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Anthony takes Coleraine helm

 

By Staff Reporter

Coleraine Yacht Club has elected Anthony Clendinning installed as its new Commodore.

He will head up a management team which includes John Pierce as Rear Commodore and retains the experienced services of David Hunt as Honorary Secretary and Peter Rainey as Honorary Treasurer. Ivan Campbell will continue his role as Training & Development Officer.

Rear Commodore John Pierce told the club agm: "During the past year we have seen 73 new people take part in club sailing through our very successful outreach programme.

"We now have six sailors competing on the Ulster squad, two at UK level and one international sailor. This success reflects the hard work that has been put into training."

New commodore Anthony, an International J24 sailor and club member for 23 years, said: "Our outreach programme will help us to include young people from all backgrounds and give them the opportunity to sail they may not otherwise have dreamt of."

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