• Portsmouth Sailing Club Regatta Dinner 2017, Jim Page

    AGM 4th March 2023

    The venue is Tamesis, Teddington And online with Zoom Booking now open for attendance and lunch

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  • Racing & Cruising Programme 2023

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  • 50th Anniversary Print

    Sue has created a fantastic looking limited edition print, available initially just to members.

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Welcome to the Contessa 32 Class Association

When Jeremy Rogers and David Sadler created their first sketches of a modest, affordable, sailing boat, little did they suspect that their offspring would, almost half a century later, still be turning heads, and sailing around the world, let alone still being produced. Their design, like so many great designs, proves the axiom: if it looks right, it probably is right.

Good looks, rugged strength, and excellent sailing qualities co-exist in the Contessa as in few other yachts before or since. Few other craft have ever inspired such affection amongst past and present owners and crew.

We hope that this site goes some way to explain why a sailing boat first constructed in 1970 continues to be in such new-build demand and hold such a place in the heart of the rightly-critical, hard-to-impress, sailing community.

  • Racing Calendar 2023

    Venues and dates announced

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  • Jeremy Rogers MBE (1937-2022)

    The Contessa 32 Class Association is incredibly saddened to hear of the passing of Jeremy Rogers.

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  • 2023 Programme

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  • Association Shop

    Burgees are available again!

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  • AGM 2023

    Annual General Meeting - 4th March 2023
    Attendance & lunch booking now open.

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