Costa Blanca, Spain
AGM (Demo)


In accordance with the Statutes of the Costa Blanca Yacht Association, NOTICE is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the members of the Association will be held on Wednesday, March 22nd 2023, at 11.00 in the Belliure Room at the Real Club Náutico Calpe, followed by lunch. Members not present in Spain on this date will be able to take part via online Zoom Conferencing during the meeting. In the event a member is unable to attend the meeting either in person or online, but wishes to vote, he/she will be able to vote online during the 48-hour period before the meeting.

In accordance with the statutes, members are asked to register for attendance in order for them to attend the meeting and to vote.

You can register now by going to EVENTS, logging into your account, and clicking the RSVP button. For quick access, click HERE. Please advise the Secretary if you wish to attend the meeting via Zoom conferencing. Only those members who have registered to attend the meeting , and advised the Secretary that they will attend online, will receive the AGM Zoom conferencing link.

The conduct of the Meeting and the procedures to be adopted will be in accordance with the Statutes. Members are reminded that only those whose subscriptions are fully paid at the time of the meeting will be entitled to join and vote at the Meeting. Voting will be required with responses to the Secretary, either online or by a show of hands.

1. Welcome by the Chairman.
2. Apologies for absence.
3. Approval of the Minutes of 2022 AGM (These have been posted on our website. In the interest of saving time, we will assume the Minutes have been read). They can be viewed by clicking HERE.
4. Matters arising (not covered under the agenda).
5. Presentation of the Annual Report for 2022 (excluding Accounts).
6. Presentation of the Financial Accounts for 2022.
7. Approval of the Financial Accounts.
8. 2022 Boating Report.
9. 2022 Social Report.


10. Election of Officers and Other Members of the Management Committee. (Appendix 1).
11. Financial projection for the Year 2023 (Art.17f) and Fees for 2023.
12. 2024 Membership fees.
13. Social Programme for 2023.
14. Nominated Charity for 2023.
15. 2023 Strategic Plan.
16. Presentation of the Maurice Pilkington Award.
17. AOB.

Appendix 1 Election of Office Bearers

The following are proposed for the Committee for 2023/24. No re-elections under the 3-year rule are required.

Chairman John Mackney – proposed by Committee
Vice Chairman Neil Robertson – agreed to continue
Treasurer Saira Mackney – agreed to continue
Secretary Helen Glavin – proposed by Committee
Social Secretary Gwendoline Holliday – agreed to continue
Boating Officer Paul Glavin – proposed by Committee

Honorary Members and Ambassadors to the Committee/Club:

Richard Jones (5 Clubs)
Rachel Garnham (Training & Membership Secretary)

Nominations must be submitted to the Secretary by 15th March 2023, and the nominees must confirm his/her willingness to be nominated. Any further nominations received will be circulated to the club members not later than 7 days prior to the meeting.

The members will have the opportunity to vote upon these new proposals at the AGM. If any member has objections, or alternative suggestions, or wishes to put their name forward for any of these positions, please reply within the mentioned time limit.

In the event of a vote, each member present will have one vote for each vacant position.

Likewise, should any member wish to promote ideas for improvement of the club, or would like to see new activities within the club, please contact the Secretary.

The 2022 Chairman’s Report can be read by clicking HERE.

The 2022 Financial Report can be viewed by clicking HERE.

Sue Eynstone-Hinkins

Please send your charity nominations and any correspondence to the Secretary by clicking HERE.

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