On Saturday 16th May the City Livery Yacht Club had their Cowes Regatta and the Lightmongers team was a crew of seven sailing in ‘The Lightmonger’ included Past Masters Bill Wright and Mike Lippold. David Lippold and his wife Sheila Lippold and granddaughter Natashah Lippold and two non liverymen.

Fifteen yachts competed in the race which lasted approximately 3.5 hours . The Lightmonger wonn on handicap by a margin of 3 minutes!!!

Past Master Mike Lippold was presented with the ‘Craig Trophy’ (as last year) for being the oldest crew member (85) racing in this event.

Well done to the crew of ‘The Lightmonger’.

Admiral Sir Trevor Sore OBE has been appointed Admiral of the City Livery Yacht Club.

Bill Wright receiving cup David Lippold receiving the lord mayors cup

Admiral Sir Trevor Soar OBE has been appointed Admiral of the City Yacht Club

Past Master Lightmonger Martin Gratte saling with the Plumbers Company came second