Topic: British Contessa Assoc 50th anniversary celebrations
Quoting The Contessa 26 Class Association UK <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Racing News from the Contessa 26 UK Class Association
> ** Welcome to the 2016 Season!
> This being the 50th Anniversary year, it would be great to see as
> many Contessa 26’s on the water as possible, enjoying some close
> competitive racing.
> The Official Race Programme consists of The Round the Island Race
> and The National Championships with entry open to Class Association
> Members as well as Non-Members.
> This year the National Championships will be hosted by Lymington
> Town Sailing Club. As per the 2015 National Championships we have
> three Classes to cater for differing levels of ability within the
> * The Racing Class is for accomplished Racers with Race Spec Boats
> and is run under the International IRC Rating System.
> * The Cruiser Class is for novices or those sailing short-handed
> with Cruiser Spec Boats and is run under Event Specific Rating
> * The White Sails Class is for Cruiser Spec Boats not wishing to use
> a spinnaker.
> If you intend on entering the Racing Class please ensure you apply
> to the IRC Rating Office for a Rating as soon as possible. If your
> boat has not previously had an IRC Rating and you only intend to do
> one or two of our Events we have arranged for the IRC to issue
> Single Event Ratings offering a substantial saving over an annual
> rating - for details please Click Here
> (http://contessa26.us4.list-manage1.com/ … 236a12c680)
> Cruiser Class and White Sails Ratings are provided by the Contessa
> 26 Association for the National's and for The Round The Island Race
> the Cruiser Class Ratings are called ISCRS and provided by the
> Island sailing Club upon entry to the Event. No White Sails Class
> exists for this Event but your rating in ISCRS is adjusted to take
> into account the lack of a spinnaker.
> The Island Sailing Club J P MORGAN ROUND THE ISLAND RACE.
> Saturday 2 July 2016
> If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact Mike Harrison
> (Racing Captain) on 07968 362101, or Tom Olden on 07795023936. The
> 2016 programme is being jointly organised on behalf of the Class by
> Tom Olden and Mike Harrison.
> Look forward to seeing you on the start line (and in the bar). Have
> a great season.
> NB Entries are coming in thick and fast for the Class 50th
> Anniversary Rally at Lymington, and if you haven’t entered yet now
> is the time to send it in.
> Also the 50th Anniversary Book which is a great and essential to
> have production is on sale now, secure your copy and details for
> both are on the website.
> Mike Harrison
> Racing Captain.
> (h) 01983 297406 (m) 07968 362101
> Email: email@example.com
> Our mailing address is:
> Contessa 26 Association
> 62 Mill Hill Road
> Cowes, England PO31 7EQ
> United Kingdom