Introducing the Opua Cruising Club Committee for 2016-2017:

Commodore – Derek Edwards, Slave-driver who nags other committee members.
Contact: 021 463 464  email:

Treasurer – Nick Webley:  Duties: to ensure that we are fiscally responsible with the clubs accounting working alongside Derek & Sheila
My duties will also include anything else that Darren Crawford talks me into
Contact: email:

Bar/Kitchen – Brett Etherton: Duties, liaises between kitchen contractor & committee, bar staff & suppliers.
Contact: email:

Vice Commodore –  Vacant Position

Secretary – Sheila Grant: super woman & great communicator who knows all the rules and remembers everything we ever talked about in meetings.
Contact: email:

Racing – Judy Lymbery: – Acting Race Officer until next AGM. Duties, as Racing is a major role for the club and not a small job  the Sailing Committee has been re-formed to help spread the load.
Judy, contact: 0274 522 621  email:

Membership – Jilly Alexander and Chris Williams
Contact: email:

Cruising – Cees Romeyn: Duties,string puller & weather forecaster for sailing cruises.
Contact: 021 060 9706  email:

Social – Position Vacant

House – Andy Vanasche, Bob the Builder, Working Bee organiser, Mr Fixit.
Contact: 021 395 115  email:

General – John Perkins: Duties, Sponsorship negotiator, Helping hand and stand in person.

Publicity– Kerry Payne: Duties, Collect all the gossip, results, pictures and details of goings on, and publish either in TellTales, Facebook, or on the clubs website
Contact: email:

Youth Sailing  – Position Vacant

constitutionOCC Constitution

Opua Cruising Club’s Constitution (rules and guidelines for members and Committee) can be found here


Committee Meetings


The Committee meets once a month – minutes from Committee Meetings will be available for download here once approved.

February 2016 – minutes

January 2016 – minutes

December 2015 – minutes

November 2015 – minutes

October 2015 – minutes

September 2015 – minutes

August 2015 – minutes

July 2015 – minutes

June 2015 – minutes