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AGM and Annual Dinner 2017

The evening will get underway with pre-meeting drinks at 18.00, the AGM will commence at 18.30, then pre dinner drinks are scheduled for 19.30 with dinner commencing at 20.00. There will be a cash bar for all drinks before, during and after dinner. After dinner we shall present the Citron Trophy and have some short speeches. There […]

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Funeral Service For Peter Lloyd

A service of Thanksgiving for the life of Peter Lloyd will be held at Holy Trinity Church, Cowes on Saturday 18th November, 2017 at 2.30pm, and afterwards at The Royal Yacht Squadron.  

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Minutes of BDA Special Meeting

JULY 2017 The British Dragon Association Special General Meeting Held on Wednesday 26th July 2017 at 1830 hours at The Royal Thames Yacht Club, London Attendees: Tim Wilkes, Julia Bailey, Bruce Boyd, Oliver Morgan, Leigh Turvey, Andy Moss, Ed MacDonald, David Harris, Ron James and Selina Dicker The Chairman opened the meeting to discuss the proposed […]

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Use of Bilge Pumps

The IDA Technical Committee has received a number of requests by Dragon sailors to clarify the Class Rules with regard to the installation and use of bilge pumps. This has arisen because a number of recently built Dragons are using several electrical pumps to manage the amount of bilge water in the boat during the […]

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Note from the Secretary – Subs and Mag

Further to last weeks AGM I would like to bring it to everyone’s attention that Subs are going up this year.  It was agreed at the AGM that personal subs would increase from £20 to £25 for the year and boat subs will increase from £55 to £65. On another note the BDA magazine along […]

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2017 AGM Agenda

Please see below agenda for the AGM on Friday.  We hope to see many of you there. THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE BRITISH DRAGON ASSOCIATION AT THE ARMY AND NAVY CLUB, PALL MALL, LONDON ON FRIDAY 13th JANUARY 2017 AT 1830 HOURS AGENDA Apologies for absence – Received to date: Rob Campbell, Grant Gordon, […]

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Sail numbers

Sail numbers – a note from the technical committee It has been noted that several Dragons are using the same sail number for different boats. Competitors and Race Organisers are reminded that this is not in compliance with CR 1.83.2 which states:“Each country shall issue sail numbers which shall be consecutive beginning from one. The number […]

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