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Cup and Trophy Races

 

Trophies marked with an asterisk are not to be engraved with winners names.

 

MERLIN ROCKET

 

The Quarry Cup. Awarded to the winner of the BOURNE END TO MARLOW RACE. Time limit 4 hours. (Presented by Mr. H. Scott Freeman in 1955).

 

Fury Challenge Cup. Awarded to the winner of the FIRST SERIES.  (Presented by Mr. H. Scott Freeman in 1967).

 

Katy Lou Decanter*. Awarded to the winner of the SECOND SERIES.  (Presented by Mr. C. J. H. Rathbone in 2000).

 

The Vice President's Cup. Awarded to the winner of the THIRD SERIES.  (Owned by Major R.M.P. Willoughby and presented by Miss Willoughby in 1954).

 

Afterthought Decanter*. Awarded to the winner of the FOURTH SERIES.  (Presented by Mr. C. J. H. Rathbone in 2000).

 

 

WAYFARER

 

Wayfarer Cup. Awarded to the winner of the BOURNE END TO MARLOW RACE.  Time limit 4 hours. (Presented by Mr. D. D. Soulsby in 1984).

 

Willoughby Cup. Awarded to the winner of the FIRST SERIES.  (Presented to the Club by Miss Willoughby in 1954).

 

The Bill Lloyd Ship�s Wheel Trophy. Awarded to the winner of the SECOND SERIES.

(Presented by Mrs. T. Lloyd in 1997 in memory of her husband).

 

The Wayfarer Founders� Bucket. Awarded to the winner of the THIRD SERIES. (Presented by Messrs. M. E. Borrett, V.G. Brewer & T. A. Stanley in 1975).

 

The Holdsworth Trophy. Awarded to the winner of the FOURTH SERIES.  (Presented by Mr. & Mrs. J. Holdsworth in 1997).

 

 

OK DINGHY

 

Bourne End Challenge Cup*. Awarded to the winner of the FIFTH SERIES.

 

The Strudwick Pot*. Awarded to the winner of the SPRING SERIES. (Presented by Mr. J. H. Strudwick in 1992 to the OK fleet for their friendly welcome).

 

OK Salver*. Awarded to the winner of the BOURNE END TO MARLOW RACE. Time limit 4 hours. (Presented by Mr. J. Howden).

 

Dell Trophy. Awarded to the winner of the FIRST SERIES.  (Presented by Captain E.  Dell in 1976).

 

Heron Cup. Awarded to the winner of the SECOND SERIES. (Presented by Mr. J. Steel and his daughters in 1933)

 

Measurer's Cup. Awarded to the winner of the THIRD SERIES.

 

Howden Trophy. Awarded to the winner of the FOURTH SERIES.  (Presented by Mr. J. Howden in 2000).

 

 

SCRATCH CPN BASIS RACES

 

Spinnaker Handicap Winter Tankard*. (Other than OKs who have their own trophy) awarded to the winner of the FIFTH SERIES.

 

Lapthorne Tankard*. Awarded to the winner of the race to be sailed on Boxing Day. (Presented by Mrs. D. Lapthorne in 1974).

 

Lilian Stockton Cup*. Awarded to the winner of a race to be sailed on New Year's Day. (Presented by Mrs. L. Stockton in 1977).

 

Winner Handicap SPRING SERIES

 

The Caela Burrell Vases*. Awarded to the winner of a race to be sailed on Easter Monday. (Presented by Mr. & Mrs. C. Burrell in 2000, replacing the Ron Stockton Trophy presented in 1981 by the Merlin Rocket Fleet in memory of Mr. R. H. Stockton).

 

Scott Freeman Challenge Cup.  Awarded to the winner of a race over a course of not less than nine miles for 14' dinghies. (Presented by the Commodore H Scott Freeman)

 

Connaught Cup. Awarded to the winner of a race over a course of not less than nine miles at Bourne End (time limit 4 hours). Each Class or group of Classes may have its own start. (Presented by H.R.H. the Duke of Connaught in 1895).

 

The Silver Burgee. Awarded to the winner of the final race from the qualifying series during the Club Championships. The winner of each nominated race shall qualify for the final, but if a boat has already qualified in an earlier race, the next boat finishing shall qualify. A system of reserve qualifiers will be applied to ensure three boats from each Class go to the start line. (Presented by Mr. G. C. Hardingham in 1888 to the Thames Valley Sailing Club. On the dissolution of that Club the trophy was returned to Mr. Hardingham who then presented it to Upper Thames Sailing Club in 1952).

