2017 Festival Muster & Classic Boat Rally

The 2017 Festival weeekend included the Anstruther Muster with its annual gathering of visiting boats. 2017 was the Muster's 20th anniversary, and the Muster included a Boat Jumble organised by the Fisheries Museum Boats Club to raise funds for the Reaper's restoration. Muster trophies awarded were :

Oldest Boat - Christina II from Limekilns, skippered by Alan Colqhoun
Smallest Boat - Ivy G from Gourdon, skippered by Bill Gerard
Best Dressed Boat - Oceanic III from St Monans, skippered by Kenny Smith
Furthest Travelled Boat - Ivy G from Gourdon, skippered by Bill Gerard

The Festival's Classic Boat Rally saw a dozen historic yachts and fishing vessels berthed from Friday to Sunday on the middle pier, pontoon and Folly harbourside. The trophy for Classic Boat of the Year was won by 'Deineira' from Arbroath, skippered by Karl Abe

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