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Rally Programme 2017

Maxi Owners’ Autumn Meet – Sat, Sun14th, 15th October – Cowes, Shepards Wharf
There is often a good spell of weather in October!
We have prepared two extras for this event which I hope will be of interest:
We will be dining at UKSA, a new location for many?
Also rather specially, Gary Heward has offered to speak on his ways of winning with a Maxi. He will be supported by pictures.

Please book by email to me, Peter Stonestreet, peter@stonestreet.me.uk by 5th October. Include boat name and crew list with guests.
The Saturday programme will be:
1800: Pontoon Party, sponsored, Maxi Owners Association, (at Sugar Store band stand, inside if wet weather), kindly loaned by Shepards Wharf.
1845: Prepare to walk to UKSA, 12 minutes, or take water taxi. Meet at UKSA bar.
1930: start dinner
o/c : prepare for speaker in UKSA mess hall; Gary Heward ‘The Triangle Race’.
2145: depart UKSA
Menu at UKSA: (order & pay on the day)
Isle of Wight Rump Steak with Garlic and Herb Butter
Charred Aubergine, Halloumi and Tomato Stack (v)
Roast Plaice Fillet with Herb Oil
Crême Brulée
£8.50 per person
Best Wishes, Peter & Sue Stonestreet, peter@stonestreet.me.uk

Please see below the programme for 2017.  Please contact Peter and Sarah Sands if interested in attending the 1st Rally on April 8th.

Maxi Owners Association 2017 Solent Rally programme

Date Marina Host yacht & Rally Organiser Contact details Notes
1st Rally


Wheels option.


Sat April 8th


Universal – River Hamble – Confirmed.


Sat night dinner in “Bistro 8”

Peter & Sarah Sands s.sands@ntlworld.com


Please confirm attendance ASAP.



(nb Easter w/e is 15/16th April)


2nd Rally


NB This is the

27th – 29th May Bank Hol w/end.


Cherbourg – provisional


Port Chanteryne.

00 33 2 33 87 6570


Contact – Magali Hamon


Andy & Sarah Horwood saraandyh@yahoo.co.uk Provisionally contacted. Discount of 20% if 5 boats or more.

Wine event available.


VHF Channel 9

3rd Rally


Sat 24th June


Lymington – Confirmed.


(Dan Bran pontoon?)


Dinner – Royal Lymington Yacht Club. (TBC)


Julian & Carolyn Trimming jtrimming@hotmail.com
4th Rally


26th/27th Aug (Bank Hol w/end)


Chichester – provisional Robert & Sally Ledger robert.ledger@linefive.co.uk Rafting on buoys
5th Rally


9th/10th Sept


Island Harbour – tbc

01983 539994



Sat night – BBQ.

Peter & Joan Lloyd (Walk of Life) p.lloyd2011@btinternet.com Provisionally reserved.


H Tide Sat 1341hrs

H Tide Sun 1418hrs

6th Rally

14th/15th Oct


Cowes – Shepherds Wharf Peter & Sue Stonestreet peter@stonestreet.me.uk


Note – Discussions taking place re SW Rally in mid to late June to link up with some Maxi yachts based in the Salcombe/Dartmouth area. (Martin Beck – Maxi 1300)

05/03/2017  RMS