1st December 2020
We are delighted that the Club site will re-open on Wednesday 2nd December!
As you may be aware, the Club (along with the whole of Warwickshire) is currently in Tier 3. Many of our members will live in Tier 3 but quite a few (e.g. Northamptonshire & Oxfordshire) are in Tier 2. Being in Tier 3 has some implications for us, but many things will be pretty similar to where we were before the recent lockdown.
On the Water
- Casual sailing / windsurfing available 7 days a week within water opening hours
- Club racing will be held as usual (including the Pursuit races & Draycote Double as announced last week)
- The Draycote Academy will be operating as planned
- Only the wet bar (limited menu for takeout (very limited this weekend), Saturdays & Sundays only), toilets, lockers and corridors open
- The lounge, changing rooms and shop will be shut
- No food or drink may be consumed inside the clubhouse
- Face masks must be worn & social distancing maintained
- No changing in the toilets
- Details must be registered using QR code (NHS App) or written log
Patio / Dinghy Park / Carparks
- No gatherings outside your own household / bubble – we are not a public outdoor space (although the Country Park is)
- Social distancing must be maintained
- The government guidance is that those living in Tier 1 & 2 areas “should avoid travel into Tier 3 areas” (but we expect the previous exemption for travelling for under 18s for organised events / training to be continued)
As previously, it is up to the individual / responsible adult to assess how the government regulations and guidelines apply to their situation and take the appropriate action, ensuring that they minimise the risk to others.
The poster, road map and risk assessments have been updated and are linked below.
Be Considerate & Conservative
As we move into the depths of winter, please remember that there is a real risk of hypothermia if you don’t wear the right kit or are overwhelmed by the conditions. This situation is made even worse by the changing rooms being closed. As well as a serious risk to yourself you will also be putting our staff in danger if you require their services.
So please, wear the right kit and do not go on the water if there is a significant likelihood of you needing rescuing.
However, if you do find yourself being really cold , don’t put your self at risk of hypothermia – there are first aid facilities available, including an emergency shower. Go and see the staff immediately and do not change by your car or drive home, putting yourself at more risk. These facilities are for emergencies only – they will have to be fully cleaned after use, taking the staff away from their primary roles.
The Draycote Dash has been postponed until 6/7th March 2021.