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.

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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!

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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?
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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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