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104 Years - Established 1913

Flag Officers, Officers and Committee 2017

Commodore - Roger Cleland

Hon. Secretary -

Roger is best known as the author of the MCA Centenary Book “100 Years of the Manchester Cruising Association” and acted as Archivist for many years. Roger was involved with the Cheshire Schools Sailing & Canoeing programme eventually becoming it’s Chairman and was also Chairman of the UK & International ‘Topper’ Class Associations.


Rear Commodore
& Publicity Officer -

Nigel imparts a wealth of experience in selling and promotion from many years at the ‘cutting edge’ of sales & marketing for the pharmaceutical industry. Nowadays spending much of his leisure time sailing around the coasts of Croatia and Turkey.

Nigel Partington

John Thorp


2013 Street Salver winning picture by Geoff & Devika  Dobson

Hon. Auditor -  Booth Ainsworth & Co.

Vice Commodore -
Immediate Past Commodore

Originally joining the MCA back in 1964 to be part of the Budworth Sailing Section, Roy has recently been cruising in the Med and moved down the Adriatic via the Greek Islands to Turkey but is currently boatless and content.

General Committee

Steve Ankers


Geoff Meggitt

Simon Temple


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Roy Conchie


Hon. Treasurer -  Richard Gregory

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Richard has stepped in to the breach on a temporary basis having served the MCA well as Secretary and as Commodore in past years.

Mike Ousbey


President - Geoff Meggitt

Geoff has served as MCA Commodore over 4 separate years including the important occasion of the Centenary.  
Geoff is currently Chairman of the RYA North West Region.

John returns to the role of Hon. Sec. after a few years’ break and brings with him a wealth of experience in administration.   Together with wife Ann, John spends many weeks each year at their boat on the French inland waterways.

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Dr. Stuart Thompson