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Egret Wins Rowhedge Regatta

Congratulations to Danny Fox and the Mersea Boys who raced Egret to a very close and exciting finish at Rowhedge Regatta on 22 June 2019. Gritter and the Never Say Never lads had led the race from the first mark … Continue reading

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CYC 100th Anniversary Race Update

We have now received confirmation from CYC that the Trophies for their special 100th Anniversary Race, which had to be cancelled on 8 June because of gales, will now be sailed for on the same day as the Colne Salver … Continue reading

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Oonie & Iain Werngren to host BOD Summer Party

Iain and Oonie Werngren invite members, crews, partners and friends of the BOD Association, to join them in their garden at 7pm on Saturday 29th June for a BOD Summer BBQ and Ice Cream. If you haven’t visited the Werngren’s garden … Continue reading

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Rowhedge Regatta Instructions

Rowhedge Regatta is fast approaching on 22 June and the organisers have provided us with the Sailing Instructions which confirm that we will be starting from Bateman’s Tower at 13.45. Once at Rowhedge we will be mooring up  in the Ferry … Continue reading

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CYC 100th Anniversary Regatta & Celebrations

  The CYC 100th Anniversary Race is the first event in our Geedon/HD Sails lottery series and will be a wonderful celebration of the club’s anniversary of the move from Wivenhoe to Brightlingsea.  Please see the relevant racing documents below … Continue reading

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C44 Janice Available For 2019 Season

As many of you will remember, C44 Janice was beautifully restored by Rob Maloney just a couple of years ago, but ill health has made it impossible for her owner Richard Austin to race her since. She is actively for … Continue reading

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RIP Jean Thomas

It is with great sadness that we share the news that BODOA President Jean Thomas passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning 20th March 2019 at Farrar’s Hall Care Home, Huntingdon at the age of 94. Jean was the daughter of … Continue reading

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