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1 Convoy Cup Foundation and Dartmouth Yacht Club Host Convoy Cup 2006 September , 2006

2 Convoy Cup Foundation In 2002 the first CONVOY CUP was organized in Halifax In 2002 the first CONVOY CUP was organized in Halifax Initiated by the Royal Norwegian Consulate in Halifax and Camp Norway Foundation Initiated by the Royal Norwegian Consulate in Halifax and Camp Norway Foundation Dartmouth Yacht Club (DYC) became the club of record for the Convoy Cup. Dartmouth Yacht Club (DYC) became the club of record for the Convoy Cup.

3 Convoy Cup Objectives Honour veterans who served on the Convoys for their contribution to how we live today Honour veterans who served on the Convoys for their contribution to how we live today Disseminate information about the importance of the Convoys during WWII Disseminate information about the importance of the Convoys during WWII

4 Convoy Cup – Weekend Celebrations include: Celebrations include: –A 100-mile ocean race that starts and finishes in historic Halifax Harbour/Bedford Basin –day (sailing) races in the Bedford Basin –other club events involving junior sailors –Sail Past of HMCS Sackville, with pleasure boats from local yacht clubs representing convoy ships –Veterans’ Cruise from Halifax Waterfront to DYC –Reception and Ocean Race Awards Ceremonies

5 Convoy Cup Schedule Friday, September 15/06 Reception, DYC (6 – 9 PM) Reception, DYC (6 – 9 PM) Registration Races/Sail Past, DYC (6 – 8 PM) Registration Races/Sail Past, DYC (6 – 8 PM)

6 Convoy Cup Schedule Saturday, September 16/06 Registration Races/Sail Past, DYC (9 – 11 AM) Registration Races/Sail Past, DYC (9 – 11 AM) Ocean Race First Gun, Halifax Waterfront (10:30 AM) Ocean Race First Gun, Halifax Waterfront (10:30 AM) Veterans’ Reception, Halifax Waterfront (10 AM – Noon) Veterans’ Reception, Halifax Waterfront (10 AM – Noon) Basin Races First Gun, DYC (1 PM) Basin Races First Gun, DYC (1 PM) Junior Sailing Events, Halifax Waterfront (1 -4 PM) Junior Sailing Events, Halifax Waterfront (1 -4 PM) Daily Prize Awards, Halifax Waterfront (5 PM) Daily Prize Awards, Halifax Waterfront (5 PM)

7 Convoy Cup Schedule Sunday, September 17/06 Sail Past, Bedford Basin - Halifax Waterfront (1 – 4 PM) Sail Past, Bedford Basin - Halifax Waterfront (1 – 4 PM) Veterans’ Cruise from Halifax Waterfront to DYC (4:30 PM) Veterans’ Cruise from Halifax Waterfront to DYC (4:30 PM) Awards Ceremonies/ Entertainment/Food, DYC (5 PM) Awards Ceremonies/ Entertainment/Food, DYC (5 PM)

8 INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE! Join us in this fun-filled, educational and interesting nautical celebration… For further information about: The weekend activities – DYC Office, or The weekend activities – DYC Office, or The Ocean Race – Nathan Reece, The Ocean Race – Nathan Reece, The Sail Past & Veterans’ Cruise – Mary Keddy, The Sail Past & Veterans’ Cruise – Mary Keddy,


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