6th Sept 2005, Updated 22 Nov 2014
Club equipment may only be used with the Captain's permission or as shown on the equipment allocation chart. After use, members must wipe down boats thoroughly and return boats and oars to their correct racks.
Any damage, however sustained, must be immediately reported to the Captain by person or by email. A note of any damage must be left with the equipment and details entered into the damage and repairs book situated in the bank of lockers in the middle bay of the boathouse.
The blades of Club oars shall be painted Brunswick Green and the blade shall be embellished with a green star upon a circular white background.
Members representing the Club at regattas shall wear an "all in one" with Brunswick Green sleeveless vest with a green star on a white circle on the front and black shorts with white and green stripe down either side.
The club blazer with the "arm" may be worn by those members who have either a) represented the club at Henley Royal Regatta, or b) won a medal at the National Rowing Championships, or c) gained international selection. The blazer badge without the arm may be worn by any Member, Junior or Associate.
The Safety Plan is to be adhered to at all times.
Regulations for the use of Club equipment by Claires Court School shall be agreed by the Captain and the Master in charge of Rowing prior to the beginning of each School term. In addition, regulations for the use of Claires Court equipment by the Club shall also be agreed by the Captain and the Master in charge of Rowing prior to the beginning of each School term.
The Club will not accept any responsibility for boats belonging to members when left in or outside the boathouse. Members are responsible for insuring their own equipment.
Any member who wilfully by their, his or her own negligence occasions damage to any boat or property of the Club shall cause such damage to be made good at their own expense, but all expense caused by accidental damage shall be borne by the Club. The Committee shall decide whether or not the damage was accidental and this decision shall be binding on the member concerned.
The last person to use the boathouse, land training facilities and changing rooms is responsible for securing all doors and turning off all the lights upon departure.
Smoking is not permitted anywhere within the club building.
No kit whether worn or in bags, is allowed in the bar.
If entering the building for training purposes, the back door to the club is to be used for access.
In view of the considerable volume of work that the office of captain of the club entails, as from the year 2005-2006 that member will not be required to pay the annual subscription but will retain full rights of membership.
Members are to restrict their parking in River Rd to the Club's new frontage, leaving sufficient clearance at the Car Park entrance to allow good visibility and ease of exit/entrance by trailers.
These bye-laws may only be added or changed by a two thirds majority of Committee Members present at a Committee meeting, due notice having been given of the proposed changes.