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History

Thames watermen and river workers founded Greenwich Yacht Club in Greenwich on the 10th March 1908. The Clubhouse was situated for many years on the beach adjacent to the current clubhouse. Originally, it was a beached Thames Sailing Barge "Iverna", then later a hut on the Mudlarks Way beach (see pictures in the club bar).  In more recent times we were based in what is now known as the "old clubhouse" at the end of Riverway. That site was required by English Partnerships, as part of the preparation for construction of the Millennium Dome so English Partnerships provided the club with new facilities on the previously redundant Peartree Wharf.

Greenwich Yacht Club took occupation of the site early in November 1999 with temporary clubrooms in what is now the schoolroom and where we celebrated the millenium. We finally moved across to our splendid clubhouse in June 2000. Today our club has more then 400 members and is still open for membership.

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Past Commodores
1908 - 1934 G. Bull
1935 - 1939 G. Doman
1940 - 1951 W.A. Palmer
1952 - 1952 W.H. Wilby
1953 - 1956 J.D. Kerr
1957 - 1958 G.W. Pace
1959 - 1961 W.H. Wilby
1962 - 1962 J.D. Kerr
1963 - 1964 G.W. Pace
1964 1965 G.E Blaber
1966 - 1968 J.D. Kerr
1969 - 1971 D.B. Everett
1972 - 1974 R.A. Destercroix
1975 - 1975 R. Comber
1976 - 1977 D.B. Everett
1978 - 1980 H. Fletcher
1981 - 1983 J. Shiel
1984 - 1986 R.E. Carter
1987 - 1989 A.J. Roberts
1990 - 1991 D.A. Mannion
1992 - 1994 S.F. Payne
1995 - 1995 D. Palmer
1996 - 1998 J. Bayley
1999 - 2001 N. Crawford
2002 - 2004 J.P. Catchpole
2005 - 2005 R.C. Baker
2006 - 2008 F. Lerner
2009 - 2011 D. Duane
2012 - 2014 L. Willis
2015 - S. Wilson