Historical information

The Regatta was held to celebrate the centenary of the settlement of Melbourne. The "Mayflower" was built by the owner Joseph Nicholas Walton who was a fisherman and carpenter.

Physical description

Silver Cup atached to black bakelite stand with two handles.

Inscriptions & markings

Cowes Centenary Regatta. Open Handicap Yacht Race won by "Mayflower" owned by J. M. Walton. Presented by C. H. Matthews, Esq, "Bayview" Cowes.