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100th Anniversary Schedule

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Sunday Sept. 11

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Afternoon:     4 pm                Registration

5 pm                Welcoming reception at Newport Harbor Hotel

Hors d’oeuvres ($25) and cash bar

Dinner on your own.

                                  Activities:  Exploring Newport

Monday Sept. 12      

Morning:        8 am                Registration

9 am – 12 pm  Committee Meetings

Lunch:            12 pm Invited Speaker- Historian Doug Adkins- Our History ($55.00)

Afternoon:     1pm – 5pm      Committee Meetings

                        1 pm – 5 pm    Tour yacht Dorade

Evening:         5-6:30 pm       Cocktails at hotel (cash bar)

7 pm                Hors’doeuvres and Dinner ($160)

Keynote Speaker: Sir Robin Knox Johnston

Activities:  Exploring Newport

Tuesday Sept. 13     

Morning:        8:30 am            Registration

9 am – 12 pm  Committee Meetings


Lunch:            12 pm               Invited Speaker- Pam Rorke-Levy- Dorade: “Almost 100” ($55.00)

Afternoon:     1:30 pm - 2:30 pm      Official Fall Members Meeting

                        3:00 pm – 5:00 pm     Tour yacht Dorade

Evening:          6 pm               Cocktails at hotel (cash bar) and Dinner on your own

                                                Activities:  Exploring Newport

Wednesday Sept. 14

Morning:        8:30 am           Registration

Breakfast on your own

9 am-11am      Heavy Weather Sailing: Blue Water Perspectives,

     Frank Bohlen, Jean Luc Van Den Heede, Rich Wilson, Steve Brown and Randall Reeves

Lunch:            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

Afternoon:     4 pm Awards and Premiere of Gary Jobson film;

“History of the CCA” at Jane Pickens Theater

Evening:         6:30 pm Reception at the Sailing Museum

Passed Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar ($25.00)

Dinner on your own

Activities:  Exploring Newport Boat Show

Thursday Sept. 15   

Morning:        8:30 am Registration

Breakfast on your own

8:30 am                       Sails in the 21st Century- seminar

9:15 am                       Archives at Mystic- Mark Grosby, Chris Freeman, VP Mystic

10:30 am                     Sheila McCurdy, “CCA Characters Over the Years”

11:30 am-12 pm         MOB and Safety Moments- Bill Strassberg

11:30- 1:00 pm           Dress ship in marina and yacht hop


Lunch:            On your own


Afternoon:     Exploring Newport, Boat Show

Evening:         4 pm    Boat and bus transportation to Fort Adams

5 pm    Gala Awards Dinner at Fort Adams (smart casual) ($250.00)

Friday Sept. 16:

Photo Collage

Morning:        8:30 am           Casual farewell continental breakfast

Fleet disbands and Official end of Centennial celebration

Visit to Mystic Seaport for those who are interested

Activities:  Touring Newport, Sailing, History Tours, Boat Show

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