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

27 Jan 2017AGM Notice to CS&PF Members

Notice of CS&PF AGM for the year ended 31st December 2016 to be held at Dover Town Hall at 2pm on the 4th March 2017

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 secretary, in writing, at least 21 clear days before the AGM. This year that means the deadline is midnight on Friday 10th February 2017.

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 2017 

  • The Secretary
  • Three (3) Committee member positions

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 (again, please include membership numbers). All nominations must be made within the rules available on the CS&PF web site.

You can download Committee Nomination form from http://cspf.co.uk/documents.

Notices of Motion 

Any motions put forward for inclusion in the AGM agenda must be submitted to the CS&PF secretary with the names and signatures of the proposer and seconder. The proposer and seconder must be full CS&PF members (including membership numbers).

You can download AGM Motions form from http://cspf.co.uk/documents.

Voting will be by paper ballot for any contested positions or motions.

Sandettie Lightship Observations

4pm, 19th November 2017


Water: 55.0 °F (12.8 °C)

Air: 32.0 °F (0 °C)

Wind Speed: 13.0 kn (24.1 km/h)

Wind Direction: WNW (300°)

Channel Weather 

Unofficial success on 26 October: 1-way relay Beauty and the Beasts, time 13:36, pilot Neil Streeter. https://t.co/EXwIGL0vCT Congrats team!

4 weeks ago