Relaunch of the Gareloch Dione

94 YEAR OLD RACING YACHT RETURNS TO THE SEA THE GODDESS DIONE RETURNS The racing yacht Dione built in 1924 will be launched at a reception at Rhu Marina on Friday 21 st July at 6pm. Dione will rejoin the fleet of 16 Gareloch One Designs (GODs) sailing and racing on the Gareloch at the Annual Championships on 22 and 23 July. Dione hasn’t been afloat for nearly 35 years and missed the 90 th anniversary of the class when the rest of the fleet mustered and raced in the Gareloch. Most of the GODs are named after Greek Goddesses. Peter Proctor, Convenor of the Gareloch Association explained. “Dione didn’t make an appearance in 2014. After that the Association acquired her with a view to restoring

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