South Windermere Sailing Club celebrates successful season with awards
Published 10:25 on 3 Nov 2018
South Windermere Sailing Club awarded 48 trophies to adult and junior members of the club at its annual dinner and prize giving, 27 October at the Newby Bridge Hotel.
Mark Fernley scooped 11 trophies to lead the tally, while Past Commodore James Downes and Jack Thompson both collected 6.
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For the juniors, David Woolgrove and Owen O'Donnell both won three.
Special achievements were highlighted with the "Commodore's Choice" awards:
Jane Telford was awarded the Haig Trophy for her long-standing commitment as SWSC Secretary.
Alice Brasher won Junior Navigator.
Sarah Watton won the "Helm Slayer Bat" awarded to "battered crew".
James Woolgrove, the new SWSC Commodore, was awarded "the Golden Boot" – for "biggest screw up" in almost turning a Topaz Argo into a submarine.
The South Windermere Sailing Club is a family-friendly club based at the National Trust's Fell Foot Park. The club has operated for over 50 years, and is now enjoying new facilities with the National Trust's Active Base. For more information, see https://www.swsailing.co.uk/
The full award list:
Steve Backhouse (Flying Fifteen): Classic Flying Fifteen Trophy
Alice Brasher (Tera Sport): Junior Navigator
James Downes (Flying Fifteen): Claife Cup, Enterprise Cup, Flying Fifteen points trophy, Lion Trophy / Peugeot, Newton Plate, RNLI Trophy
Bob Eastwood (Vareo): Waterhead Cup, Eiger Trophy
Mark Fernley (Blaze): Anniversary Regatta Cup, Barometer Trophy, Belle Isle Cup, Butler Tray, Cumbria Crystal, Dinghy Fleet Points Trophy, Grass Holme Trophy, OK Trophy, Ramp Holme Plate. Sphinx Trophy / Armstrong Siddeley, Trafalgar Day Trophy
Alison Graham (Flying Fifteen): Ladies' Trophy
Joe Marsland (Flying Fifteen): Lady Commodore Trophy
Owen O'Donnell (National 12, Laser): Junior Pursuit Race Trophy, Junior Anniversary Cup, Laser Trophy
Joel Oreton (Tera Sport): Unstoppable Trophy
Ed Pilling (Kestral): Peter Shaw Trophy and Shipside Shield
Barney Proud (Streaker): Daniels Trophy, Dyer Trophy, Fell Foot Plate, Gummers How Cup
Wyn Roberts (Flying Fifteen): Eunice Vase
Andy Snell (K1): K1 Windermere Open
Jane Telford: Haig Trophy (Commitment Award)
Jack Thompson (Flying Fifteen, Kestral): Blake Holme Bowl, Bosun's Cup, Flying Fifteen Trophy, Lady Windermere Trophy, Newby Bridge Plate, Storrs Park Trophy
Sarah Watton: Helm Slayer Bat
Guy Wheeler (Streaker): Skirtful Cup
David Woolgrove (Tera Sport): Junior September Series Trophy, RS Tera Trophy, Junior Plate 2
James Woolgrove (Argo): Golden Boot
Last updated 17:12 on 2 April 2019