The Royal BVI Yacht Club

The home of sailing, in the sailing capital of the world

Annual General Meeting

Notice of the 48th Royal BVI Yacht Club AGM

The 2021 Annual General Meeting of the Royal British Virgin Islands Yacht Club will be held at the Clubhouse at Road Reef AND via Zoom on Tuesday 16 February at 6:00pm.

All Members in good standing are invited to attend the meeting. Members who would like to attend via Zoom are asked to register by email to secretary@royalbviyc.org

The business to be conducted at the AGM shall be:

  1. Confirmation of the minutes of the 47th AGM
  2. Presentation by the Commodore of the Committee Annual Reports
  3. Presentation and adoption of the Treasurer’s accounts for 2020
  4. By-laws Amendment
  5. Appointment of the Nominating Committee
  6. Election of Officers
  7. Any other business

Amendment to the By-Laws

To consider the motion to amend By-Law 3.4.1 Quorum.

3.4       QUORUM

3.4.1    Twenty-five Fifteen (15) Full Members shall form a quorum at Annual and Special General Meetings.


The Royal BVI Yacht Club is accepting nominations for committee members to serve through to February 2022. The following members have expressed willingness to stand for another term:

  • C Todd Patterson – Commodore
  • Christopher Haycraft – Vice-Commodore
  • Dennis Versoza - Treasurer
  • Julia Campbell – Fundraising Captain
  • Edward Brockbank – Captain of Infrastructure
  • Ted Reshetiloff – Captain of Sailing
  • Lisa Penn Lettsome – Member at Large

Members are requested to submit the names of persons who are willing to stand for the above positions or the positions of Membership, Social, Youth Sailing Development and Watersports to the Nominating Committee (Linda Phillips; Mandi Atack or Dick Schoonover).

All nominations must have a nominator and a seconder and be with the agreement of the person nominated.

Note: Any Full members may nominate and second the nomination of any Full member with their agreement. This may be done in writing to the Secretary at any time prior to the meeting or at the meeting. If the nominated member is not present at the AGM, their written approval must be submitted in advance.

Note 2: Only paid up Full members in good standing are entitled to vote at the AGM or hold office in the Club. If you are unable to attend and would like to name a proxy to vote on your behalf, please contact the Secretary.

Note 3: Due to the COVID-19 restrictions in place in the BVI and for the safety of our members, the option to join the AGM via Zoom will be made available to members. Any members who wish to attend in person shall follow any regulations required with regards to sanitization and social distancing.