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Executive Committee

  1. The Executive Committee shall consist of the Commodore as Chairman and the other Officers. The Executive Committee shall act as a coordinating committee for all Standing Committees which report to it and shall carry out such duties as set out in these Rules.
  2. The general management of the affairs of the Club shall be entrusted to the Executive Committee subject to the supervision of the Board of Governors. The Executive Committee shall nominate a candidate for appointment by the Board of Governors to the post of General Manager of the Club.

Executive Committee

Name

David Benevides

Title

Commodore

Name

Craig Davis

Title

Vice Commodore

Craig is an avid sailor and races in the Bermuda IOD Fleet. You can find him out on the water with his family and team in Vrengen whenever he gets the chance. The Vice Commodore chairs the Membership Committee.

Name

P/C Jonathan Corless

Title

Rear Commodore, International Sailing Events

Jon was Commodore of the Club in 2018 & 2019 having come up through the ranks as RC Sailing and Vice Commodore. He rejoined the Executive Team in January 2021 to take over chairing the International Sailing Events Committee (ISEC). Not surprising, he loves sailing. He's competed in the J24 and J105 classes in Bermuda and has represented the RBYC at the NYYC Invitational Cup and RYS Bicentennial Regatta.

Name

Jennifer Burland Adams

Title

Rear Commodore, Sailing

Jennifer joined the Executive Team in January 2021 having previous been part of Membership and House Committees. Professionally she works with the Third Sector. She brings her organizational and fund raising skills to the Sailing Committee which overseas the Domestic Sailing Programme, the Sailing Academy and Fitted Dinghy, Contest III.

Name

Tim Steinhoff

Title

Rear Commodore, House

Tim has grown up participating in sailing and activities at the RBYC. He is past Contest Warrior and avid boater. He joined the Executive Team in January 2020 as Rear Commodore, House. He chairs the very busy House Committee which overseas everything from archives to infrastructure of the property.

Name

Hal Kempe

Title

Rear Commodore, Docks

Hal was the perfect fit to take over the Docks Committee in 2020. He brings a knowledge of engineering and project management. He works closely with the Club's Marina Manager & Docks Committee to maintain the Club's extensive marina environment including berths, floating docks, hardstand and all the assets that are stored in the marina.

Name

James Macdonald

Title

Honourary Secretary

James took over the Hon. Sec role in 2017 from the venrable Andy Burnett-Herkes. James overseas matters of governance of the Club; both internally and externally. You will find him any chance he can out on his J/150 'Passion' or overseas competing in J/105 'Distant Passion'.

Name

Mark Smith

Title

Treasurer

Mark deals with the fiduciary and financial aspects of the Club. He works very closely with the Club's Controller, Lorraine Bridges and his Finance Committee to ensure both short-term and long-term running of the Club is successful.

Name

David Furtado

Title

General Manager

David joined the RBYC in 2005 as General Manager and overseas the day-to-day running of the RBYC with his management team. He knows members by name and is always happy to listen to recommendations and suggests from the Membership about their Club. Please feel free to contact him with any thoughts, suggestions or concerns.