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Laying Up Dinner 2019

Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 6:30pm - 11:59pm

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Location Dining Rooms
Date Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 6:30pm - 11:59pm
Duration   5h 29m
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Laying Up 2019

Join for a 3 course dinner and Guest lecture Shelley Jory-Leigh, £45 per person, Black tie or Mess dress

Menu

Sole and Salmon Terrine with Crayfish Vinaigrette

Honey Roasted Duck Breast with Sage and Kumquat Jus and Buttered Thyme Fondant Potato

Lemon and Basil Meringue 

About Shelley

Guest Speaker: Shelley Jory–Leigh - British and World Record Powerboat Champion, leader and promoter in her sport. Businesswomen, BBC and Sky Sports presenter and renowned motivational speaker.

Shelley has been racing Powerboats for over 18 years now forging her way through the male dominated sport of powerboat racing to make a name for herself both on the water and in the press from day one and achieving the title as one of the top racers in the world.

2016 - 2017 Shelley returned to racing full time after a 5 year break from her career after a serious racing accident that nearly ended her career and life.  Winning her class and taking second overall in the Cowes Torquay Cowes Marathon race – making her the highest ranked British female finisher ever.  The team Blastoff Racing with throttleman Dorian Griffiths then went onto take a World Record on Lake Coniston where the year before Shelley received the coveted K7 Gold Star for 114mph on Lake Coniston.

2018-2019 Saw Shelley pass on her racing expertise and skill as a Team Manager and now enjoys training and preparing two winning teams for the tough world of powerboat racing.

As well as racing Shelley runs the successful family Bridal wear business in its 43rd year. She also presents for Sky Sports, CBS America and has her own radio show on BBC Radio Solent – the H2o Show which she co-hosts with Sir Robin Knox Johnston.  She also loves and relishes her charity work in her ambassador role for her 6 favourite charities.

In 2013 Shelley was also granted a huge honour of being asked to become a younger brethren of Trinity House, Shelley joins just a few other famous women and many Lords, Admirals and honoured men in the marine world.

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