Staff Profiles

Ross Kilborn – General Manager

BYS, Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron

Ross has been General Manager since June 2017. Previously he spent ten years with Yachting Australia as Sport Development Director and Yachting Victoria as CEO. His career prior to that was in general management roles in mid size companies across printing, digital imaging an consumer marketing.  He is a member of the Victorian Coastal Council and Chair of the Central Coast Board. He was born on the Peninsula, lives at Mornington, and enjoys every opportunity to get out on the water that time permits



Daniel Knapp – Marina Manager

Daniel KnappDaniel lives in Mt.Martha, has a background in manufacturing, specialising in mechanical design, 3D design software implementation, and aerospace engineering. In his spare time he has had 8 years with VMR (Volunteer Marine Rescue) Mornington & VMR Hastings. He has been a skipper, general committee member, and their treasurer, training officer and president. He also built his own plate alloy boat, and finds time to enjoy with his wife and three young boys, who share his love of fishing.