The fleet assemble ready for the off

 

Briefing Day

50° 52.25 001° 18.58 Mercury Marina, Hamble

Under sunny skies participants gather for the start of the cruise at Mercury Marina on the River Hamble. Tonight there will be the inaugural briefing followed by pontoon party. Weather permitting tomorrow the fleet will make for the seaside town of Weymouth.

Here is a list of boat participants:

Alice B Nimbus 320
Amillie of London Beneteau Antares 9.80
Amore of Poole Broom 37
AquaVit Princess 430
Boisterous Mistress Broom 37
Calm Voyager Fairline Phantom 40
Celtic Twilight Corvette 32 Classique
Corona Mia Broom Monarch
Djinskiia Princess 414
Dream Catcher Azimut 42
Endless Summer Sealine T46
Extasea Bavaria 32 Sport
Jogalong Broom 39KL 2 2
Kismet Princess 38
Kitaro II Sunseeker Camargue
Merelle Fairline Targa 30
Moon Dancer Nimbus Commander 380
Seaglo Broom 42
Solar Mist Fairline Targa 40
Star Dust Sealine F37
Time Flies Zeppellin RIB 6.7m
Two To Tango Princess 35 Flybridge
Yoo Hoo Fairline Targa 34

Photo captions:

Pontoon party