Royal Ocean Racing Club appoints new Deputy Racing Manager
Tim Thubron joins The Royal Ocean Racing Club as Deputy Racing Manager
The Royal Ocean Racing Club is delighted to announce the appointment of Tim Thubron to the post of Deputy Racing Manager. Thubron brings to the team a wealth of experience in yacht racing, both as a skipper of successful racing teams whilst working as a professional skipper managing racing and charter yachts, and as the organiser of major events whilst working for his previous employer, the Royal Southern Yacht Club. Thubron has competed in numerous RORC races both in the UK and abroad and achieved success at National and International level including Cowes Week, Cork Week, Antigua Sailing Week, the Swan European Regatta and, additionally, class wins in the Rolex Swan World Cup, Rolex Fastnet Race, RORC Caribbean 600 and RORC Season’s Points Championships.
Whilst at the Royal Southern Yacht Club, Thubron successfully delivered an extensive sailing programme of multiple regattas, club races and major events that included the Match Cup, One Ton Cup, Hamble Classics, J/70 European Championship and J/80 World Championship. He was additionally responsible for managing the club’s 60-berth Prince Philip Yacht Haven along with RIB berths, dry sailing berths, dinghies and river pontoons.
RORC Chief Executive Eddie Warden Owen is delighted to welcome Thubron to the RORC Race Team:
“Tim brings with him in-depth knowledge and experience that will be valuable to the management and development of the extensive RORC race programme. He is very much a team player and is looking forward to being part of our young race management team.”
Commenting on his appointment, Thubron says:
“Having participated in numerous RORC races all around the world over the last 20 years, I am now very much looking forward to the opportunity to work with a first class Race Management Team delivering the highest quality of racing to competitors.”