Historical information

Donated June 1977 by Dalgety Travel Pty Ltd for a pre-Christmas Mid-week Pursuit Twilight Series, open to all keel boat classes on the register of any club, during the months of October, November and December, consisting of at least seven heats according to the calendar. It was first won by Gumdrop skippered by W. Bramsden.
The company ceased operating in the late 1980’s and the trophy was re-named the Jo Johannesen Trophy in honour of Honorary Life Member, Jo Johannesen, who died in the clubhouse while entering results of a race.

Physical description

Brass Sestral Type ‘A’ Binnacle, 200 mm in diameter, mounted on 300mm high, square sectioned hardwood pedestal with footing, has rectangular brass inscription plaque attached to front.

Inscriptions & markings