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Shed Club

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A group meets most Fridays to tackle projects and maintenance around the club. If you would like to find out more or join us contact Tony and you can join the mailing list.

We start at around 10, refreshments and lunch are part of the day.


Activities are varied and can include

  • Building sheds
  • Boat maintenance
  • Building maintenance
  • Grounds maintenance
  • .......
  • Eating Lunch
  • Drinking tea and coffee

The current jobs list is:

  • Cut grass where boats have been moved
  • Review area where the aluminium track has been lifted
  • Water beach area turf and seeded area
  • Install barrier posts
  • Assemble club wayfarer
  • Move Topper trailer to the foreshore
  • Review kestrel with damaged thwart
  • Sort kestrel leaking centreboard bolt
  • Replace the fob reader on Tug store
  • Continue finishing touches to works:
  • Continue barriers around the new boat park
  • signs etc
  • ..............
  • Finish improvements to the path to Eco Toilets, chips and boundary
  • Grass cutting on camping area and elsewhere if time
  • Sort main sheet block on RS Tera, spring is in race hut
  • Repair lamps in Drott shed
  • Sort storage for slalom buoys
  • Tidy Workshop
  • Tidy office
  • Replace racing mark #7 buoy, new mud weight and line and replace (buoy near drott shed)
  • Reposition racing mark #8
  • Paint Numbers on racing Buoys
  • Paint Clubhouse door and Office door
  • Lift and reposition mooring buoy #3
  • Reposition furthest mooring buoy
  • Continue to Refurbish main land trainer (Bosun)
  • Tidy around Hazel planting
  • Test emergency lights
  • Repair the bilge pump electrics on safety 1
  • Cut and split wood in lower woodshed and bag for sale
    Work on path/track at the western end of the lake
  • Install tug access beeper
  • Review rope and chain for buoy moorings
  • Sort toe strap on pico dinghy
  • Sort covers on Pico dinghies
  • Sort Pico and Laser trolleys
  • Finish desk in race-hut and construct shelves/cupboards
  • Can we improve signs for ECO toilets?
  • Check boat fault logs
  • Build firewood trolley/storage for clubroom
  • Continue upgrade to changing room lights
  • Upgrade firmware in firewall
  • Eco toilet entrance doors
  • Sort through spare cameras
  • Finish work in the bar for cooler - box in extractor - construct box fit and finish
  • Change oil on digger track gearboxes
  • Update galley price list
  • Complete food allergens folder

Recent jobs completed:

