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We need your help!

Volunteers are the heart of any Club. At KBSC our Volunteers are our greatest asset helping conduct Club Racing and events for members and the community as well as delivering State, National and International Sailing competitions which brings sailors and their families from all over Australia and the world to Yeppoon.

Training can be provided for all volunteers. We offer a number of Nationally accredited programs for our volunteers to ensure events are conducted safely and professionally. There are also opportunities for our Volunteers to become Nationally accredited Officials who assist in the conduct of major sailing events all over Australia. It all starts here at your Club!

*National Officiating PathwayClick here for more information

**Australian Sailing Power Boat ProgramClick Here for more information

For a full list of  KBSC Volunteer Role descriptions, duties and responsibilities Click here



Desired Qualifications

(Blue Card and KBSC membership required for all Volunteer roles)

Principal Race Officer

(On Water)

The PRO is responsible for the Conduct of a Race/s. They set the course for the day, conduct the starts and finishes for races and are in charge of coordinating all other Volunteers to ensure racing is conducted safely and in accordance with the Sailing Instructions -Club, State or National Race officer*

-First Aid and CPR

– Boat License

Power Boat Handling and Safety Boat Operator certificates**

-Radio License

Rescue Boat Operator

(On Water)

Monitors the safety of sailors on the water and provides assistance where needed. They may also assist the PRO with Course laying, starts and finishes -First Aid and CPR

– Boat License

Power Boat Handling and Safety Boat Operator certificates**

-Radio License

Results Coordinator

(On Shore)

Is responsible for correlating start and finish times and records the data in Top Yacht computer software to produce results for competitors – Radio License

-Topyacht training

-Good computer skills

Observation Tower Personal  (On Shore) Oversees the race course from the observation tower and communicates to volunteers on water when assistance is needed. They may also assist the results coordinator. -Radio License

-Can communicate effectively with all other volunteers

Protest Committee Member

(On Shore)

Works together with other Committee members to conduct protests hearings in accordance with the Racing Rules of Sailing Club, State or National Judge certificate*
Raffles Volunteer

(On Shore)

Assists by selling raffle tickets which fundraise for the Sport of sailing at KBSC -Good people skills and willing to approach patrons to sell tickets

2019 / 20 Volunteer Training

Click on the dates to view more information and to register

Power Boat Handling Course

Safety Boat Operator Course

Club Race Officer Course

If you’d like to become a KBSC Volunteer send us a message! Be sure to let us now what roles you are interested in and if you have any qualifications already

Volunteer at KBSC

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