The special guests of the evening were the Commodores and wives of the National Yacht Club, Royal Dee Yacht Club and the Royal Alfred Yacht Club. It was a unique event having the three clubs represented. between them they represent 505 years of sailing existence!!! Also present was lats year's ISORA Champion, Matt Davis.
The evening started with a sparkling wine reception in the JB Room. The dinner commenced by grace, said by Michael Horgan Jnr. After the reception the members and guests made their way to the NYC's fantastic dining room for dinner.
During the sumptuous feast that followed the various toasts were made by the special guests and myself. A copy of the menu is attached below.
The prize giving was done immediately after the dinner. This resulted in the popping of celebratory corks!!! Full details of the prize winners can be found below.
The ISORA Champion for 2012 "Sgrech" Stephen Tudor was presented with the coveted "Wolf's Head" trophy by the Commodore of the Royal Dee Yacht Club, Derek Mathews. Stephen's acceptance speech can be seen on the following LINK.
Of those who still had any energy a disco was provided in the JB Room.
The evening was recorded by Gerry O'Sullivan of GP Photo who also provided a most unusual display of photographs of the various ISORA boats. A link to Gerry's photographs is provided here: LINK I would recommend that you have a look at Gerry's most interesting and unusual ISORA Exhibition by following the LINK
The photographs may also be viewed in the gallery section of this website.