The prize giving dinner took place in the National Yacht Club yesterday evening. The dining room was packed with 165 people. The pre-dinner reception took place in the JB room. The classical trio “The Trident Trio” provided the background music while the guests mingled and chatted. A superb meal prepared by the NYC head Chef Cormac Healy, was served. See attached menu.
Chairman, Peter Ryan acted as MC for the night. The traditional toasts were made by Mr James Cannon, Director of KONA, Mr. Paul Barrington, Commodore NYC, Mr. Barry MacNeaney, Commodore Royal Alfred Yacht Club and Mr. Derek mathews, Commodore of the Royal Dee Yacht Club. Anne-Marie Ryan presented the many prizes to the winners. The prizes included unique personalised “KONA” jackets for race winners and Series Class Winners.
Apres dinner entertainment was provided in the Main Bar where festivities continued into the early morning.