top of page

Meet some of our members

Sutton Sailing Club

Our sailing club is what the members make it, and at Sutton Sailing Club we have a real emphasis on creating a friendly, warm, inviting atmosphere.  Everyone is keen to help each other, whether it be as instructors or  lending a helping hand with rigging a boat. Whatever your level of skill or confidence, we are always keen to lend a hand and gain new members to our club.  We have many social sailing days throughout the year, so members and their families are always very welcome.

91bd93ce-ee7b-415d-81ea-c6a9b9707056_edited.png
The Instructors 

 

Although we may occasionally call in instructors with specialist skills or to refresh our own ideas, most of the training at the club is undertaken by club members who have gained their RYA instructor certificates. RYA Dinghy Instructors have to demonstrate their sailing competance during a 2 day pre-assessment and complete a 4 day assessment course looking at their capabilities to teach the course elements. They must also hold an up to date first aid certificate, and be CRB checked. Senior Instructors have passed a further assessment on their ability to properly organise and execute a programme of training within RYA guidelines. 

allan4ca16_c81aeb6c496b4e5dbfb8624e8e4cdf62_edited.jpg
simon74ca16_848e01f679504121af72d0b1214bac09~mv2.jpeg
Allan Coleman

COMMODORE

Club House Manager

Chief Power Boat Instructor

Simon Belcher

Vice Commodore

Social Sailing Co-ordinator

Main Committee member

craig4ca16_a9f3dc8b7d3c4fb7ac23ec3cb9b9a0c4_edited.jpg
Craig Carty

Social Secretary

rob74ca16_6fac6e5b24024e7b937027fc6505c528_edited.jpg
Rob Allen

RYA Club Principal

Chief Dinghy Instructor

Main Committee Member

Training Sub-committee Member

Keith Cureton

Main Committee

Dinghy Instructor

Eddie Powell

Main Committee

keith4ca16_1ced1f69f3c84e32a18f14f4bb2c2670_edited_edited.jpg
eddie74ca16_c36a4e0c0625444b8ceda4143348fb4f_edited.jpg
IMG_1481_edited.png
john74ca16_44dae62c980e41a592792e60554db951_edited.jpg
Nicola Revell

Dinghy Instructor

Training Sub-Committee

John Wilber

Main Committee

The committee is elected annually at the AGM to serve for 1 year.
bottom of page