South African 505 Exco, these are the sailors that lead the South African class racing association. 

Peter Funke

Position: President
Location: Gauteng

Our young energetic leader of the 505 class is never at a loss for "gees" (spirit) and leads us enthusiastically into the future. Another phenomenal sailor who has won many a national title with his brother, Thomas. 

Thomas Funke

Position: Communications
Location: Ballito, KZN
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Thomas, together with his brother have won many national championships and represent South Africa internationally quite often.

Robert Von Gruenewaldt

Position: Treasurer
Location: Gauteng

Robert, together with Kyle has been sailing 505 for many years and despite his relatively light weight as a crew, he has won many national titles.

Richard Hutton-Squire

Position: Secretary
Location: Western Cape

Richard is the current 2015 national champion and represents the western cape region where the guys get to sail regularly in big winds and master the art of flat and fast.  

Alexander Ham

Position: Youth Development 
Location: Cape Town

Alex is young, energetic and fast! Alex skippered for his father for many a year and after spending sometime racing in Europe has returned even faster.

Kyle Klaas

Position: Measurer 
Location: Gauteng

Kyle has been sailing 505's since his teens and together with Robert have won numerous national titles.