We are barely 1 week away from the most talked about event of the year…the LEVI TRIBUTE which will be held at YARMOUTH I.O.W on August the 18th /19th /20th at the RIVER YAR BOATYARD….Registration forms are available from the organiser Barry Sales, Commodore or Martin Napier Secretary COPC….Below is the event schedule….important to note that this is a closed event and access is only available though registration and wristband access….if you intend to come to this historic event please apply now to avoid disappointment.

‘Sonny’ Levi Tribute Weekend 18th – 20th August 2017
River Yar Boatyard, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight. PO41 0SE. (GPS 50.7016°N, 1.5066°W)
Registration Form and Event Agenda
Friday 18th August 2017
Boats may assemble at River Yar Boatyard by prior booking contact Jamie Allen on 01983 761000 enquiries@riveryarboatyard.co.uk Levi boats will be given priority together with all past and present Cowes –Torquay entrants. All pontoons are walk ashore within 100 yards of Tribute venue.
Berths will be available for non Levi boats within Yarmouth Harbour 01983 760321 although every effort will
be made for you to berth at the River Yar Boatyard. Please contact Barry 01983 755400, 07971 390595,
barryonisland@btinternet.com or Jamie ( as above ) for prior conformation.
Afternoon tea and scones available on arrival.
Weekend berths will be available until Sunday 20th August. (longer stay by arrangement with boatyard)
Evening :- Dine in one of Yarmouth’s many Hostelries.
Saturday 19th August 2017
Breakfast available on meadow at boatyard, bacon or sausage rolls, tea or coffee. Buy on day.
10am Welcome & meet owners & enthusiasts. Static video shoot of individual boats for event Video.
Marquee on meadow by walk ashore pontoons.
Static display of craft and scale models ashore.
Children’s sand pit and colouring competition with prizes.
A Run to Cowes and Needles following CTC marks, the fleet being filmed by drone.
Concours judging in 2 groups with 2 trophies, Levi designs and other Classics.
5pm Prize giving and speeches followed by.
Auction of Levi themed items.
Evening entertainment comprising Italian themed supper with dessert and cash bar. Supper tickets need to be pre booked and prepaid.
Souvenir booklet included in entry. Polo shirts, additional booklets and event Video available to pre order.
Charter craft seats available to spectate Solent Run.

Sunday 20th August 2017
To be confirmed, but possible breakfast, followed by a cruise in company to lunch venue. This will be weather dependent and agreed between participants on the day.

Please note that all accompanied children under the age of 16 will receive free event admission and free food.

This event was always envisaged as a Tribute to Sonny Levi and his unique contribution to powerboating and is neither commercially based nor sponsored but is licensed and insured.
Any excess funds arising from the event will be donated by COPC to the ‘Save our Surfury’ fund.

Included in the entry fee are :-
Admission to the event and facilities although boat owners are responsible for their own mooring fees.
The 24 page souvenir booklet of the Tribute to Sonny Levi.
Afternoon tea and scones on arrival Friday afternoon.
Drinks reception prior to Supper on Saturday.

Polo shirts :-
Black polo shirts available for purchase with the event logo embroidered in Silver Grey thread.

Saturday Supper comprises :-
Italian style hog roast with stuffing and apple sauce in Ciabatta roll.
Coleslaw, Panzanelle salad, Mixed leaf, Tomato & Basil.
Pasta in Pesto dressing.
Dessert with ice cream and cream.
Cash bar with selection of wines, lager and soft drinks.
Charter boat seats :-
We have chartered both the Solent and Hamble Wetwheels craft for seats to spectate the Solent run. We have a maximum of 18 seats available and these will be sold on a strictly first come first served basis.
One of these craft will be used as the on water drone film platform.
Event Video :-
The event video will comprise the Solent run together with static video and stills featuring your own craft. Once the video is pre purchased your craft will be listed for unique still and video footage to be incorporated within the video. This will be a one off opportunity for inclusion in the documentation of this historic event.

Small Print :-
Neither ‘Sonny Levi Tribute’ or ‘COPC’ nor their servants or agents accept liability for any personal injury, loss or damage of any kind sustained by any entrant, guest or spectator whilst taking part in, spectating this event or undertaking any activities organized by ‘Sonny Levi Tribute’ or ‘COPC’. It is an absolute condition of entry that all entrants shall carry fully comprehensive marine insurance cover and they are required to provide a copy of the fully comprehensive insurance certificate for their vessel.

Each entrant and or skipper is wholly responsible at all times for the navigation and safety of their own craft and all persons on board, conduct on the water must be conducive with good seamanship. In the interests of safety we recommend all entrants ensure their craft are fully equipped with the necessary safety and survival gear for offshore cruising. A safety briefing will be given that all entrants are required to attend. Children must wear a life jacket and must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times when they are on boats or pontoons.

Once you have registered for your place on the Rally and paid your entry fee, we will require 14 days notice in order to cancel your entry and a cancellation charge of £50 may be levied by ‘Sonny Levi tribute’ or ‘COPC’. We shall make every reasonable effort to stage the event but the right to cancel is reserved by us. If we are obliged to cancel in part or whole due to inclement weather conditions or any other cause we will endeavour to give at least 24hrs notice, we regret no refund can be given. We shall have no further liability.

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