Hunts SC is a volunteer-run club and we ask all members to contribute by doing a number of duties every year. As well as helping run club activities, this is a great way to get involved in the club and get to know other club members.

We use a system called DutyMan to manage the duty rota and send email reminders. Signing up online is the best way to get your preferred duties/dates. Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any difficulties.

Log in to DutyMan here

To choose your duties, please log in to DutyMan, click on the ‘Volunteer’ tab on the right then find your duty and use the blue arrows to select.

If you’ve forgotten your login details, you can click for a reminder email to be sent. NB your DutyMan login is separate to your Hunts SC website login!

During the work parties in February, you will also be able to sign up at the clubhouse. In April we will allocate duties to any members who haven’t yet signed up.

Here is a summary of each duty - please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions.

Race Officer

This duty calls for an experienced club racer who can set a course, run the start and finish sequence with flag and sound signals, calculate results and has some knowledge of the racing rules.

Sundays: 10am - 5pm/dusk to allow for opening up/changing/launching/course laying prior to 11.30 am 1st race.

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Assistant Race Officer

You will help the Race Officer with starting and finishing races, recording lap times and calculating results. A great way to learn how to be a Race Officer.

Sundays: 10am - 5pm/dusk to allow for opening up/changing/launching/course laying prior to 11.30 am 1st race.

Safety Boat Driver

This duty involves providing safety cover for racing (Sundays) or general sailing (Saturdays). Minimum qualifications for this duty are RYA Powerboat Level 2 or the Club Safety Boat course, and we encourage all members to do further training such as RYA Safety Boat. Keep an eye on the training pages to see what courses are  running. The safety boat driver will launch, recover and operate the powerboat safely, perform all safety and equipment checks, and know how to safely recover persons from the water.

Saturdays: 12 noon - 4pm to allow for open up/change/boat launch etc. before sailing officially starts at 1pm.
Sunday: 10am - 5pm/dusk to allow for opening up/changing/launching/course laying prior to 11.30 am 1st race.

Safety Boat Assistant

You must be dressed to enter the water if need be and should be fit and capable of helping possibly injured persons from the water into the safety boat. You will work with the Safety Boat driver to recover or right capsized dinghies or assist sailors in difficulty. You do not need to be able to drive the safety boat although it is a good chance to see what's involved.

Saturdays: 12 noon - 4pm to allow for open up/change/boat launch etc. before sailing officially starts at 1pm.
Sunday: 10am - 5pm/dusk to allow for opening up/changing/launching/course laying prior to 11.30 am 1st race.

Galley

You will prepare filled rolls for lunches, and in the winter also bake jacket potatoes. You will also serve drinks, sweets, cakes and snacks. The duty includes loading and emptying the dishwasher, cleaning the kitchen at the end of the day and wiping down the tables. Two people are rostered and instructions are in the galley.

Sundays: 10am - 5pm/dusk to allow for opening up and preparing food for lunch (about 12.30) and tea (about 2.30).