Thursday, January 13, 2011

Thanks from World ARC !

Mr Chris Sutton
Hout Bay Yacht Club

P.O. Box 26173,
Hout Bay 7872,
South Africa.
12 January, 2011

Dear Chris,
I write to thank the members and staff of Hout Bay Yacht Club for the tremendous welcome and hospitality shown to crews of the World ARC fleet during their recent visit. It was a fantastic stopover, especially for those who made Hout Bay their home over Christmas and New Year, and one which will be remembered with real fondness.

There is an altogether great atmosphere at the club and we were fortunate to meet and work with some exceptional club members. I would particularly like to thank Jeremy for
orchestrating two great evening functions and Gerard and Peter for ably supporting each with some wonderful food. The start was also a grand event and I was so grateful for the
assistance in laying the marks, providing a committee boat and not to mention the cannon! It was great to see some local boats out on the water, to see the fleet on their way, and I hope they enjoyed the spectacle too.

I would also like to thank the staff of the Club who also contributed immeasurably to the
success of the stopover. I know how hard Alan worked to meet the fleet’s needs, including
the moving of local boats and the installation of extra ground tackle and this was much
appreciated. It was also great to receive such a cheery welcome in the office and bar too.

The entry list for the next edition of World ARC is already open. With nineteen entries
already, I’m sure we will be as busy during the next Rally too! The Rally itinerary will remain approximately the same and I will be in touch with you in due course to discuss including Hout Bay Yacht Club once again.

Again, it was a pleasure to work with the club during this edition of World ARC and I look
forward to seeing you all again during the next visit.

Yours truly,
Paul Tetlow
Event Manager – World ARC

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