Who We Are- Committees

Adelaide Sailing Club operate in a two tier management system through the Board of Management (BoM) and the Committee of Management (CoM).


Board of Management (BoM)
The BoM are responsible to oversee the governance of the club, manage business relations and finance. 

Harry Fisher

Victoria Young 

Peter Royle

Peter has been a member of the Adelaide Sailing Club for the past 8 years, and was previously a member of then Glenelg Sailing Club throughout the 90s. Peter has a broad sailing history, starting as a junior in the 420 class before progressing into senior dinghy sailing in Tasers and currently OK Dinghys. Peter has also had a go in Etchells and Melges 24s, both inshore keelboats, as well as competing in offshore keelboats in three Sydney Hobart races and many Adelaide- Pt. Lincoln Regattas. 

"ASC has provided a strong and supportive environment for both my kids to embrace the love of sailing at club, national and international levels. I now want to give back to the club that has provided so much for me and my family."

Board Member
Duncan Lock

Board Member
Chris Went

Board Member
Nick Bice

Long time sailor First time Board member.

Nick has sailed all his life, from Holdfast trainers in Port Lincoln to Super Maxis in some of the biggest regattas in the world. Having spent the last 20+ years living overseas sailing on various classes it’s now time to replant his roots back home.

“Joining the board of the ASC was an easy choice for me the future of sailing is at a critical point and we all need to work together to ensure the youth of today have the opportunities many of us have had and the Adelaide Sailing Club is and will play a critical role In that”


Committee of Management (CoM)
The CoM are responsible for all aspects of the member requirements and the sailing operations of the club.

Peter Royle

Vice Commodore:
Malcolm Hughes

Malcolm began his sailing career as a junior at Henley Sailing Club in International Cadets. He progressed from Cadets through Cherubs, Mosquitos and 505s at Henley until moving into coaching when his 3 boys began sailing. Malcolm's family moved to Glenelg in the last year on the old site then to Adelaide as the club started in 1998.

Malcolm began his Race Officer role from the commencement of Adelaide Sailing Club, pioneering the “North Course” and back to back racing. Malcolm has been Vice Commodore over 2 periods 20?? – 20?? And 2015 – current. 

Malcolm’s roles also include regatta management both on and off water and has been involved with most of the regattas over Adelaide’s proud regatta history.

Rear Commodore 
Donna Evans

Committee Member
Deirdre Schahinger

Committee Member
Deb Lennon

Committee Member
Maddy Salter

Maddy became a new member when she moved to South Australia in February 2021. Maddy comes from a long sailing history in Tasmania and she brings a strong club volunteer background. Sailing since she was 7 years old, Maddy has competed in multiple world championships and now competes in Australian sharpies. Being the first female president of a Sharpie Association, her passion and determination for equality within the sailing community show through her commitment to the sport both on water and off water. Maddy has been involved in the Learn to Sail program at ASC and is often seen coaching the opti fleet across the state.



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