Bosuns

Our key functions are to support and co-ordinate those Club members who voluntarily assist in a wide range of caring activities particularly the following:

  • The management and maintenance of Club boats. Currently the Club fleet consists of two moored boats Success and Max Sheen, three Gemeni ribs, four SB20’s, 6 Puffin Pacers, two inflatable dinghies and two aluminium dinghies
  • The provision of a competent team of boat Skippers and Crew
  • The acquisition, construction, installation and maintenance of:
    • Permanent Spar Racing Buoys
    • Inflatable Racing Buoys
    • Ground Tackle and Mooring gear etc
  • The provision and maintenance of training boats and equipment required by the Dinghy/Junior Section.

The Bosuns Section provides a range of activities for Club Members to develop boating knowledge and marine skills including:

  • Boat Handling
  • Seamanship
  • Basic Navigation
  • Marine Chart Interpretation
  • Splicing and Rigging
  • Marine Engine Management

The Section offers an opportunity for all Club members, particularly those who are not boat owners or crew, to “get with the action”, and enjoy “hands on” nautical pursuits in the company of long serving experienced sailors committed to sharing their enthusiasm for the Fremantle Sailing Club, with any shipmate who cares to come aboard.