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by Mike Harrison 11 Jan 2016 14:16 GMT 29-31 July 2016
Contessa 26 class hit the start line in the RYYC 152nd Annual Regatta © Any Saltonstall /

50th Anniversary rally booking form and flyer now available

As we enter the exciting 50th Anniversary season I am delighted to reveal the programme of events that the Contessa 26 Class has designated as our "official" rally for 2016.

Our ambition is to celebrate our 50th birthday with fifty Contessa 26 yachts lined up on Lymington River, with owners, crew and friends enjoying a full social schedule and time on the water cruising in company.

The first 50 boats to register for the event will receive a limited edition anniversary plaque.

The Destination

Dan Bran Pontoon
Lymington River

All moorings are subsidised by the Contessa 26 Association.

How to Register

Complete the form on the back of the flyer [PDF].

The Social Agenda

Friday 29th July - BBQ at the Fisherman's Rest in Lymington.
Saturday 30th July - Formal dinner at the Royal Lymington Yacht Club in Lymington.
Sunday 31st July - Lunch in Yarmouth at the newly refurbished King's Head Pub.

The Sailing Agenda

Friday 29th July - Arrival at the Dan Bran Pontoon.
Saturday 30th July - A gentle cruise in company over lunch towards Hurst Castle.
Sunday 31st July - A set course at a leisurely pace finishing in Yarmouth Harbour.

I do hope that you will be able to join us in July. Past and present owners welcome.

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