Channel Swimming & Piloting Federation "Nothing great is easy", Captain Matthew Webb

24 Jan 2016AGM Notice to CS&PF Members

CS&PF AGM for the year ended 31st December 2015 will be held at Dover Town Hall at 2pm on the 5th March 2016

Full members of the Channel Swimming and Piloting Federation are requested to note that any nominations for CS&PF officers and committee positions and/or notices of motions must be with the CS&PF office, in writing, at least 21 clear days before the AGM. This year that means the deadline is midnight on Friday 12th February 2016.

CS&PF rules state:

The CS&PF Officers and Committee members, (excluding President and Vice President) to be elected by rotation with half (1/2) being elected every year over a 2 year period. CS&PF officer positions are to be elected from CS&PF members who are serving or have served on the CS&PF committee.

Due for election in 2016

  • President
  • Vice Chairman
  • Chairman
  • Treasurer
  • Three (3) Committee member positions

CS&PF rules state:

The positions of President and Vice President shall be proposed and seconded by the CS&PF officers and committee members, The nominations will then be put to the AGM for a vote and their selection confirmed at an AGM. Positions can remain vacant.

All persons wishing to stand must be full CS&PF members (please include membership numbers). Nominations must be proposed and seconded by CS&PF Full Members. All nominations must be made within the rules available on the CS&PF web site (http://cspf.co.uk/cs-and-pf-rules).


Notices of Motion 

Any motions put forward for inclusion in the AGM agenda must be submitted to the CS&PF office with the names and signatures of the proposer and seconder. The proposer and seconder must be full CS&PF members (including membership numbers). Voting will be by paper ballot for any contested positions or motions.

Forms for Committee Nominations and AGM Motions are available for download onĀ http://cspf.co.uk/documents

Sandettie Lightship Observations

7pm, 23rd June 2017


Water: 61.2 °F (16.2 °C)

Air: 32.0 °F (0 °C)

Wind Speed: 32.1 kn (59.4 km/h)

Wind Direction: SW (230°)

Channel Weather 

Unofficial success on 22 June: 1-way relay Over There! (1917), time 13:28, pilot Mike Oram. https://t.co/EXwIGL0vCT

2 days ago