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Gathering2016

The 2016 Banjers Gathering and BMC General Meeting took place in Kampen & Urk, Holland, on August the 16th, 17th and 18th.

IT WAS A VERY NICE ONE, ENJOYING AN EXCELLENT WEATHER!!




LIST OF ATTENDING CREWS AND BANJERS

CREW OF THE BANJER...
COMING FROM
NUMBER OF PERSONS
COMING WITH BANJER
CHAPEAU
HOLLAND
3
YES
TIJDVERDRIJF
HOLLAND
2
YES
BANJER II
HOLLAND
2
NO
LISANA
HOLLAND
3
NO
ROBBE
GERMANY
2
YES
KERENSA
UK
4
YES
ELIZABETH ANN
USA
2
NO
NEW DAWN
USA
1
NO
ASTRO
HOLLAND
2
YES
SOCIUS
HOLLAND
2
YES
CAPTAIN MANOLIS
CYPRUS
1
NO
WATERGEUS II
USA
1
NO
Commodore (eX-MARIE)
SPAIN
1
NO
TOTAL
26
6


Because of the resignation of the Commodore, Secretary and Treasurer, at the General Meeting of the Club in Kampen NEW MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS were unanimously elected by the Assembly:

JAN VAN DER LOOS (Commodore)
CHRIS BRICKELL
FREEK VAN DER TOORN
TON VAN DER TOORN

Ex-Commodore GUILLERMO GEFAELL and Ex-Treasurer TON KOOT were nominated by the new Board as HONORARY MEMBERS and unanimously accepted as such by the Assembly.


LONG LIFE AND A LOT OF SUCCESS TO THE NEW BOARD!!!


(More information and images coming soon)

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GATHERING & GENERAL MEETING PROGRAM


1.- In Kampen in the Kogge harbour :

august 16th 2016

 from 12.00H say hello

18.00 drink

19.30 dinner

2.- Club General Meeting and Dinner

august 17th

10.00 Meeeting discussions about the BMC in the future

14.00 Sailtrip with the KamperKogge. around Kampen

18.00 Drink

19.00 Club Dinner


3.- Visiting Urk

august18th

10.00 Banjer sailtrip to Urk

Arrival  Urk harbour about 14.00h

Time to visit Urk

17.00 Farewell drink



The 2 selected hotels were:

Boetiek Hotel Kampen.

Wbsite: www.hotelkampen.nl   Email:  info@hotelkampen.nl

IJsselkade 20

+31 (0) 38 8888737

Brandnew hotel in an old classic house. Looks very nice and is quite different from other hotels.


Hotel van Dijk.

Website: www.hotelvandijk.nl  Email: info@hotelvandijk.nl

IJsselkade 30-31

+31 (0) 38 3314925

Cosy hotel.

.

Prices are nearly the same.

Room with a riverview, about  10 more


Both hotels 7 min walk along the river to the Koggewharf.




Costs per person 140

Including among other things: dinner Tuesday, lunch Wednesday , dinner Wednesday, coffee or tea meeting Wendnesday, sailtrip Kogge,   Farewell drink  Thursday

Nederlandse deelnemers s.v.p. het bedrag storten op de Banjer rekening vóór 10 augustus
Banjer Motorsailor Club
NL 48 ABNA 0496 9088 71



Arriving to Kampen from Schiphol Airport by railway:

There is a dirct connection every half hour.  .03 and .33  from the airport to Zwolle.  Takes 1 hour and 12 minutes.

In Zwolle change over to the train to Kampen. Runs every half a hour. Takes 10 min time.

From the train station in Kampen, cross the bridge.  5 min walk to the hotels.


CAUTION!: There is a new railway station named Kampen Zuid  (south).     

DO NOT TAKE A TRAIN TO THERE. IT IS IN MIDDLE OF NOWHERE. NO CABS AND 4 KM WALK TO THE HOTEL.

Arriving to Kampen by boat

Sailing instructions.
Ketel brug (bridge) operates between 09:30 15:40 and 18:30 20:20 every half an our
0:20; 0:50 Maximum clearance 12meter. VHF 18   phone 0321 321607

Eiland brug  river IJssel operates between 10:00 21:30 on request VHF 20 Remote operation. Beware of the current.

A few miles after the Eiland brug is on starbord a high building. Enter the second harbour on starbord after that building.