Tankerton Bay Sailing Club - Kent

TBSC committee

These are the current members of the TBSC committee and the duties they hold.
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Ian Mills

  • Executive responsibility for strategic direction of the club.
  • Overall responsibility for ensuring the club is run on behalf of and for the benefit of its current and future members.
  • Works with the General Committee, the members and external organisations to create and maintain a thriving, forward thinking club with a level of participative membership that ensures the clubs long-term future.
  • Sets the annual ‘agenda’ for the Committee having regard to the views of members.
  • Creates a framework in which the Committee can prioritise and as far as practicable achieve its principal goals.
  • Oversees the production of the annual sailing, training and social calendars 
  • Responsible for managing the club communications plan, its website and the closed and open facebook pages


Vice Commodore

James Hills

  • Deputise for the Commodore in their absence.
  • Member of Sailing Committee as representative of Club Flag Officers.
  • Responsible for managing the Alex Holliday fund
  • Manages club house bookings for memebrs


Honorary Secretary

Pam Hamblin

  • Main point of contact for Club correspondence from outside agencies and Club Trustees.
  • Custodian of all (non financial) Club documents.
  • Contributes to and circulates agenda and sends out notices for all General Committee Meetings, EGMs and the AGM.
  • Takes minutes of Committee meetings, EGMs and the AGM and distributes as required.
  • Ensures that any disciplinary processes are conducted within the Club’s rules.
  • Commissions updates to the Club Constitution and procedures for Committee approval.
Honorary Treasurer

Margaret Greenway 

  • Responsible for Club finances, settlement of accounts and for keeping the Committee informed of the Club’s finances.
  • Produces the audited annual accounts at the AGM.
  • Management of DutyMan


Rear Commodore

Tom Gardener

  • Responsible for management of boat parking, including allocation of spaces, and maintenance of the launching ramp and areas used for parking members’ and club boats.
  • Responsible for managing house improvement works
  • Responsible for house security  
Sailing Secretary and Dinghy Rep

Ross Power

  • Managing the Sailing Calendar, Duty Man and Race results 
  • Registration of club for special events such as Open events, Open Days and Barts Bash 
  • Member of the committee representing the Monohull class
  • Chairs the sailing committee 
  • Leads the 8 -16 year old Cadet Club  
House Manager and Social Secretary

Jane Mills

  • Managing the bar and galley, purchasing and maintaining bar and galley stocks, and accounting to the Honorary Treasurer for expenditure.
  • Collection and delivery of bar takings and other monies to Honorary Treasurer for banking.
  • Organising the annual Prize-giving and Laying Up Supper
  • Organsing the clubs social calendar and supporting club social events
  • Overall management of club merchandise
Assistant Social Secretary

Charlie Grundon

  • Assist in organising and overseeing the annual Prize-giving and Laying-up Supper.
  • Assist in organising planned and ad-hoc social events such as live music, Fun Days, social evenings, and quiz nights with the purpose of providing social stimulus, an inclusive atmosphere, and generating income for the club.
  • Assist the Committee by supporting club events such as ‘Push the Boat Out’, ‘Bart’s Bash’, and club Taster Days.
Catamaran rep

Rob Macdonald

  • Member of the Sailing Committee representing the club multi-hull classes.
  • Along with the Commodore and Monohull rep, is a member of the sailing committee and manages the racing results
Cadet Rep

Hannah Richards

  • Oversees youth and cadet development 
  • Supports all sailing, training and social activities that promote youth and cadet involvement 
Assistant Sailing Secretary

Nick Runeckles

  • Deputises for the sailing secretary
  • Supports the creation and management of the sailing calendar
  • Supports the management of Duty Man and Race results
  • Supports special race days including open events, open days and barts bash for example
Membership Secretary

Russell Lane

  • Manage membership database
  • Manage annual renewal and new memberships
  • Arrange meeting new potential members 
  • Manage boat stickers and door keys for members 


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