Racing Contessas in the Solent

Do you race your Contessa 26 in the Solent area?

Would you like to race?

I have moved Tessa from Yorkshire to Cowes,  arriving on Monday 1st June and now  in East Cowes Marina.

CO26 Solent Spring lunch

We are having a short Association Committee Meeting at the R Lym YC at 11.30 on Saturday 15 March.  This will be followed by a Spring Contessa 26 Owners Lunch in the Royal Lymington for everyone who can make it whether local or not!

Folly Rally Update

11 boats attended the Co 26 Rally at Cowes September 2007.

We met up at the Folly for a meal on Saturday evening.

Elinor, Sulali,Red Dragon,Tic-Tac, Morwennol Fach, Scirmish,Rumpol,Trico,Sorina,Sleepers Wake,Me-Mo.

Jo Mooring Aldridge 

A personal view of the Folly Rally

Flo is back from a wonderful sail aboard Sulali. This trip is definitely one that I shall file under ‘unexpected little gems of life’.

How many times in your life do you get invited to sail onboard a Contessa 26 - otherwise acclaimed as one of the top British classic sailboats?

Dolphin ahoy!

Dolphin -  not quite through the eyes of the Needles

On the August Bank holiday weekend we set off on a weekend trip to Weymouth in our Contessa 26, Elinor . There was little wind and we slowly made our way tacking out to the Needles.  When we half a mile or so off my two sons (Rupert and Justin) spotted a lone dolphin swimming alongside the boat just under the water.  It stayed with us for about half an hour moving from side to side and seemed very friendly.

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