sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Video Gallery Photo Gallery
Sail-World.com : David Mead named Royal Southern Yacht Club Commodore
David Mead named Royal Southern Yacht Club Commodore

'Mr David Mead'    ©Michael Austen Photography
The newly elected Commodore of the Royal Southern Yacht Club, David Mead, has vowed to 'make use of the legacy that the highly successful 175 celebrations this year leaves astern of us.'

David Mead was elected Commodore at the Hamble-based Club's recently held AGM, replacing Mark Inkster who had completed his two year tenure as Commodore during what has arguably been the Club's busiest two years in its 175 year history.

The new Vice Commodore is Tim Robinson, previously Rear Commodore House, and Karen Henderson-Williams has been elected Rear Commodore Sailing, whilst John Roberts has been elected Rear Commodore House.

David Mead has been a member of the Club since 1994, most recently serving as its Vice Commodore and Chairman of the Executive Committee. He sat on the Sailing Committee for two years and was Rear Commodore Sailing from 2004-2006. Mead also has a passion for motorboats and spent ten years powerboat racing in the 1960s and 70s. He has spent many years as Chairman of the Club's Motorboat Committee so has a thorough, all embracing view of how he wants to see the Club grow in both yachting and motor boating arenas.

A key part of David Mead's early remit as Commodore will be to help steer through some exciting plans for the development of the 'Prince Philip Yacht Haven' for which the Club hopes to obtain planning approval in the early part of 2013.

This 175th Anniversary year and all the activities associated with it has seen the Royal Southern Yacht Club become more publicly recognised as one of the premier yacht clubs in the world. Commodore Mead has said that it is his intention to continue the successful development of the Club's yacht racing activities closer to home, working with other local clubs and classes to help maintain the Club's profile regionally and nationally as well as internationally.


by Peta Stuart-Hunt

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=104495

6:10 PM Fri 7 Dec 2012GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.







News - USA and the World



















America's Cup Book Review: Winging It - Oracle Team USA's comeback *Feature by Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com/nz,




Rolex China Sea Race 2014 - nip and tuck for IRC honours by RHKYC and Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia, Hong Kong


























HUD Vision: An interview with Afterguard Marine’s Alex Moret *Feature by David Schmidt, Sail-World USA Editor, Seattle














America's Cup: Expected de Ridder penalty should be reduced *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, Auckland, NZ




Rolex China Sea Race - Sailing classic returns
Les Voiles de St Barth – Fired up for battle
CNN Mainsail Down Under for the 75th JJ Giltinan Trophy - 18ft skiffs
Volvo Ocean Race: North Sails on outfitting the Volvo 65
Image gallery: James Cook High's Royal encounter on Steinlager 2 *Feature
Volvo Ocean Race - Maersk Line named shipping partner
Congressional Cup - Victory for Taylor Canfield and crew
SSV Oliver Hazard Perry joins America's Tall Ship fleet + Video
2014 Halifax – Saint-Pierre Ocean Race
Oyster Regatta Antigua - Glorious conditions prevail on final day
WWA Pro Card Qualifier - Pro Cards earned at Freedom Wake Park
Christmas Caribbean Rally - Top class sailors to compete
Earth Day boater tips
Anna Tunnicliffe - from CrossFit to Extreme 40's
Charleston Race Week - Photos by Chris Howell
Image Gallery: Stratis SL33 flies on the Waitemata
Audi Melges 20- Sperry Topsider Charleston Race Week - Light final day
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - PSP Logistics prepares for USA
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères - Crème of the crop to compete
Congressional Cup: Luna Rossa makes podium in first event
Int 14 World Championships 2015 launch new event website   
International Optimist Regatta Clinic and Team Race - Register now!   
Congressional Cup: World top rankers finish that way in Long Beach   
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week Day 3 finale   
America's Cup: Gino Morrelli outlines the new AC62 design   
Doyle Sails New Zealand signs Andrew Brown as One Design Manager   
America's Cup: Dean Barker's Blog - A sail with the Duke and Duchess *Feature   
29er World Youth Sailing Week Easter regatta - Day 1 and 2 overall   
C Thomas Clagett Jr Memorial Clinic/Regatta - Entries start to roll in   
50th Congressional Cup: See the delayed coverage and media conferences   
Clipper Race 10 Day 27: Closing stages - Qingdao to San Francisco   
Canfield, Williams, Bruni, Swinton in Congressional Cup final four   
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week - Day 2   
Audi Melges 20 Charleston Race Week - Perfect conditions in Charleston   
Oyster Regatta Antigua - Full on ocean conditions for day 3   
PWA World Tour - A taste of things to come at La Torche + Video   
Women's International Match Racing Series kicks off in June   
Melges 32 Audi Tron Sailing Series - Action shots by Max Ranchi   
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Frustrating conditions   
Man rescued after falling overboard in Pacific taken to hospital   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
X6XL NEW US