Committees

Peter Strain
Commodore

John mooney
John Mooney
Vice Commodore

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Paul Jenkins
Rear Commodore

Peter Demura
Honorary Treasurer

Brett Heath
Club Captain

Cath Hurley
GC Member

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Kalpana Merrett
GC Member

Marnie Irving
GC Member

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Murray Cowdell
GC Member

Peter Coleman
GC Member

RBYC Strategic plan

Sailing Sub Committee

  • Club Captain Brett Heath (Chairman)
  • Phil Hall (Secretary / Rescue boats / Sailing Office)
  • Victoria Pryce (Sailing Office)
  • Brett Heath (OTB / Etchells)
  • Denis McConnell (Keelboats)
  • Simon Tedstone (OTB)
  • John Spencer (Race management / Volunteers)
  • Phil Bedlington (Keelboats/ Etchells)
  • Murray Cowdell (Rescue Boats Work Group)

Off-the-beach Sub Committee

  • Brett Heath (Chairman)
  • Francesco Battaglini
  • Adrian Finglas
  • Finola Tyler
  • Kenn Williamson
  • Tim Grogan
  • David Carew
  • James Hodgens
  • Cam Ewart
  • Jeremy Nolan

Cruising Group

  • Paul Jenkins (Chairman)
  • Terence Frankham (Secretary)
  • Barbara Burns (Newsletter Editor)
  • Jenny Collins
  • Rob Hurrell
  • Will Merritt
  • Pam Merritt
  • Peter Gebhardt
  • Roger Walker

Inclusion and Diversity Advisory Group

RBYC’s Inclusion and Diversity Advisory Group is an advisory group reporting to the General Committee.

The role of the Group is to support organisational change to enable the club to be an exemplar for inclusion and diversity.  It provides guidance and recommendations to the Club on matters related to diversity and inclusion, including access and equity issues that impact on the workplace environment and on the Club as a membership organisation.

  • Niesje Hees (Chair)
  • Roger Jepson
  • Marike Koppenol
  • Wayne Seaward
  • Lallie Leckey
  • James Provis

Yachting Foundation Sub Committee

  • Commodore Paul Pascoe
  • Vice Commodore Peter Strain
  • Past Commodore Paul Jackson

Assets & Maintenance Sub Committee

  • Peter Coleman (Chairman)
  • Andrew McBriar
  • Glen Norton
  • Murray Cowdell
  • Jim Leckey
  • Dennis McConnell
  • Andrew Nankervis

Icebergers Sub Committee

  • Melinda Kemp
  • Clifford Hayes
  • Ria Bleathman
  • Kerry Watson
  • John Hawkins
  • Peter Strain

Auxiliary Sub Committee

  • Susie Strain (Chairwoman)
  • Mandy Jackson
  • Jennifer Pascoe
  • Kalpana Raghunathan
  • Elizabeth Jenkins 
  • Kirsten Mitchell
  • Kerrie Goodall
  • Jacqui Provis