IRC Trophy - more information tbd
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IRC Trophy - more information tbd
The Etchells One Design Class has a long and proud history at RBYC.
This trophy was donated by David and Wendy Pollard to RBYC in 2002, to be awarded annually to the most improved cruiser The aim of this award is to encourage and recognise the newer skippers in taking responsibility and in sailing further into ocean waters and all other facets pertaining thereto.
The Cruising Yachtsman of the Year trophy was donated to RBYC in 1993 by Commodore John R. and Mrs Anna Robinson of Queenscliffe Cruising Yacht club. The trophy is a silver wine basket to be presented with a bottle of wine on a white serviette in it. The winner is entitled to have the trophy on their table with their wine bottle in it if they were having dinner at the club.
The Stars and Compass Trophy was donated by Richard Hawkins in 1998 (the Year of the Oceans) to encourage the use of traditional navigation skills by yachts at sea. See attached document for more extensive background information
These models of RBYC Race Management boats (Blue Gum, RB8 and Tarni) have been donated by Graham Noel and can be viewed in a glass cabinet of the Olympic restaurant at RBYC. Graham originally donated the model of Tarni to the club in 2005, in acknowledgement of the valuable work done by race management volunteers. The model was presented to Harry Tedston on his retirement as Race Officer in 2008. Harry then donated the trophy back to the club in 2009, for the enjoyment of all members.
graham noel, blue gum, rb8, tarni
The Twilight series "with extras" (ie boats racing with spinnakers) is sailed on Wednesday evenings over summer. The first winner of this trophy was Jim Simmons in 2009/10.
twilight, simmons, extras
The Blizzard winter series is run for keelboats over the winter months. It was first raced in 2009.
This trophy is donated by Phil Bedlington and is awarded annually as part of the RBYC presentation night. It is awarded for an Outstanding Achievement in Sailing at the National or International level. The first winner was Krystal Weir in 2001/2002
bedlington, weir, krystal
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