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There are Contender builders all over Europe and in Australia; click on the links below to find out more.

austral.gif Windrush Yachts (Australia)       contender147hi.gif
frankr.gif Boatique Diffusion (France)     
dtl.gif Karsten Kraus (Germany)     
dtl.gif Joachim Harpprecht Bootsbau (Germany)
gb.gif Chris Somner Dinghy Services (Great Britain)       
gb.gif Gosling Dinghy Craft (Great Britain)     
italien.gif Bonezzi (Italy)     
italien.gif Nautica Piccola (Italy)
italien.gif DB Marine (Italy)
contender147hi2007 celebrated the 40th anniversary of the International Contender.  Travel through time with boat archivist David Henshall and find out about the sailors and boats of yesteryear, and how the class has developed.

This history was written by David Henshall; copyright remains with Bearfacemedia for information in this section.
Click on a chapter title or follow the 'next' arrows for the full story.
Want to know more?  David's book "Hooked On - The Contender Story" is out soon!

The Association Rules that govern the AGM can be found here.

Select a news topic from the list below, then select a news article to read.

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In this technical section the International Contender Class Association publishes everything about the Class Rules, Championship Rules and Measurement. 
For further questions please contact our Technical Officer: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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