Races & Prizes

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GP14s

1. CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP

Results in the following 7 series will decide the Club Championship: The Bass Tankard, The Commodore’s Prize, The Stables Prize, The Aitken Cup, The Graham Cup, The Lyne Tankard & The McMillan Cup.

The Elwyn Banner-Mendus Cup, presented in 1952 by Mrs. Trevor Roberts and Mr. & Mrs. l. M. Banner-Mendus, will be awarded to the Championship Winner
The Philp Prize, presented in 1955 by Dr & Mrs. L. D. Philp, will be awarded to the helm coming second in the Championship.
The Twiname Prize, presented in 1955 by Mr & Mrs. A. Twiname, will be awarded to the helm coming third in the Championship.
The Hatrick Prize, presented in 1957 by Mr & Mrs. D. D. L. Hatrick will be awarded to the helm with the highest position in the Championship who has not won a prize in a club event (excluding open meetings) during the current or past 4 seasons. Prize shall mean a prize awarded for any single race or series, excluding the Beginner’s Prize.
The Beginner’s Prize, presented by the Club, will be awarded to the helm with the highest position in the Championship who satisfies the following conditions:
(a) He must not have become a Club member earlier than the previous year.
(b) He must not have won a prize in a Club event during the current or previous year
The Grant Cup, presented in 1963 by Mr & Mrs G. R Grant, will be awarded to the helm under the age of 18 on the 1st August having the highest position in the Championship.

2. CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND SERIES

There will be 7 series counting towards the Club Championship each consisting of 5 scheduled races. Prizes will be as follows:
The Bass Tankard, presented by the Club.
The Commodore’s Prize, presented annually by the Commodore.
The Stables Prize, presented in 1954 by Mr. & Mrs. J. Stables.
The McMillan Cup, presented in 1958 by Dr & Mrs. R. L. McMillan.
The Aitken Cup, presented in 1958 by Mr & Mrs. D. G. Aitken.
The Graham Cup, presented in 1958 by Mr. & Mrs. W. and Mr. & Mrs. J. Graham.
The Lyne Tankard, presented in 1967 by Cdr. & Mrs. M. G. Lyne.
The Bowman Trophy, presented in 1965 by Mr. & Mrs. K. Bowman will be presented to the second place boat in the Bass Tankard Series.

3. LONG SERIES

There will be 3 such series. Prizes will be as follows:
The Mustard Pot, presented in 1965 by Mr. A. Twiname.
The Autumn Cup, presented in 1967 by Mr A. Twiname.
The Spring Cup, presented in 1979 by Mr. & Mrs. J. S. Jones.

Flying Fifteens

1. CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP

Results in the following 7 series will decide the Club Championship: The Ullock Mug, The Scarness Cup Mellor Mug, The Flying Free Trophy, The Transom Trophy The Jack Pot & The Easterly Trophy.

The Brackenrigg Trophy, presented in 1967 by Mr. & Mrs. J. Currie, will be awarded to the Championship Winner.
The Ian Macpherson Trophy, presented in 2020 by his wife Patricia Macpherson and family in memory of Ian. To be awarded to the first crew overall in the Flying Fifteen Club Championship.
The Anderson Trophy, presented in 1975 by Mr & Mrs. W. Anderson, will be awarded to the second helm in the Championship.
The Wheel Trophy, presented in 1980 by Mr & Mrs. W. Anderson and Mr. & Mrs. J. M. Dalton, will be awarded to the third helm in the Championship.
The Maurice Dalton Trophy, presented in 1983 by Mrs. L. Dalton & Family, will be awarded to the fourth helm in the Championship.
The Lawson Trophy, presented by Mr. & Mrs. J. Lawson will be awarded to the helm with the highest position in the Club Championship sailing a boat over 15 years old on 1st January in that season’s Championship.

2. CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND SERIES

There will be 7 series counting towards the Club Championship each consisting of 5 scheduled races. Prizes will be as follows:
The Ullock Mug, presented in 1976 by Mr. & Mrs. T. B. Hinks.
The Scarness Cup, presented in 1976 by Mr & Mrs. J. M. Dalton. Courses sailed for this trophy will, if possible, include the Scarness Mark, number 7.
The Jack Pot, presented in 1976 by Mr. & Mrs. G. Kirkpatrick.
Mellor’s Mug, presented in 1976 by Mr. & Mrs. J. B. Mellor
Flying Free Trophy, presented in 1976 by Mr. &. Mrs. T J. Butcher and Mr & Mrs. P. B. Bevan.
The Transom Trophy, presented in 1970 by Mr. & Mrs. H. Kirk.
The Easterly Trophy, presented in 1972 by Mr. T.S. Preston and Mr R. Smalley.

3. LONG SERIES

There will be 3 such series. Prizes will be as follows:
The Dawson Trophy, presented in 1972 by Mr. & Mrs. J. L. Dawson.
The Morgan Trophy, presented presented in 1971 by Dr. & Mrs. W. Morgan.
The Blencathra Trophy, presented in 1979 by Mr. & Mrs. C. G. Jackson.

4. THE FLYING ENTERPRISE TROPHY

Presented by the Club in 1983, in memory of J. Maurice Dalton, Past Commodore. This trophy will be awarded to the helm of the winning Flying Fifteen in a ‘Round the Lake’ race to be run concurrently with the Bassenthwaite Burgee race.

Mirrors, Toppers and Slow Handicap

Mirrors Toppers and boats with a Portsmouth Yardstick of 1184 or higher will compete for the same Championship, results calculated using Portsmouth Yardstick.

1. CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP

Results in the following 7 series will decide the Club Championship: Reflection Trophy, Mirror Mug, Orsova Cup, The Singlehanded Series, Peel Pot, Image Tankard & The Round Table Tankard.

The Mirror Trophy will be awarded to the leading Mirror in the Championship.
The Kirkpatrick Trophy, presented by Mr. & Mrs. S Kirkpatrick, will be awarded to the leading Topper in the Championship.
The Excalibur Trophy, presented in 1985 by Mr & Mrs. A. Clamp will be awarded to the helm coming highest in the Club Championship, not been the leading Mirror or Topper.
The Iberia Cup, presented in 1978 by Mrs. G. Jones, will be awarded to the Mirror helm under 16 with the highest place in the Championship.

2. CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND SERIES

There will be 7 series counting towards the Club Championship each consisting of 5 scheduled races. Prizes will be as follows:
The Orsova Cup, presented in 1978 by Mrs. O. Jones.
The Reflection Trophy, presented in 1981 by Mr. & Mrs. G. Kirkpatrick.
The Mirror Mug, presented in 1980 by Mr & Mrs. A. K. Campbell.
The Peel Pot, presented in 1980 by Mr. & Mrs. A. K. Campbell.
The Image Tankard, presented in 1981 by Mr & Mrs. J. Somerville.
The Round Table Tankard, present in 1985 by Whitehaven and Cockermouth Round Tables.
The Singlehanded Helmsmen Series, (note: Mirrors may be raced with 1 or 2 crew members in this series).

3. LONG SERIES

There will be 3 such series. Prizes will be as follows:
The Red Sails Trophy, presented in 1981 by Mr. & Mrs. J. M. Dalton.
The Bates Series.
The AB Series.

4. OTHERS

The Bassenthwaite Bell, donated by Mrs. E. C. Cooper, will be awarded at the discretion of the Sailing Committee to the Mirror/Topper helm showing most progress in his/her first year of sailing.

Handicap

1. CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP

Results from the following 7 series will decide the Club Championship: Easter Holiday Trophy, May Holiday Trophy, The Grisedale Cup, The lsel Cup, The Comet Trophy, August Holiday Trophy & The Wythop Series.

