New members still active today included Dick Hart, Jack Mathias, Dick Smith, Chris Mierzwa, Peter Rains, Tom White, Jim Franzek, Chuck Chilcott
, and Bob Ihrig.
...When considering the factors that have led to the great success of the Buffalo Harbor Sailing Club, a large part of the credit must be given to the dedication and consistent service of our race committee, lead for many years by chairman, Chuck Chilcott, and committee boat skipper, Bob Ihrig,.
raced sailboats and still has one.He joined the BHSC in 1978 and raced Ruffian for years until he became so interested in the many intricacies and possibilities of race management that this became his full time sailing commitment.
As early as 1979 he
was given the Commodore's Award for his
special services to the club and a 1981 newsletter records that he
bought a computer to calculate results.