In memory of past Canadian Commodore Robin Hutchinson, Fleet Historian Mike O'Brien has written the following tribute:
We regret to announce the passing of Dr. Robin Hutchinson on January 30, 2019 at the age of 80. Robin was a leader in the treatment of diabetes and kidney transplants, having established the first interprovincial chain matching process which increased the opportunities for matching Canada wide.
Robin was a founding member of the Canadian fleet of the Classic Yacht Association as well as being one of our early Commodores.
Until 2018, Robin and his spouse Pat were the proud owners of the M.V. Sannox, recently re-admitted to the CYA. Sannox had previously been owned by Robin’s father and when he found it for sale, he was delighted to bring it back into the fold.
Robin was a true gentleman, a noted historian and a delightful raconteur.
Our sympathies go out to Pat Hutchinson and to Robin’s son and daughter. He will be truly missed by all members of the Canfleet.