Life Members > 1944 R.L.Sanderson


 Reg Sanderson

Elected Life Member 1944

“…Sanderson was to the club like a good boat sweep in rough seas”

“if ever there has to be a ‘Mr City Beach’, it would have to be Reg Sanderson”

One of the most important figures in the history of the club, Reg Sanderson was club Vice Captain in 1931-32, and Handicapper from 1934 to 1937, before holding the office of President from 1939 to 1952, and again from 1959 to 1965. His leadership was responsible for getting the club through some of it’s most difficult periods.

He was an accomplished boat sweep also, and swept the clubs first state champion crews while Boat Captain in the 1933-34 and 1934-35 seasons.