New faces to make Valuable additions!
The club has added two new full time staff in the Sailing and Marina Departments, who bring great experience and knowledge to their new roles.
Nick Olson has taken the newly created position of Dockmaster, with his main role to maintain upkeep on the marina and assist with the maintenance of of club assets. Nick has previously worked at Robstan during his boat building apprenticeship and has for the last few years run his own successful shipwright business. Nick will add some great expertise to the team and will also be around on the hardstand on Saturdays to help with any RHiB/Yacht launching so if you see him say hello.
Also joining the sailing and marina team is Francesco Battaglini as the Sports Development Officer. Francesco is Italian born, with experience running a sailing school in Venice. Francesco will be responsible for the clubs Discover Sailing Program, assisting the junior and youth programs on Sunday mornings and overall promotion of club training and programs. Francesco can be found in the clubs new sailing office, along with the rest of the sailing and marina staff, down in the Northern sheds, between Windcraft and Robstan.
A big welcome to Nick and Francesco and if you see them, stop and say hello.