Officers & Staff

Patron, Officers, Honorary Life Members and Honorary Members

PATRON

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, KG KT


OFFICERS ELECTED

Commodore – Mr Charlie Thomson 2015

Vice Commodore – Mr Alan Nichols 2015

Rear Commodore Sailing – Mr Neil Dunkley 2014

Honorary Treasurer – Mr Lindsay Thomas-Keeping 2015

Board Members

Mr Christopher Bean 2015

Mrs Sara Fisher 2014

Mr David Moon 2014

Dr Peter Rowe 2014

Mr Adam Littlejohn 2015

Mr Paul Farren 2015

Mrs Jacqui Avery 2016

Mr Andrew Sinclair 2016


CLUB STAFF

Club Secretary/Event Co-Ordinator Mrs Claire Adams

Sailing Secretary/Assistant Secretary  Miss Bethany Hayward


HONORARY LIFE MEMBERS

  • HRH The Princess Royal GCVO
  • Dame Naomi James DBE
  • Mr A Blagdon
  • Mr D C H McDonald
  • Mr P Goss MBE
  • Lt Cdr R Metherell RN
  • Sir Robin Knox-Johnston
  • Professor E H T Whitten
  • Dr A R G Wallace

HONORARY MEMBERS

  • The Admiralty Board of the Defence Council
  • The Brethren of the Corporation of Trinity House London (April 1854)
  • The Council of the Royal Yachting Association
  • The Flag Officer Sea Training
  • The Queen’s Harbour Master Plymouth
  • The Brigadier 3 Cdo Bde RM
  • The Lord Mayor of Plymouth
  • The Lord Bishop of Plymouth
  • The Naval Base Commander Devonport

COMMODORES

  • 1834 Captain Superintendent Ross CB RN
  • 1838 Sir Thomas Dyke Acland Bart
  • 1842 The Rt Hon The Earl of Morley
  • 1844 The Rt Hon The Earl of Mount Edgecumbe
  • 1861 The Rt Hon The Earl Vane (later Marquis of Londonderry)
  • 1875 HRH The Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII)
  • 1901 The Rt Hon The Earl of Mount Edgecumbe (Wm Hv 4th Earl)
  • 1919 HRH The Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII)
  • 1937 The Rt Hon The Earl of Mount Edgecumbe
  • 1949 The Rt Hon Sir Winston Churchill KG OM CH MP
  • 1972 Sir Francis Chichester KBE
  • 1973 Lieut Colonel A J Odling-Smee OBE
  • 1977 H S Williams Esq
  • 1981 Lieut Colonel J S Dacre RA
  • 1985 Captain J A F Lawson RN
  • 1989 Commander L R R Foster RN
  • 1993 Vice Admiral Sir Robert Gerken KCB CBE DL
  • 1997 M S H Heseltine Esq
  • 2001 Prof E H T Whitten
  • 2003 Commander N J K Crews RN
  • 2004 B R R Butler CBE
  • 2008 C R Arscott Esq
  • 2012  Major J Lewis RM

VICE COMMODORES (from 1962)

  • 1962 The Rt Hon The Earl of Morley
  • 1963 W B Waterfall FRCS
  • 1966 Dr N Beaton
  • 1969 Lieut Colonel A J Odling-Smee OBE
  • 1972 Commander F W B Edwards RN
  • 1973 H S Williams
  • 1976 J H Trafford
  • 1979 Lieut Colonel J S Dacre RA
  • 1981 A J R Miller-Williams
  • 1984 A J Summers
  • 1987 L C Lovick
  • 1989 D C H McDonald
  • 1992 A C Williams
  • 1996 Mrs A Hosken
  • 1999 Prof E H T Whitten
  • 2001 Prof Captain F F Weeks
  • 2004 R Gateshill
  • 2007 D Searle
  • 2010 C Thomson
  • 2012  L Thomas-Keeping

REAR COMMODORES (FROM 1962)

  • 1962 W B Waterfall FRCS
  • 1962 Dr N Beaton
  • 1963 Dr N Beaton
  • 1963 H J Collins
  • 1965 H J Collins
  • 1965 J Eliott
  • 1966 J Eliott
  • 1966 H S Williams
  • 1967 H S Williams
  • 1967 Lieut Colonel A J Odling-Smee OBE
  • 1969 Commander F W B Edwards RN
  • 1969 D H Cundy
  • 1972 R R I Morley
  • 1972 A J R Miller-Williams
  • 1973 J H Trafford
  • 1976 J R Trahair
  • 1978 Lieut Colonel J S Dacre RA
  • 1979 R C Harding
  • 1981 Air Cdre T R Pierce CBE RAF
  • 1982 A J Summer
  • 1984 Captain J A F Lawson RN
  • 1984 L C Lovick
  • 1985 D C H McDonald
  • 1987 A C Williams
  • 1988 Lieut Commander R R Metherell RN
  • 1990 Mrs A Hosken
  • 1991 P C Durbin OBE
  • 1993 M S H Heseltine
  • 1994 G R J Walker
  • 1996 Prof Captain F F Weeks
  • 1997 C R Arscott
  • 1999 Mrs E Collins
  • 2001 D J Warren
  • 2002 R Gateshill
  • 2004 R Fletcher
  • 2004 P Carpenter
  • 2005 C Arscott
  • 2007 Mrs P Stewart
  • 2008 R Irvine
  • 2009 C Thomson
  • 2010 Mrs L Lehmann
  • 2011  A Nichols
  • 2013  Mrs J Avery