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Flag Officers


Roger Garlick


Robin Taunt

Rear Commodore Sailing

Perrin Towler


Rear Commodore House

Roger Wilson

Rear Commodore Finance

Colum Kelleher


General Committee

The Royal Lymington Yacht Club is run by a General Committee, which also forms the Board of Directors of Royal Lymington Yacht Club Ltd. The Commodore chairs the General Committee, which is advised by the key committees & sub-committees.

Members' of the General Committee are appointed for three years from the date of the Club's AGM in February of each year.  The present members in addition to the flag officers above are as follows:

John Tudor

Stephen Crates

John Husband

Puddy Draycott

Oliver Stanley

Jane Clegg

Malcolm McKeag

Andy Eady

Dick Moore

William Newton

Michael Derrick

Andrew Pearson


The Club has up to three Trustees. They attend Committee meetings and advise the Commodore and Flag Officers on specific issues, including finance and investments, through their experience. The Trustees have no formal role in the day-to-day management of the Club, but are happy to discuss issues informally with members and to suggest appropriate courses of action. The present Trustees are:
Geoff Holmes John Bence Jane Pitt-Pitts

Honorary Posts

Training Centre RYA Principal
David Simpson

Honorary Chaplain
Rev Peter Salisbury

Divisional Heads

Captain of Racing
Chris Rustom
Captain of Juniors
Max & Jeremy Vines
Captain of Cruising
Sue Sutherland

Racing Captains

Captain of Lymington XODs
Roy Froud
Captain of Lymington Folkboats
Chris Baldwick
Captain of J/80s
Jim White
Captain of Cruiser Racers
John Turner
Captain of Dinghies
Luke McEwen

Captain of Scows
David Weller

Junior Captains

Head of Wednesday Junior Sailing
Ali Husband
Head of Optimists
Valeria Sesto-Cosby / Richard Breese
Head of Lasers
Fiona Fry / Clare de la Feuillade
  Head of RS Fevas
David Bignold
Head of 420s
Joff McGill
Head of RS Teras
Nicola West
Head of 29ers
Sarah Richards

Communication Posts

ePotterNews Editor
Ann Brunskill
PotterShip Editor
Judy Ruffell