The Osprey Trophy, presented by Celebration Crystal in 2003, will be awarded to the Championship Winner.
The Arthur Carr Club Championship Trophy, presented in 1982 by Arthur Carr, will be awarded to the first Laser helm.
The TSB Club Championship Trophy, presented in 1982 by the Trustee Savings Bank, will be awarded to the helm coming second in the Club Championship.
The Eagle Trophy, presented by the Club, will be awarded to the helm coming third in the Club Championship.
The Kirk Decanter, will be awarded to the helm coming fourth in the Club Championship.
The ‘1972’ Trophy, presented by the Club, will be awarded to the leading helm under 19 years or over 72 years of age in the Championship.

2. CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND SERIES

There will be 7 series counting towards the Club championship each consisting of 5 scheduled races. Prizes will be as follows:
The Easter Holiday Trophy, presented in 1982 by the Trustee savings Bank.
The May Holiday Trophy, presented in 1982 by Wimpy Construction UK Ltd
The August Holiday Trophy, presented in 1982 by the Trustee Savings Bank. The Grisedale Cup presented in 1982 by Greg gains Garage Ltd.
The Wythop Series, presented in 1984 by Mr.& Mrs. H. Telford.
The Isle Cup, presented in 1982 by E. D. Willlams Ltd.
The Comet Trophy, presented in 1985 by Mr & Mrs. Somerville.

3. LONG SERIES

There will be 3 such series. Prizes will be as follows:
The Barf Plate, presented in 1982 by British Nuclear Fuels Limited.
The Dodd Trophy, presented in 1982 by British Nuclear Fuels Limited.
The Skiddaw Trophy, presented in 1982 by Mr N. Currie.

Races for All Classes

The Max Joule Memorial Trophy, presented by Direct Rail Services. A 4 race series for all classes without asymmetric spinnakers, results calculated on fleet handicap. All classes will start together.
The Asymmetric Cup, a 4 race series for all classes carrying asymmetric spinnakers, to be sailed on windward, leeward courses. Results will be calculated on fleet handicap. All asymmetric classes will start together.
Tinker Trophy, presented in 1990 by the Tinker Class Association. A 4 race series sailed as per MJM trophy, except that all classes will be eligible to enter.
The Starters Prize, presented by Mrs. Doreen Douglas in memory of Robin. A 2 race series as per MJM trophy, except that all classes will be eligible to enter, both races to count.
The Herb Telford Starters Prize, presented in 2019 by Mrs A Telford and family in memory of Herb. To be awarded to the highest place youth helm in the Starters Prize, a youth being under 19 on the day of the race. If there are no youth helms entered, then it is to be awarded to the highest place youth crew.
Celebrity Glass Trophy, presented in 1991 by Celebrity Glass. A 2 race series of pursuit races.
The Paul Carruthers Memorial Trophy, presented in 2001 by Mrs. Florence Carruthers in memory of Paul. A 2 race series sailed as per MJM trophy, except that all classes will be eligible to enter, both races to count.

