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Flag Officers

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Commodore

Matthew J. "Matt" Braun

Matt is an active sailor in both Front Runners and J/70's. As he owns 3 Front Runners and a J/70 USA 420 E.L.E. He most enjoys sailing with his wife A.L. and Children Ellie, Guthrie, and Ainsley. The Braun's are very involved in …

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Vice-Commodore

William T. "Ted" Bennett

Ted is our Commodore in 2015-2016. He likes cruising.

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Rear Commodore

David "David" Lennarz

David Lennarz began sailing on the Chesapeake Bay with his parents and two older brothers at an early age. Later, during high school in Florida, David crewed and skippered larger sail boats in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean. Passages to Mexico and one through the …

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Secretary

Joseph W. "Joe" Roos

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Treasurer

Robert P. "Rob" Whittemore

Rob actively races Flying Scots at Fishing Bay and on the travel circuit.

Trustees

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Fleet Captain

Alexander "Alex" Alvis III

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Offshore Division Commander

Bob "Bob" Fleck

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One Design Division Commander

Jonathan M. "Jon" Deutsch

Jon is a longtime ILCA sailor having recently become a 'master' and campaigns his ILCA up and down the east coast. Jon has served as the event chairman for the Chesapeake Bay Laser Masters Championship since 2005. Jon has previously owned a J70 and an RG65. Jon received the US …

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Cruising Division Commander

Douglas J. "Doug" Selden

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Junior Division Commander

Mark E. "Mark" Hayes

Mark and Michelle love to cruise the Bay when not chasing their boys around the race course!

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Fleet Lieutenant

Michael S. "Mike" Chesser

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Social Director

Paul E. "Paul" Wash

Paul is campaigning Cheeky Monkey Racing (an S2 7.9) in club events and other events in the region. He and his family are on the water most weekends whether racing or day sailing. Look for him launching at the Fishing Bay ramp any given weekend or holiday day.

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Social Director

Geoffrey D. "Geoff" Cahill

Geoff enjoys sailing on his Sakonnet and cruising in his 1901 Lozier launch, Nixie, but especially doing Race Committee with his Fishing Bay pals.

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Member at Large

John B. "John" Wake Jr.

Just another day in paradise...

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Docks Chair

David B. "David" Clark

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House Chair

William H. "Tracy" Schwarzschild

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Grounds Chair

Edward J. "Ed" O'Connor

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Log Streamer

Veronica "Nica" Waters

Temporarily land-based, Nica fills her time writing, cooking, and exercising - and encouraging others to do the same. Being fit helps you sail faster, and who doesn't want to do that?

Board Committees

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Offshore Division Race Chair

James "Jim" Raper

Offshore competitor, club race officer...any reason to be at FBYC

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One Design Race Chair

Mark A. "Mark" Stephens

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Chaplain

Doug L. "Doug" Anderson

Doug sails a Hanse 370, "Red Sky" in the Non-Spin fleet and previously campaigned a Flying Scot #3019 and a J/22 #90. Doug sold "Red Sky" to Michael Chesser 07/20/2020.

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Junior Division Lieutenant Commander

Douglas S. "Doug" Bendura

Now that children have aged out of Junior racing and Doug has retired are looking forward to spending more time on Traveller II

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Offshore Division Coordinator

Caroline G. "Caroline" Patrick

Spending time at the river with friends and family is good for the soul. I enjoy sailing one design and offshore, especially J70s. We are lucky to have a great yacht club and wonderful community of members.

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One Design Division Coordinators

Kevin L. "Kevin" Cross

Kevin is an active Front Runner and J70 sailor.

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Cruising Division Lieutenant Commander

Diane M. "Diane" Simon

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Protest Chair

C. Mayo "Mayo" Tabb Jr.

Mayo grew up at FBYC starting in the 1950's sailing with his father who was an early member and became a member in his own right in 1975. He has served on the Board numbers times starting in 1988 and was Commodore in 2010. His main involvement has been …

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Regatta Committee Chair

Matthew A. "Matt" Lambert

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CBYRA Delegate

Thomas J. "Tom" Roberts

Tom has raced a Mobjack "MobJacket" for 30 years, most successfully with daughter Meg at the helm. He crews for Russ Collins on "Morningtide" and Blackwell Nottingham on "Shadowfax". He and wife Elaine cruise with Blackwell and Alice Nottingham on their "Rivanna".

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Long Range Planning Chair

Doug L. "Doug" Anderson

Doug sails a Hanse 370, "Red Sky" in the Non-Spin fleet and previously campaigned a Flying Scot #3019 and a J/22 #90. Doug sold "Red Sky" to Michael Chesser 07/20/2020.

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YAM Chair

Katharine T. "Katie" Durham

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Historian

Joseph L. "Jere" Dennison Jr.

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Marketing Chair

John M. "Jay" Buhl III

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Webmaster & IT Chair

R. Strother "Strother" Scott

Strother and Evie are the proud father of twins - both now FBYC members. For 24 years he sailed NY40 Albemarle Pippin, and recently has sailed a J105 named Loose Cannon - but Loose Cannon is now sailed by Strother Jr. in Marblehead, Mass.

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Finance Chair

Mason T. "Mason" Chapman

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Winter Program Chairs

Carol "Carol" Bokinsky

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Winter Program Chairs

Eric B. "Eric" Bokinsky

Staff

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Registered Agent

William H. "Tracy" Schwarzschild

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Executive Secretary

Ms. Meg Rock

Meg began as Executive Secretary in 2013

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Office Mail: Fishing Bay Yacht Club, 2711 Buford Road #309, Bon Air, 23235,
Clubhouse Address: 1525 Fishing Bay Road, Deltaville, VA 23043 (no mail delivery)

Phone Numbers: Club House 804-776-9636

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