At a special members meeting on May 23, 2017, the NBJA recalled that it was founded 50 years ago. For this special occasion, the state yacht “De Utrecht” was hired, which made a sailing trip on the IJsselmeer in advance of the meeting.

Present were the members (left to right): J. de Ridder, M. van Schaik, J. Tervoort (Associate Member), W. de Vries Lentsch, B. de Haan (Associate Member), M. de Jager, J. Ginton, PG Van Oossanen, R. Meulemans, H.-M. Bais, N. Moerke, P. van Oossanen, B. Bouckaert, R. van der Velden, A. Grasman (Associate Member), R. Vertregt (Special Guest).