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BYC 60th Anniversary Dinner

Britannia Yacht Club - 21 Jun 19 General

A dinner was held in the Royal Naval College Dartmouth to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Britannia Yacht Club

The guest of honour, Captain Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, CBE, RD*, RNR, was welcomed by Captain Joylon Woodard, ADC, RN, Captain of the College. Attendees, including a large number of Officers Under Training, were served pre dinner drinks on the terrace where they were entertained by the Corps of Drums from the BRNC Volunteer Band. During the dinner Sir Robin recounted his early career in the Merchant Service and with the Royal Navy, and his amazing, first, non-stop, single handed circumnavigation in his 32ft yacht Suhaili. Lt Cdr Peter Beanland, RN, Chair of the Executive Committee of the BYC presided.

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