Committee Members



The Club is run by an elected Committee of Management in accordance with the Articles of Incorporation and Standing Orders.

For 2023 the Committee is made up of the following elected members  :-

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President: Mr. Ian Small

Vice President: Mr. Kel Watson

Immediate Past President: Mr. John Braendler

Hon. Secretary: Capt. Bob Smedley

Hon. Treasurer: Mr. Daryl Matthews

Quartermaster: Mr. Kel Watson

Purser: Mr. Tim Readman

Librarian: Mr. Scott Rickards

Other Committee Members (helmsmen) :-

Mr. Ken Messenger

Mr. Niels Nielsen

Mr. Keith Bleechmore

Almoner: Mr. Barry Allison

Webmaster: Capt. Bob Smedley

Property Manager: Mr. Tim Readman assisted by Lucas Cree


Pilot Boat ‘Rip’  attending the clipper ship ‘Lightning’ off Shortland Bluff – just outside Pt. Phillip Heads (Vic.) . They were two of the fastest vessels of their class at the time, over 100 years ago. The ‘Rip’ was built in the same yard as the schooner ‘America’, which won the America’s Cup in 1851.            (Reproduced from the original by G. Gregory).