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SCORA AGM to Hear of Demand for Offshore Racing on South Coast

17th February 2021
Outgoing SCORA Commodore, Johanna Murphy
Outgoing SCORA Commodore, Johanna Murphy sees a 'big demand' for offshore racing

"Offshore racing and club inclusion" will be the main themes for South Coast Offshore Racing Association (SCORA) in the year ahead according to the Commodore of SCORA prior to its annual general meeting which will be held this Thursday night.

Commodore, Johanna Murphy, says that there is a big demand for racing offshore and this will be an important part of the future focus for sailing on the south coast.

She has called this year's agm for Thursday and, like most such meetings during the present pandemic, it will be on Zoom.

The structure of the Association will move to appoint a Commodore, Vice-commodore, Sailing Secretary and Treasurer, bringing more people into the organisation and strengthening its administration.

The outgoing Commodore, having completed her term in office, will not be going forward for re-election, but said that the focus of SCORA should increase concentration on the inclusion of all clubs on the South Coast.

There will be an annual gathering, she said, which will, when the pandemic allows, increase the social contact of sailors along the coast and the promotion of the sport.

The AGM will start at 8 p.m. Members are invited to join the Zoom meeting here

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Tom MacSweeney

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