Tony has been a member of the club since 1968, serving in various posts in the club with two appointments as Commodore. In his sailing days he owned and raced a Fireball, a Laser and a Miracle class dinghy.
However, his main area of expertise was in Race Management becoming Chairman of both the RYA and ISAF Race Management Committees.
He was Assistant Race Officer at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games and appointed as the ISAF Chief Race Officer for the 2004 Athens Olympics. Tony was also the Chief Instructor for the ISAF, training International Race Officers (IRO’s) at venues all round the world.
Tony has also been elected to the Council of the RYA on three occasions and was a member of the RYA Racing Rules Committee for a period of five years.