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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:

  • Move working pontoon
  • Check campsite for Waddesdon School
  • Find and label charger for power pack
  • Review communications to access control on Tug store
  • Rope of waterside of the area by dan buoys
  • Review waterside area with a view to replacement
  • Put catches on cooker door
  • Check stock of sausages and order if required
  • Boat moves
  • Plan/prepare base for oil tank
  • Continue toe strap floor fixing on kestrel and leak in the same boat
  • Grass cutting
  • Review/fix danbuoy moorings (one weight is too heavy)
  • Stop the leak in the Bar Container roof
  • 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
  • Lift and reposition mooring buoy #3
  • Reposition furthest mooring buoy
  • Continue to Refurbish main land trainer (Bosun)
  • Test emergency lights
  • Repair the bilge pump electrics on safety 1
  • Tidy lower woodshed
  • 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
  • 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/check the oil on digger track gearboxes
  • Update galley price list
  • Complete food allergens folder

Recent jobs completed:

  • Continue paint Clubhouse door and Office door
  • Lift redundant mud weight for the new pontoon
  • Mark out new container positions
  • Continue to tidy rubbish heaps at the back of new boat park area
  • Sort kestrel leaking centreboard bolt
  • Tidy around Hazel planting
  • Sort covers on Pico dinghies
  • Continue paint Clubhouse door and Office door
  • HS2 boundary meeting
  • 15HP outboard to Barrus
  • Improve fire door closing
  • Measure volume of clubroom and training room
  • Read the electric meter and submit
  • Check stock of pies etc.
  • Cut back hedge behind clubhouse and wood store
  • Set up movement detector on training room OS lights
  • Review ditch adjacent to School Hill.
  • Replace lead on mains compressor, chewed by mice!
  • Review repositioning of containers for HS2 boundary
  • Tidy rubbish heaps at the back of new boat park area
  • Continue barriers around the new boat park
  • Replace emergency egress lights and floodlights on the corner of the training hut.
  • Trim back bushes on each side of the main steps, as they are over the handrail.
  • Prepare boats for training.
  • Check outside floodlights, clean sensors etc.
  • Move some seasoned wood up to the back of the clubhouse for cutting/splitting
  • Check tape on all shroud plates
  • Create access route to compost bins
  • Finish improvements to the path to Eco Toilets, chips and boundary
  • Paint Clubhouse door and Office door
  • Grass cutting on camping area and elsewhere if time
  • Sort main sheet block on RS Tera, spring is in race hut
  • Review area where the aluminium track has been lifted
  • Prepare the area for stow rowers storage
  • Replace the fob reader on Tug store
  • Move logs
  • Cut down bush
  • Prepare the surface for membrane and stone
  • Review kestrel with damaged thwart
  • Sort toe strap on pico dinghy
  • Sort Pico and Laser trolleys
  • Continue to prepare the area for trailer storage
  • Prepare the surface for membrane and stone
    Lay membrane
  • Lay stone
  • Read the electric meter
  • Key fob
  • Prepare area for trailer storage
    • Move trailers already in the area
    • Clear other items
  • Install metal post on edge of dragon boat park area
  • Move toppers to shore for Grebelets
  • Install barrier posts
  • Assemble club wayfarer
  • Cut grass where boats have been moved
  • Move Topper trailer to the foreshore
  • Repair toe straps in RS Feva
    Try to keep dry (failed)
  • 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 the 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

Older tasks have been moved to the page: Historical Tasks

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