KKC 2016 AGM (Thursday 24th March, 7pm Hayle)

When: 19:00, Thursday 24th March 2016
Were: The Royal Standard Inn in Hayle

Welcome and thanks for coming from Rory Jenkins, current KKC Chairman. Great to see ever increasing turn out.

Apologies from:
– Paul Frost, Daymer beach rep
– Pete Stephens
– Craig Smith (traffic reports meant turned around)
– Timo from Mobius is to off to a family Easter
– Robert Foster

Area Updates

Par & St Austell – Denzil Williams (current area rep) wasn’t present, but those who use the area all reported no problems.

Marazion & The Bluff area – The current reps (Lawrence Smith, Marke Graham & Alex Hapgood) and others present report that the Bluff pass is working well. The Harbour Master is pleased with how things are working. At Marazion, the weather feed on the top of Lodey Sails, is working well.

Perranporth – Matt Taylor reports that all going well.

Watergate – Craig Smith (current rep) sent apologies. Those present reported great times and no problems

Daymer & Hawker – Paul Frost had pre sent in that there are now signs up stating the ban in July and August. That he is going to call in and speak to the harbour authorities with regards to trying to get the ban lifted on the hawkers side providing people do not kite out into the channel. He’ll keep us posed.

Accounts Update

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Who jumped the highest

Using the Woo tracker devices we were able to get a winner for each of our main spots and a further £100 for the highest jump in the year.

  • Par & St Austell :: Paul Frost
  • Maza & The Bluff, :: Mark Hill (14.3m)
  • Perranporth :: Timo McOvens (11.4m)
  • Watergate :: Craig Smith (10.5m)
  • Daymer Bay :: Craig Smith (9.6m)

To the winners, email or Facebook Messenger send copy or photo of your receipt from one of our local shops (Down The Line, Lodey Sails & Westcountry Watersports) and Rory will BACS you the amount, up to the amount of your prize.

Who made the best 90 second Cornwall Kitesurfing Videos?

There were some great entries with the winning prizes going to:

1st Lee Pasty Harvey, £100
2nd Dom Moore
3rd Craig Smith ?

It was agreed that next year there would be 2 categories. With a first and and second prize in each of £100 and £50 respectively. One category for those videos only shot with GoPro cameras. The other category for videos shot by any means.

Through the year, put your videos, on our KKC Facebook page.

To the winners, email or Facebook Messenger send copy or photo of your receipt from one of our local shops (Down The Line, Lodey Sails & Westcountry Watersports) and Rory will BACS you the amount, up to the amount of your prize.

Watergate Legend of the Bay

This event is back for the third year on 23-24th April.

The format remains the same as last time one day kite, one day SUP.
Competitors can enter individual competitions or should they wish enter both. The Individuals with the highest combined scores will be crowned Legend of the Bay.

Divisions will be Open Men and Open Women. Individuals wishing to enter must be members of either BKSA or BSUPA to enter competition.

Any KKC member, by producing their BKSA card that shows they are a KKC member will get £10 off their entry fee. So £15 for single event entry & £25 to enter the kite AND SUP events if you’re a KKC member.

Club Admin and Officers

By show of hands, majority vote, based on those present at the meeting, the 2016 committee and beach officer line up is:

Committee

  • Chairperson: (Rory Jenkins)
  • Treasurer:  (Lawrence Smith)
  • Child Safety Officer: (Lawrence Smith)
  • Club Secretary: (Simon Crabb)
  • Beach Safety Officer: (Matt Taylor)

Beach Representatives:

  • Par & St Austell – Denzil Williams
  • Marazion & The Bluff area – Lawrence Smith, Mark Graham, Mark Hill, James Cook  & Alex Hapgood
  • Perranporth – Matt Taylor & ….
  • Watergate – Dom Moore, Tim Allingham & Nick Allen
  • Daymer & Hawker – Paul Frost

Thanks To:

Alex for bringing along a whole stack of recent surplus kite magazines.
Mark P for bringing along the projector.