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Centennial Events

Logo 100thWe're looking forward to our 100th Anniversary in scenic and historic Newport. A full calendar of events culminating in a gala dinner and awards ceremony at Fort Adams is planned. We look forward to greeting you at the many sailing-oriented venues of Newport.

To register, enter the names of the people in your party ($75 for the first, $50 each additional) and then indicate the number of tickets or meals you'll want for the paid and unpaid events below. Be sure to check all the way out!

At the bottom of the form, you can also pre-pay for two books coming out: Adventurous Use of the Sea and a History of the CCA.  Finally, we invite you, should you be so moved, to contribute to defray a share of the unfunded cost of this full and celebratory event.

Whichever options you select, we look forward to greeting you in Newport in September.


About Your Party
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Welcoming reception at Newport Harbor Hotel Hors d’oeuvres ($25) and cash bar
Invited Speaker- Historian Doug Adkins- Our History ($55.00)
Cocktails at hotel (cash bar)
Hors’doeuvres and Dinner ($160)
Keynote Speaker: Sir Robin Knox Johnston
Select Salmon or Beef
Invited Speaker- Pam RorkeLevy- “Dorade: Almost 100!” ($55.00)
9 am-11am    Blue Water Medalists presentations
12 pm Speakers: Blue Water Medalists ($55.00)
Jean Luc Van den Heede, Randall Reeves, Steve Brown, Rich Wilson,
Sir Robin Knox Johnston, Robert Shepton
Awards and Premiere of Gary Jobson film;
“History of the CCA” at Jane Pickens Theater
Passed Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar ($25.00)
Dinner on your own
Boat and bus transportation to Fort Adams
Gala Awards Dinner at Fort Adams (smart casual) ($250.00)

Historic Fort Adams hosts our Gala Celebration

Historic CCA Books

Book Cover
100 Years of Adventure

We've commissioned two books in honor of the centennial:

  • Adventurous Use of the Seaand is written by Tim Murphy, a well known marine writer and experienced yachtsman living in Jamestown, RI. Members' price: $30.
  • The History of the CCA being written by Sheila McCurdy, Past Commodore, will be published in 2023 and include coverage and photos of the Centennial. It is offered at a members only pre-release price of $30.

CCA members are cordially invited to become sponsors of this set. Your name will be included in the thank you page of the Historyand you'll receive an embossed slipcovered set of the two books when printing is done in '23.

Additional Underwriting Option

The event fees charged for this event do not fully cover the overall costs of the celebration.  We invite you to make an additional contribution to help underwrite this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Contribute to the underwriting of this historic event!