Cup - Frank Hutchinson Memorial Cup
From the Collection of Royal Brighton Yacht Club 253 Esplanade Brighton Victoria
- frank hutchinson, lindsay halliday, two handed, orcv, deed of gift
- Frank Hutchinson Memorial Cup
Donor: Lyndsay Halliday
Deed of Gift: Yes
Frank Hutchinson was a member of the Brighton Sailing Club as early as 1912 and became Commodore in 1941/44; he was also made an honorary life member in 1953.
He was a World War I veteran and for many years conducted the clubs’ Anzac Day Services, always wearing his Light Horse Captains’ Uniform. He died in 1964 at the age of 80.
The trophy was originally donated for a single-handed race, however this was changed in 1993 when it became a two-handed race and then became part of the ORCV two-hand series.
First Winner: Valhalla, F. Moylan
- 26 Aug 2019 at 12:29PM