Gavin has been a member of the Club for over 20 years and has been on both General and the Sailing Committee’s for the past four years, and currently holding the position of Hon Sailing Secretary.

He has sailed for over 40 years, starting in Cadet & Mirror Dinghy’s, before moving onto to larger keelboat racing. He has competed at the highest level at World & European Championships, numerous Cowes, Cork, Dun Laoghaire and Scottish Weeks. He has offshore raced in the Fastnet & Round Ireland and is hopefully looking forward to competing in the Middle Sea Race.

Gavin felt the need to give back to sailing what he has gained over the years and in 2022 he successfully Chaired Bangor Town Regatta, and more recently has taken on the role of Vice Chair RYANI where he is looking forward to promoting sailing and boating not only in RUYC but throughout