Gemma Wall – General Manager / Club Secretary / Club Welfare & Safeguarding Officer 

Gemma manages the team of staff and oversees the smooth running of the Club, acting as the information and reference point for the Commodore, Flag Officers and Committee members.  Gemma is also responsible for supporting the well-being of young and vulnerable members.



Tanya Clifford – Finance & Membership Manager

Tanya is responsible for maintaining all the Club’s accounts and financial records.





Sandie Duncan – Administrator

Sandie is responsible for membership applications, website upkeep, membership directory, merchandise and general administration.



Barney Miller – Administrator

Barney is our Administrator responsible for assisting with various sailing Administration and Accounts duties.



House Operations Manager

Responsible for our bar and food service operations, including arranging and delivering events and the presentation of the clubhouse.



Sara Smith – Events, Bar & Dining Supervisor

Sara is responsible for all FOH and Events duties, assisting the House & Operations Manager.





Carter Williamson – Head Chef

Our in-house Chef is responsible for running the Kitchen and Club Menus.



For all sailing & training enquiries please email

Laurence Blackburn – Chief Instructor & Club Coach 


Laurence is responsible for the development and successful running of all on the water activities and training at the Bembridge Sailing Club.



Charlie Daish – Head Boatman

Charlie works with Rod and attends to all boatman and maintenance duties.





Rod Rowsell – Assistant Boatman



Rod helps to maintain the Club’s fleet of boats and acts as part-time Boatman during races. He also assists with boat parking and carries out mark laying, as well as building and grounds maintenance.



For more general enquiries please email


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