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History and Mission


Records of the Neuse Sailing Association start with the Articles of Incorporation signed on February 20, 1973, by Joseph H. Cox, Andrew P. Denmark, and Joseph 0. Sargent. Secretary of State Thad Eure certified the Articles on April 13, 1973. Listed as the first six directors were: Joseph H. Cox, Elizabeth A. Cox, Andrew P. Denmark, Mary J. Denmark, Howard M. Ellis, Jr., and Joseph 0. Sargent. The By-Laws set forth by these founders served the NSA for the first 20 years of its existence. The By-Laws were updated under the administration of Past Commodore Frank Wilson and again in 2016 under Commodore Carl Crothers. The By-Laws can be read here
. A revised set of Articles of Incorporation are forthcoming.

The NSA was organized for these purposes:

  • To promote activities of a social and recreational nature, including, but not limited to, the operation of other kindred endeavors. 
  • To conduct such private club for the best physical and moral welfare of the members thereof. 
  • To enable the members to gather together for the mutual benefit and enjoyment into an athletic and social group. 
  • The development of the art and science of sailing, the acquisition of knowledge of the theory and practice of seamanship, navigation, and allied subjects; and the furthering of this purpose by promotion and encouragement of races, regattas, and cruises.

Past Commodores

 2020 - Jeff Kenyon 2004 - Kent Fann 1988 - Joe Smith
 2019 - Paul Griffin 2003 - Chip Ackerman 1987 - Bowie Martin *
 2018 - Chuck Gordon 2002 - Pat Judge 1986 - Bert Quay
 2017 - Sharon Stephenson 2001 - Bob Moore * 1985 - Missy W Baskerville
 2016 - Carl Crothers 2000 - Chip Ackerman 1984 - Dave Hawkins
 2015 - John Phillips 1999 - Tere Otero 1983 - Bowie Martin *
 2014 - Grady Bowers 1998 - Ray Bittner 1982 - Bowie Martin *
 2013 - Howard Cheetham 1997 - Joe Wright 1981 - Ray King
 2012 - Bill Erwin 1996 - Bill Sage 1980 - Jim Bryan
 2011 - Chuck Gordon 1995 - Ralph Krueger * 1979 - Bowie Martin *
 2010 - Mike Trogdon 1994 - Jim Dugan 1978 - Skip Crayton
 2009 - Sharon Stephenson 1993 - Frank Wilson * 1977 - Jim Bryan **
 2008 - Buster Kenny 1992 - George Stevenson 1976 - Bowie Martin **
 2007 - Mike Trogdon 1991 - Jim Shaw 1975 - Charlie Gryb *
 2006 - Tom Barwick 1990 - Mike Jones 1974 - Joseph H Cox *
 2005 - Jim Beachham 1989 - Claude Arnold 1973 - Rex Willis
 











* - Deceased
** - Records unclear for this year


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