 

The Hugh Davis Trophy*. Awarded to the winner of a handicap race to be sailed on the same day as the Silver Burgee Final, for the boats that have not qualified for the Silver Burgee Final. (Presented in 1988 by Ann Davis in memory of Hugh Davis).

 

Conqueror's Pint*. Awarded to the winner of the Wednesday Evening Series 1 (Presented by Mr C.J.H. Rathbone in 1987).

 

The Banko Trophy*. Awarded to the winner of a race to be sailed on August Bank Holiday Monday. The format of this race will be at the discretion of the Officer of the Day.

(Presented by Mr. C.J.H. Rathbone in 1986).

 

Willow Challenge Trophy.  Awarded to the winner of the August Series.

 

Marsh Cup*. Awarded to the winner of the Wednesday Evening Series 2.

 

End of Season Dhow Trophy*. Awarded to the overall winner of a race in which each class may have its own start and so arranged that each class will finish approximately at the same time (possibly, but not necessarily, a pursuit race).

(Presented by Mr. H. Scott Freeman).

 

Royal Thames Plate*. Awarded to the helm of any Class who attains the highest placing in his/her fleet over a twelve month period. The best of ten races shall count in the first instance, tie-breaks being resolved by the results of groups of five further races ad infinitum until a clear winner emerges. Multi-class races are not used to determine the winner of this trophy.  (Presented by the Royal Thames Yacht Club to the UTSC to commemorate the Club's Centenary Year, won outright by Mr. D. A. Lucas who then presented the plate to UTSC).

 

Arthur Ryan Trophy*. Awarded to the helmsman recording the highest number of starts in all Club races excluding the previous year's holder. (Presented in memory of Mr. A. Ryan).

 

Ondine Vase. Presented to a helmswoman on the same basis as the Arthur Ryan Trophy. (Presented by Louise and Kenneth Rhodes for the encouragement of ladies helming).

 

 

PHC BASIS RACES

 

UTSC Boxing Day Trophy*. Awarded to the winner of the race to be sailed on Boxing Day.

 

The New Year's Day Tankard*. Awarded to the winner of a race to be sailed on New Year's Day. (Presented by Mr. M. Borrett).

 

Charles Newbegin Challenge. Awarded to the winner of a race to be sailed on Easter Monday.

 

Upper Thames Sailing Club Trophy.  Awarded to the winner of a race over a course of not less than nine miles for dinghies other than 14'. (Presented by Mr T D McMeekin in 1947).

 

Upper Thames Challenge Cup.  Awarded to the winner of the Cock Marsh Charity Race.

 

Well End Trophy. Awarded to the winner of the Wednesday Evening Series 1.

 

Lambert Plate.  Awarded to the PHC winner of the Connaught Cup race.

 

Gold Cup*. Awarded to the winner of the Club Championships Weekend Handicap Series sailed on a PHC basis. (Presented by Mr H Gold in 1887).

 

Winner of the AUGUST SERIES.

 

Wolfe Bowl. Awarded to the winner of the Wednesday Evening Series 2.

 

End of Season Cup. Awarded to the overall winner of a race in which the same conditions apply as for the End of Season Dhow Trophy, except that the race or races is/are sailed on a PHC basis. (Presented by Mr. H. Scott Freeman).

 

 

THAMES A RATERS

 

Winner of the Rater race to be sailed on Easter Monday.

 

Kearns Cup.  Awarded to the winning A Rater in the Upper Thames Club Championship series. (Presented by Catherine, Jeremy and Harry Kearns in 2010).

 

Winner of the WEDNESDAY EVENING SERIES 1.

 

Rhodes Cup.  Awarded to the overall winner of WEDNESDAY EVENING SERIES 1 and 2. (Presented by Louise and Kenneth Rhodes in 2010).

 

Winner of the AUGUST SERIES.

 

Winner of the WEDNESDAY EVENING SERIES 2.

 

Winner of the THIRD SERIES.

 

Tara Trophy*.  Awarded to the Rater racing most often between the Fitting Out and Laying Up suppers. (Presented by David Frost in 2010).