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4 Types of membership and voting rights.
Membership shall be divided into the following categories:-
( a ) ADULT MEMBER - being a person who, at the date of election, is over the age of eighteen. A Full Member shall have one vote.
( b ) FAMILY MEMBER - which expression shall include one or two parents (as may be) and all children either under eighteen years of age or still in full time education. The family unit shall have one vote, exercisable by either parent.
( c ) JUNIOR MEMBER - being a person who, at the date of election, is under the age of eighteen. Such a member shall be one who at the commencement of the subscription year joins the Club other than as a full member or a family member. A Junior Member shall have one vote.
( d ) STUDENT MEMBER - being a person who, at the date of election, is in full time education. Such a member shall be one who at the commencement of the subscription year joins the Club other than as a Full Member, Family Member or Junior Member. A student member shall have one vote.
( e ) SHORELINE MEMBERS, who shall be non-sailing members. A Shoreline Member shall have one vote.
( f ) HONORARY MEMBERS AND HONORARY LIFE MEMBERS - Those persons who because of their position or past services to the Club are nominated by the Executive Committee for election at the Annual General Meeting. Honorary Membership shall be for a period not exceeding two years. Such membership shall, however, be limited to ten of each category, or two per cent of the total membership, whichever is the greater at any one time. Honorary Members shall have one vote.
( g) OUT OF COUNTY MEMBER - being a person who, at the date of election, lives elsewhere than in the County of Cornwall and does not keep a boat in the Club pen but wishes to sail regularly with the Club. Such a member shall be one who at the commencement of the subscription year joins the Club other than as a full member, family member, junior member or student member. A Travelling Member shall have one vote.
5 Membership requirements and restrictions.
( a ) All persons participating in a Club event must be members of the St. Ives Sailing Club. Visitors under Rule 4h excepted.
( b ) Non members wishing to participate in a Club event will be admitted as Temporary Members to the Club under Rule 4h for a MAXIMUM period of Four weeks commencing on their first visit.
( c ) Persons wishing to participate in a Club event beyond the period of Four Weeks MUST apply to be admitted to the appropriate class of membership of the Club. During the period between the end of the Four week period and acceptance of membership applicants will be considered as Temporary members of the Club.
( d ) Race duties (including Safety boat Helm, Safety boat Crew, Timekeeper, Officer of the Day and any other position so declared by the Committee of the Club) will ONLY be performed by Members of the Club holding Full, Family, Junior, Student, Out of County or Shoreline status.
( a ) Subscriptions become due on the 1st January. If not paid by the 31st January, membership shall be deemed to have lapsed. Should a lapsed member wish to continue with the Club he or she will be required to pay an entrance fee as if joining as a new member. A member’s name may, however, in exceptional circumstances, be restored at the discretion of the Committee.
( b ) Any member joining after the 30th September shall not be required to pay a subscription in the ensuing year.
( c ) No member shall in any year be entitled to exercise any rights or privileges of membership until his/her joining fee and/or subscription for that year and also any arrears are paid.
( d ) The joining fees, pen fees and rate of annual subscription shall be determined by the Executive Committee.
( e ) Pen spaces will only be made available to current members of the Club.
The committee retains the right to request the removal of any boat from the pen.
( f ) Pen fees become due on the 1st January. If not paid by 1st March a penalty of £12 will be payable in addition to the Pen fees.
( g ) A member joining the Club after 1st March, and before the 30th September; requiring a Pen space, shall only be liable for the standard Pen fee in addition to the joining fee and subscription.
( h ) If, during the Club year, a member transfers ownership of his boat to another Club member, any Pen space, for which the former member had paid a pen fee, may be transferred; at no extra cost, to the latter member subject to approval by the Executive Committee.
( i ) Any member joining after 30th September and who is immediately allocated a Pen space; and who immediately pays the Pen fee, shall not be required to pay a pen fee in the ensuing year.