The following individual races will normally be sailed around the lake. Results will be based on fleet handicap. Prizes will be awarded as follows:
The Albert Bates Retirement Trophy, presented in 1985 by the Club.
Banana Stakes, presented in 1954 by Mr. & Mrs. W. Anderson.
The Jimmy Lancaster Memorial Trophy, presented in 1976 by the Club.
The Eric Twiname Trust (Bassenthwaite Burgee), presented by the Club.
Pennants. There are 3 individual races for pennants. There will be an entry fee of £3 for each race and proceeds will go to charities connected with sailing as detailed in the sailing programme.
Sandra’s Salver, presented in 2002 by Mr. Mike Chappell in memory of Sandra. This prize will be awarded to the leading female crew in the above 7 ‘Round the Lake’ races. All race results to count.
The Ladies Prize, presented by the Club to the winner of the Ladies Race.
The Crews Prize, presented by the Club to the winner of the Crews Race.
The Juniors Prize, presented by the Club to the winner of the Junior (under 16) race.
The Roger Pryde Memorial Trophy, presented in 1996 by Mrs. Beryl Pryde in memory of Roger. To be awarded at the discretion of the Sailing Committee to a young Club member who has shown outstanding progress or gained a high level of achievement during the sailing season.
The Consistency Trophy, presented in 1996 by Celebrity Glass, awarded for consistency during the sailing season, to be decided by the Sailing Secretary.
Fleet Challenges. A 4 race series which all classes will be eligible to enter. Fleet Challenge A – all classes start together, results calculated on personal handicaps. Fleet Challenge B – pursuit races, start times based on fleet handicap.
The CSSA Trophy, presented in 1991 by Celebrity Glass will be awarded to the first Flying Fifteen.
The Spring Holiday Trophy, presented in 1982 by Wimpy Construction UK Ltd will be awarded to the first boat in the Handicap fleet.
The Harney Hetherington Trophy, Presented in 1960 by Mr. & Mrs. W. Harney will be awarded to the first GP14.
The Windfall Trophy, presented in 1981 by Mr. & Mrs. M. J. Moore will be awarded to the first Mirror, Topper or Slow Handicap.
Fleet Challenge B
The Bryson Helms Trophy, presented in 1971 by Mr. & Mrs. J. Bryson will be awarded to the first Flying Fifteen.
The Foxtail Trophy, presented in 1985 by Mr. & Mrs. J. Sinclair will be awarded to the first boat in the Handicap fleet.
The Ross Wear Helm Trophy, Presented in 1955 by Dr. & Mrs. A. Ross Wear will be awarded to the first GP14.
The Kirk Helms Trophy, presented in 1981 by Mr. & Mrs. H. Kirk will be awarded to the first Mirror, Topper or Slow Handicap.

NIGHT JAR

A 18 race series scheduled to be held on Thursday evenings. The following trophies will be awarded for the Night Jar Series:
Results will be calculated on both Fleet and Personal Handicap, and trophies will be awarded for each winner. The following additional trophies will be presented.
The Denton Trophy, presented in 1972 by Mr. & Mrs. R. Denton will be awarded to the first Flying Fifteen.
The Evening Plate, presented in 1982 by Mr. & Mrs. I. L. Campbell will be awarded to the first boat in the Handicap fleet.
The Night Jar, will be awarded to the first GP14.
The M Series will be awarded to the first Mirror, Topper or Slow Handicap.
The Night Jar Under 16 will be awarded to the first helm under 16 years of age on the 1st August.

AUTUMN & WINTER SERIES

The autumn series is split into a separate Saturday & Sunday series, and takes place in October. The winter series takes place in November, racing only on Sundays. These races will be for all classes, and all classes will start together. Results will be calculated on both Fleet and Personal Handicap, and trophies will be awarded for each.
The Winter Trophy, presented by Mr. & Mrs. P. Carruthers in 1982, will be awarded to the winner of the Winter Series, on Personal Handicap.

Eligibility for Races

1. Club Championships (GP, Mirror/Topper/Slow Handicap, Handicap and FF), Long Series and others (all classes). Positions in the Club Championships Long Series and other series/races will be accredited to individual helms in whichever boat they choose to sail, provided that they are members. Positions in Championship Weekend Series will be accredited to an individual helm sailing a specific class and configuration. A helm changing class of boats (eg.RS200 to Laser) and/or configurations (e.g., Standard/Radial Laser) will receive separate results for each class/configuration sailed in that weekend series.
2. Helms are reminded that all boats racing must comply with their own class rules and have a valid class measurement certificate. Boats must be sailed in a configuration recognised by the appropriate Class association and for which a valid PY handicap is available. The latter will be subject to inspection by the Sailing Committee on request. In class racing, Mirrors sailed single-handed will be permitted and can compete on equal terms with crewed boats. In handicap racing the appropriate handicap for the configuration sailed will apply.
3. A race shall not be constituted unless there are at least 2 starters (complying with section 2). Single boats from adopted Club fleets may join in the handicap fleet if they would otherwise be the only starter in a separate race for their class.
4. Permanent changes of boat must be notified to the Membership Secretary

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