Honorary & Life Members

Honorary & Life Members of the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria have made significant contributions to the Club, and we sincerely thank them for their efforts.

Honorary Life Members

As per Rule 1.6 A person who has given substantial services to the encouragement of yachting or in promoting the interests of the Club may, if recommended by the Committee, be elected an Honorary Life Member of the Club on the unanimous vote of Members at a General Meeting at which not less than 25 members vote. An Honorary Life Member shall be entitled to the same privileges as a Senior Member without payment of an annual subscription but in all other respects shall be subject to these Rules.

The Club is proud to have the following Honorary Life Members:

Mr Colin Anderson Mr Geoff Hope Mr Des Ryan
Mr Douglas Anderson Mr Leslie Joel Mr Douglas Shields
Mr John Bertrand Mr Geoff Klestadt PC James Shields
Mr Peter Botica PC Jon Klestadt PC Robert Spencer
Mr John Boyle Mr Vincent Lauwers Mr Michael Vanderwarker
Mr Lindsay Butler Mr Peter McIntyre AO Mr David Wallace
Dr Bernard Case Mr Bruce Moran PC Graeme West
Mr Lyle Close Mr Bob Munro Mr John Wreford
Mr James Conway Mr Warren Neale Mr Darryl Morrison
Mr Peter Digby Mr Leigh Norgate Mr Frank Tate
Mr Terence Harper Mr Kenneth Richardson Mr Warren Neale
Mr Tom Moss

Life Members

As per rule 1.10 A Member of the age of 18 years or over may, if the Committee thinks fit, be elected as a Life Member. A Life Member shall be entitled to all of the privileges of the Club without payment of an annual subscription. He or she shall be liable to pay a levy or call approved by a General Meeting of Members and any other charges in respect of slipping, marinas, lockers or affiliation fees. A Life Member shall be amenable to Part 3 of the Rules and may cease to be a Member in the same manner as any other Member except for non-payment of an annual subscription.

The club is proud to have the following Life Members

  1. Mr Kenneth Harrison
  2. Mr Tom Hillenaar
  3. Mr William Pepper
  4. Mr Greg Snowball
  5. PC Bruce Taylor