The RAYC is run by a team of volunteers:
Officers of the RAYC:
Gareth Dixon, Commodore
Gareth (Bob) Dixon came to Anglesey in 1962 via Northumberland and Fiji. A past HMS Conway student Bob joined the Merchant Navy with Shaw Saville and Albion in 1970 as an Engineering Officer. Bob also worked with the Gwynedd Ambulance service as well as spending 25 years with Transocean Offshore the largest ultra deep-water drilling contractor in the world, working in Aberdeen, Houston, Jakarta, Lagos and Perth. Bob is passionate about Anglesey and the culture of the Island and is looking forward to helping the RAYC develop its sailing and rowing activities on the Menai Strait. Bob has been a member of the club since 2003.
Bob sails Fife number 35, Tarka.
Stevie Scanlan, Vice Commodore
Anna Pretious, Rear Commodore
Lesley Bebbington, Rear Commodore
Rhys Davies, President
Rhys DaviesRhys Davies was brought up overlooking the Menai Strait in Menai Bridge on Anglesey. He is a fluent Welsh speaker and divides his spare time between sailing in the summer and rugby during the winter when he coaches a local junior rugby team. Rhys started sailing on Fife No. 37 Muscadet when he was 18 years old.
Rhys is a Chartered Town Planner. Having studied Town Planning at Leeds he returned to Anglesey for a few years before moving to Cardiff with his wife Sasha. Rhys worked for a private practice in Cardiff, then spent 8 years in Manchester working as Head of Planning for the Co-operative Group. In 2005 Rhys and his family returned to Anglesey and set up a town planning consultancy practice in Conwy. Rhys is now Managing Director of Cadnant Planning Ltd in Conwy.
Rhys has been a member of the RAYC since 1992 and was Chairman of the RAYC Fife Association for 5 years Rhys still sails Fife No. 37 Muscadet and will give all new Members and visiting sailors a warm welcome.
|Commodore||Mr Gareth Dixon|
|Vice Commodore||Mrs Stevie Scanlan|
|Rear Commodore||Miss Anna Pretious|
|Rear Commodore||Mrs Lesley Bebbingon|
|President||Mr Rhys Davies|
|Hon. Secretary||Mr John Laing|
|Hon. Treasurer||Mr Nick Tebbutt|
|Hon. Membership Secretary||Mr Barrie Yates|
|Hon. Sailing Captain||Mr Ewan McEwan|
|Hon. Volunteer Co-ordinator||Mr Raymond Beer|
Management Committee: Chaired by Commodore Gareth Dixon
The Officers of the Club and :-
Mr Ioan Shah – Mr Gavin Morgan – Dr Andrew Fowell
Mr Patrick Blackmore – Mr Graham Parker – Mr Hugo Breen-Turner
Sailing Committee: Chaired by Vice Commodore Stevie Scanlan
Sailing Captain, Mr Ewan McEwan-Mr Hugo Breen-Turner (Fife)
Miss Anna Pretious (MSOD) – MrT Knowles (Rowing)
Mr Gavin Morgan – Mr Andrew Dickie (Race Admin)-Mr Ray Beer
House Committee: Chaired by Rear Commodore Anna Pretious
Rear Commodore Lesley Bebbington- Mrs.Julia Blackmore
Mr Ioan Shah- Mr Gavin Morgan- Miss Mary Flower– Mr Mike Hardie
Mrs Sally Williams- Mrs Sue Bellringer- Mrs Sian Davies- Mrs Rachel Robins
Mr Antony Robinson- Mr Rob Elias
Youth Sailing Group:
Vice Commodore Stevie Scanlan- Mr Ioan Shah- Mr Antony Robinson- Mr Dick Tudor- Mr Gavin Morgan- Mrs Elin Powell