Shore side staff/Safety Boat Crew

Volunteers will be able to provide assistance from reception to the pontoon if required 

Welcome the sailor and career onto the pontoon and introduce them to the dinghy skipper 

Ensure that the Buoyancy Aid is fitted correctly 

Assist the sailor to access the dinghy. If this requires the use of a hoist this will require 2 Shore Crew to complete.

Maintain radio contact with Reception.

Record times that the dinghies are sailing.

At the start of the day check, rig and launch the dinghies and have them ready on the pontoon to receive sailors.

At the end of the session store the dinghies in the yard.

Volunteers will receive training for all of the above tasks.


Organising, Outdoor work.


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    Over 16 years old
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    None paid
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
    Part of membership fee
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 30/03/2020

End Date: 30/03/2021

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes No No Yes No No No
Afternoon Yes No No Yes No No No
Evening No No No No No No No


Aquativity Centre
Testwood Lakes, Brunel Road
SO40 3XP

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