Life Members > 1960 W.R.Somerford

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Warren Somerford

Elected Life Member 1960

“…strength, stamina, and mental toughness…”

A champion boatman of the 50′s ‘Wonk’ Somerford served as Club Captain for an unequalled eleven seasons from 1954-5 through to 1964-5, followed by five years as President.

As well as winning many State titles in Surf Boats and March Past, Wonk was a nine time winner of the club Marathon, the event which now bears his name.

He was elected a State Life Member in 1975.