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Royal Solent Yacht Club



Claire Hallett - CEO/Club Secretary
Claire oversees the team of staff to ensure the smooth
running of the Club, whilst acting as an information
and reference point for the Commodore, Flag Officers
and Committee members.
Tel: 01983 760256
Office hours:  9:00am - 5:00pm Monday - Friday


Janet Pitman - Accounts Administrator
Janet is responsible for maintaining all the Club’s
accounts and financial records and liaises with the
auditors and stock takers.

Tel: 01983 760256

Office hours:  8.30am - 3:30pm Monday & 8.30am - 3:00pm Tuesday - Friday


Lucy Preece - Events Manager
Lucy is responsible for organising and running all
onshore social functions and events at the Club
for members, private parties and corporate events.

Tel: 01983 760256

Office hours:  9:00am - 5:00pm Monday & Friday, 9:00am - 2:30pm Tuesday - Thursday


Jane Roberts - Membership Secretary
Jane manages all aspects of Club membership
including administration of records and liaison with
members and visitors on the front desk.
Tel: 01983 760256

Office hours:  9:00am - 5:00pm Monday - Friday



Joanna Minchin - Sailing Secretary
Joanna deals with all sailing and cruising events, racing and
on-the-water activities at the Royal Solent, working closely
with the Rear Commodore Sailing, Principal Race Officer, 
Captain of Cruising and the Boatman.

Tel: 01983 760256

   Summer hours: 9am - 5pm Monday - Friday
   Winter hours: 9am - 5pm Monday, Thursday, Friday


Tom Blackburn - Head Boatman
Tom manages the Club's team of boatmen ashore and on the water
in tasks such as driving and maintaining the Club’s fleet of boats, mark laying
and also building and grounds maintenance.

Tel: 07552 547765 (in working hours).

Summer hours: 8:30am - 5pm Monday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday and 12:3pm - 8:30pm on Wednesday.
Winter hours: 8.30am - 5pm Monday - Friday.



Brooke Drake - Service Manager
Brooke heads up the waiting team at the Royal Solent, ensuring the Club's
dining rooms are perfectly presented and providing a warm welcome and efficient
table service to members and visitors.
Tel: 01983 760110



Matt Courtney - Club Steward
Matt runs the main bar on the first floor and the Hudleston bar
on the ground floor; sourcing new ales, wines and spirits and
ensuring that the busy bar team maintains a high level of service.

Tel: 01983 760239



Tom Cripps - Head Chef
One of our longest serving members of staff, Tom leads the
team in the Royal Solent's busy kitchen whilst creating new
menus, sourcing local produce and maintaining our excellent
reputation for fine dining.

Tel: 01983 760110



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