Off Soundings Club

SAILBOAT RACING IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW ENGLAND
FOUNDED NOVEMBER 7, 1933

INCORPORATED FEBRUARY 4, 1949

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TROPHIES

 

BluntWhite

THE G. W. BLUNT WHITE MEMORIAL TROPHY

This trophy was presented to the club in 1966 by Past Vice Commodore Thomas L. Miller in memory of Past Commodore G. W. Blunt White. It is awarded for the best combined results, low point scoring, for two successive years in Classes A and B. Prior to 1999, this trophy was awarded for the best combined results in classes A-1 and A-2.

Bradford

THE STAN BRADFORD TROPHY

This trophy was presented to the club in 1957 by Helen Bradford in memory of her husband, E. Standish Bradford. It is awarded annually to the boat in Class A with the best combined results, low point scoring, of the spring and fall races. Prior to 1999, it was awarded to Class A-1.

Diane

THE DIANE TROPHY


This trophy was presented to the club in 2001. Based on a trophy originally presented in the 2nd year of the club’s existence, the DianeTrophy recognizes the importance of spirit, comradery and fair play to the success of Off Soundings It is awarded annually to the boat in the multi-hull class with the best combined results, low point scoring, of the Spring and Fall series.

DuPont

THE HENRY B. duPONT MEMORIAL TROPHY

This trophy was presented to the club in 1972 by Past Commodore John E. English in memory of Past Commodore Henry B. duPont. It is awarded annually to the boat in Class C-3 having the best combined results, low point scoring, of the spring and fall races.

Koch

THE CHARLES J. KOCH TROPHY

This trophy was presented to the club in 1954 by friends of the late Charles J. Koch. It is awarded annually to the boat in Class C-6 with the best combined results, low point scoring, of the spring and fall races. Prior to 1981, this trophy was awarded to Class B-2.

Madrigal

THE MADRIGAL TROPHY

This trophy was donated to the club in 1984 in memory of Albert B. Boardman I I by his family and the crew of “Madrigal”. It is awarded annually for the best combined results, low point scoring, for two successive years in Classes C-5 & C-6. In years prior to 2001 it was awarded to Classes C-4 & C-5.

Magic

THE MAGIC TROPHY

This trophy was presented to the club in 1976 by Past Commodore Herbert W. Owen. It is awarded annually to the boat in Class C-4 with the best combined results, low point scoring, of the spring and fall races.

Millett

THE KENNETH B. MILLETT TROPHY

This trophy was presented to the club in 1955 by Mrs. Millett in memory of her husband, Kenneth B. Millett, who lost his life during the 1938 hurricane while trying to save his boat. Prior to 2001 it was awarded annually to the boat in Class A-2 with the best combined results, corrected time, of the spring and fall series. In 1999, this trophy was retired, but in 2001 it was reassigned to class C-5, and is currently based on low point scoring.

NorEaster

THE NOR’EASTER TROPHY

This trophy was instituted by the Board Of Governors in 1976 in recognition of the many years that NOR’EASTER served as our committee boat. It is awarded annually to the boat in the Cruising Canvas Class, Division NS2 with the best combined results, low point scoring, of the spring and fall Series.


Prior to 1993, this trophy was awarded annually to the boat with the best combined results, corrected time, for two successive years in Classes C-1 and C-2.

Reeves

THE BEAUFORD H. REEVES MEMORIAL TROPHY

This trophy was donated to the club in 1955 in the memory of Beauford H. Reeves by some of his many friends. It is awarded annually to the boat in Class C-1 having the best combined results, low point scoring, of the spring and fall races.

Rhubarb

THE RHUBARB TROPHY

This trophy was present to the club in 2002 by Dorothy duPont in memory of her husband, Past Commodore Benjamin B. duPont. It is awarded to the boat in Cruising Canvas Class Division NS3 with the best combined results, low point scoring, of the spring and fall series.

Lockwood

THE LOCKWOOD FAMILY TROPHY


This trophy, given to the Club in 2011 by the Lockwood family, is a special award dedicated to promoting participation in Off Soundings Club races by the younger generation. It may be awarded, during both the spring and fall race series, to the boat with the best performance, without penalty, in any class and having eighty percent of its crew age 30 or younger. The Race Committee will determine the winner, taking into account the difficulty of conditions during racing.

VanDyke

THE PAUL C. VAN DYKE MEMORIAL TROPHY


This trophy was presented to the club in 2003 by Peter R. Brinckerhoff in memory of his friend and shipmate, Past Commodore Paul C. van Dyke. It is awarded annually to the boat with the best combined results, low point scoring, for two successive years in Class C-3 and C-4.

Chanteyman

THE CHANTEYMAN TROPHY

This trophy was presented to the club in 1975 by Past Commodore Edgar L. Raymond, Jr. It is awarded annually to the boat in the Cruising Canvas Class, Division NSI with the best combined results, low point scoring, of the spring and fall races.

Donovan


THE WILLIAM J. DONOVAN MEMORIAL TROPHY

This trophy was presented to the Club in 1993 by Peter R. Brinckerhoff in memory of his friend Bill Donovan. It is awarded annually to the boat with the best combined results, low point scoring, for two successive years in Class C-1 and C-2.

Eastland

THE JAMES EASTLAND TROPHY


This trophy was donated to the club in 2010 by the Eastern Long Island Regional Nonsuch Association to honor James Eastland, a Nonsuch sailor from Essex, CT, for his contributions to the development of the Nonsuch Class in the USA. It is awarded annually to the boat in class NONS with the best combined results, low point scoring, of the spring and fall races.

Pepys

THE SAMUEL PEPYS TROPHY


This trophy was presented to the Club in 1953 by the Royal Naval Sailing Association as an annual award for the boat with the best combined results, corrected time of the spring & fall races in the class in which the Samuel Pepys would sail if she were entered. Prior to 1981 it was class B1. Prior to 2006 is was class B. Currently it is awarded for the best performance for two years in the combined three Cruising Canvas Classes, based on low point scoring.

Durfee

THE BYRON N. DURFEE TROPHY

This trophy was presented to the club in 1958 by Gene Durfee in memory of her husband, Byron N. Durfee. It is awarded annually to the boat in Class C-2 having the best combined results, low point scoring, of the spring and fall races.

 


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