Commodore Rick Gates
Rick Gates has been sailing model boats for many years in the New England area. He is the founder of the Nashua Model Yacht Club. He has been an important part of other clubs including the Marblehead Model Yacht Club, the Minuteman Model Yacht Club, and the Back Bay Skippers Model Yacht Club, sponsored by the New Hampshire Boat Museum.
As a representative of the boat museum he has conducted several S.T.E.M. sessions in the New England area on building and sailing model boats.
Vice Commodore Rick Laird
Rick Laird has been a member of the Marblehead Model Yacht Club for many years, where he is currently the Fleet Captain for the EC12 Class. He has sailed successfully in many AMYA events across the country.