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Countdown to the Royal Solent Yacht Club's 2024 Contessa Regatta

by RSYC Sailing Office 6 Mar 16:34 GMT 31 May - 2 June 2024
RSYC Contessa Regatta 2024 © RSYC

The 2024 RSYC Contessa Regatta, hosted by the Royal Solent Yacht Club from Friday 31st May to Sunday 2nd June, is now open with a discounted early bird entry available until midnight Friday 8th April. Standard entry is open 9th April until midnight 22nd May.

2023 saw 40 Contessas from all over the Solent area enter the 2023 regatta, these were predominantly made up of 26, 28 and 32 classes. In addition to the Contessa 32 Point Series, the 26s and 28s are again holding their Nationals over this weekend.

A full programme of racing is planned on Saturday and Sunday in the Western Solent, with three races on Saturday and two races on Sunday.

The Regatta organisers are delighted to announce that Louis Jadot has again agreed to join Jeremy Rogers Ltd as the partnering sponsors of this year's RSYC Contessa Regatta, with the very generous provision of Louis Jadot's Maçon-Lugny for the drinks reception on Friday evening. Plus, the winning boat in each class will receive a Magnum of Louis Jadot Moulin-à-Vent Château des Jacques and a Jeroboam will be presented to the overall winner.

In addition, the Contessa Regatta's supporting sponsor, Hall Hunter Partnership, is supplying its delicious locally grown berries for dessert at the Friday and Saturday suppers.

A full social programme is also planned ashore, with a welcome drinks reception and supper on Friday evening. On Saturday Jeremy Rogers Ltd hosting a Rum Punch party on the RSYC Lawn after which competitors and their guests can enjoy supper in the Club followed by dancing to the lively and popular local band 'The Accelerators'. The weekend will culminate on Sunday afternoon with a Hog Roast and prize-giving by Fiona Rogers, widow of the late Jeremy Rogers.

For any competitor enquiries please contact the RSYC office 01983 760256,

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