  • Tidy up area adjacent to containers (bag ballast, sort trailers, move the large boat, cut grass)
  • Reinstate Bosun trainer.
  • Move remaining club boats from the campsite
  • Water beach area turf. (investigate pump problem)
  • Check the door and latch operation on Tug store.
  • Check boats for Junior sailing including toppers (one has a missing bolt on a bailer)
  • Tidy up around canoe rack
  • Assemble Kestrel back from repair
  • work on scout area
  • Prep club wayfarer to go for repair
  • Create barriers around the new boat park
  • Check tension on excavator tracks
  • Finishing touches to works
  • HS2 snagging meeting
  • Service visit for Tug repair (10:30)
  • Check/clean Eco toilets
  • Put away Walker Bay rib in roof
  • Test pump, hoses and sprinklers for turf watering.
  • Swap trailers under Rigiflex 360 boats
  • HS2 meeting
  • Check Pico dinghies for adult training
  • Move some boats
  • Works around new berths and car park
  • Sort area for boat storage near containers
  • HS2 meeting
  • Review and update moorings on the new pontoon.
  • Review and plan signage around the new pontoon
  • Move excavator to the eastern end of the lake in preparation for post-mitigation works actions
  • Tip and level pea shingle by main slip.
  • Check boats (terra and topper before 26th June)
  • HS2 meeting
  • Empty "buckets"
  • Tidy Pico cabin
  • Tidy Drott shed
  • Check TC stocks
  • Clean showerheads (descale) and flush shower feeds
  • HS2 meeting
  • Check defib pads and order replacements
  • Check First aid kit dates of materials and order as required
  • Get Digger hose fixed
  • Trim willows on beech
  • Clear weeds on main steps from the clubhouse
  • Replace extractor fan in men's changing room
  • Update instructions for Safety 1 cover removal and installation
    HS2 meeting
  • Read the meter and submit it to BGL
  • Improve weight on orange buoy marking closed area
  • General grass cutting and strimming
  • Repair pipe to the outside tap
  • Collect from Padbury Meats
  • HS2 meeting
  • Scrap metal skip collection
  • Inflate tyres on the tractor-trailer
  • Prep for Weekend, Signs, Bar container, clean BBQ
  • Tighten bolts on flail TPL frame
  • Replace tyre inflator on compressor
  • Launch RIB, run the engine and check oil levels
  • Get mud weights to the water's edge
  • Drainage pipes could be used on the path that floods by the new pond
  • Place mud weights for the new pontoon
  • Check centreboard lines on Kestrels
  • HS2 meeting
  • Service flail - replace belts, grease, clean as required, fit new PTO shaft.
  • Move club craft back to main slip (Kestrels, Wayfarer, RS Visions)
  • Oil and filter change on 40HP (Barrus)
  • Descale urn
  • General grass cutting
  • Continue reassemble Kestrels returned from the refurbishment of hulls
  • Tape shrouds on club craft as needed.
  • HS2 meeting
  • Check the status of the windsurfer in compound
  • Shutter and cast shore anchor points for the new pontoon
  • Review new pond outflow
  • Review position of Fishing pontoon
  • Cut grass on the camping area
  • Improve path to the east of the new pond
    Last ridge piece on lean-to shed roof and finessing details
  • Read the electric meter and submit the reading to BGlite
  • Refine mounting of cover on safety 1 and produce draft instructions.
  • Move mud weights for the new pontoon
  • Position mud weights for the new pontoon
  • Move old long jetty and position for fishing boats
    Level the path from new pond to Eastern spoil heap top
  • Replace roof on lean-to store
  • Safety 1 and committee boat to jetty ready for new cover fitting at 2 o'clock
  • Move Bosun land trainer
  • Engine onto safety 1 and ready for launch
  • Move material from middle pond to path side
  • Review/repair plant trailer bed
  • Scrap metal to skip
  • Tidy Dorry
  • Sort road base for moving Kestrel to repairers
  • Prep mud weights for the new pontoon
  • Review work needed under main pontoon ramp.
  • Read the electric meter and submit the reading to BGlite
  • Finish work on the new pond
  • Dig out some (1/3) of the reeds etc. from the small pond and replant in the new pond
  • Build second "compost box"
  • Roll grass on the extended camping area
  • Continue to tidy up committee boat
  • Check electrics on the committee boat
  • Review cover on Committee Boat - Sparks to measure up on 9th
  • Continue work on new pond subject to water level
  • Move "work pontoon" from the beach area
  • Relocate fishing pontoon to protect cofferdam sort moorings first
  • Investigate bank at the western end of the beach
  • General grass cutting
  • Prepare damaged kestrel for travel to repairers
  • Re-bag firewood for sale to members (in the woodshed)
  • Committee boat, remove outboard for winter storage
  • Split rings of the fallen tree for firewood
  • Get Committee boat out.
  • Check boundary near playing fields and add fence panels as required.
  • Replace first aid box
  • Check pontoons
  • Check main lights in clubroom/replace the switch
  • Movement of Dragon boats
  • Check water depths for new slip works
  • Photograph cover on the committee boat and send to sparks marine trimmers for replacement pricing
  • Preparation for centre inspection
  • Discussions/planning around HS2 works
  • Continue to trim bushes in front of the race hut
  • Install battery in access control for Tug
  • Sort main printer in the office, it keeps stopping
  • Meetings with HS2 - ecology
  • Meeting with Land Agent
  • Deal with brash and rubbish pile
  • Define pond remodelling.
  • Pick apples
  • Move more wood for club fire
  • Sort stored timber
  • Clean RS Tera dinghies and cut grass around them
  • General grass cutting
  • Trim more of the bushes below the clubhouse
  • Check OB serial numbers
  • Sharpen loppers
  • Cut grass etc at the gate to Charnon Road
  • Hose replacement on excavator -engineer booked
  • Remount no swimming sign near "mirror jetty".
  • Investigate #7 buoy, reported as having moved
  • Empty some eco-toilet buckets
  • Move some topsoil to finish off round race hut
  • .


Older tasks have been moved to the page: Historical Tasks

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