The 42nd Annual General Meeting of South Woodham Ferrers Yacht Club was held on Tuesday 18th October and was very well attended.

After an overview of the year presented by Steve Williams, Neil Grimes, Steve Rosie and Tom Wood and Will Brookes, the new committee for 2016/17 was voted in.

Your new committee is as follows:-

Commodore Neil Grimes
Vice Commodore Louise Wood
Hon. Treasurer Erskine Peters
Hon. Secretary Louise Wood
Hon. Membership Secretary Steve Rosie
Safety Officer Steve Wood
Cruiser Captain Vacant
Dinghy Captain Ray Hockley
Rowing Captain Steve Rosie
Vice Rowing Captain Craig Hulley
Kayak Captain Steve Williams
Safeguarding Officer Sandy Munson
Webmaster Grant Hulley
Marketing and PR Jackie Rosie
Bosun Matt Morton
Committee Angela Hockley
Committee Martin Orchard


After the formalities, the prize giving and awards:-


Erskine Peters received the Sue MacEwen award for the funniest moment (ask about his kayaking skills).

Erskine also won the Bernie Veale Award for photography



Jack Wright – Rising Star Award 2016



Tom Wood – Young Achiever 2016



Steve Williams is presented with a Tankard and Ale from Tom and Will, for all his work as Commodore.



Tom and Will hand over their captaincy and vice captaincy to Cameron Rosie and Harry Risk


capt-curran-awardLouise is presented with the Capt. Curran Award