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13_Yachtsman 2015.qxp_Yachtsman Magazine 19/08/2015 4:28 pm Page 5 From the Vice Commodore It seems like only yesterday that I took over from Ian Audsley as the Vice Commodore and became engaged with members through a whole new aspect of the membership, the depth of commitment by the Rear Commodores and the broader sailing community that our club fosters. Jubilee Class with 22 Starters. The RPAYC has a distinguished history of members, both national and international, in many one design classes over many years. More recently member, Jason Antill, has been actively campaigning to rebuild One Design Fleets and the second annual Mid-Winter Regatta boasted more than 40 boats. The Club has developed a One Design Program which provides outstanding value for under 25 feet One Design sailors to enjoy club facilities and what we hope will soon be our redeveloped Crystal Bay facilities. This initiative is aimed at bringing back some “large fleet” grass root sailing that the Alfred’s was once second to none on Almost on day one, eight new Elliott 7s the world stage. arrived, the contrac Ё