, and costs to ensure all bills paid on time
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Matt Stein

Safety Officer
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  • Ensure our class Safety Policy remains consistent with current best practice
  • Ensure the safety requirements needed for 29er racing are explicit to host clubs and are adhered to
  • Ensure the safety requirements needed for 29er training are explicit to coaches and are adhered to
  • Coordinate provision of RIBs to meet safety requirements
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Simon Mueller

Treasurer
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  • Complete annual accounts that detail the finances
  • Agree budgets for all areas of operation
  • Provide quarterly updates on actual and forecast revenue and expenditure
  • Ensure all expenses are authorized prior to payment in accordance with class policies
  • Highlight any exceptions at the earliest opportunity
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Nia McCallum

Marketing Officer
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  • Promote the 29er Class Association
  • Publish reports for all Association events
  • Liaise with class sponsors to ensure they get good value from their sponsorship
  • Identify potential sponsors and negotiate sponsorship agreements/renewals
  • Maintain class Photography and Publicity Policies
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David Ibbotson

Major Events Co-ordinator
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  • Lead the Association’s planning for the major events of the 29er sailing year (National Championships, World Championships, class-supported European and International events)
  • Coordinate the management, organization, and delivery of major events
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Sally Bristow

Transition Officer
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  • Liaise with junior fleets to promote 29er sailing as a transition option to sailors who are considering moving on
  • Be a primary contact point to help sailors and supporters new to the fleet to understand our training and racing events, and how the class works in general
  • Help new sailors find sailing partners
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Bear Sturrock

Scottish Fleet Representative
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  • Liaise with Scottish sailors and stakeholders and encourage their input to Class Management
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Carol Llewellyn-Jones

Welsh Fleet Representative
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  • Liaise with Welsh sailors and stakeholders and encourage their input to Class Management
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Niall Myant-Best

Class Head Coach
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  • Liaise with Training Officer to provide a training programme for all 29er Class sailors
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Ian Jameson

Class Measurer
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Ian Bullock

Class Race PRO
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Clive Grummett

Webmaster
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  • Maintain the class website and IT infrastructure
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Chris Turner

Builders' Representative (Ovington Boats)
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  • Boats, Spares, Development

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