Trophy History – E Scow

The BRERETON “E” TROPHIES are awarded to the winners of the July and August “E”series. They were donated by Dr. Robert L. Brereton in 1986.

E Scow- Comfort Perpetual Trophy

E Scow- Comfort Perpetual Trophy

 

The COMFORT PERPETUAL “E” CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHY is awarded to the winner of the season Class “E” Championship. It was donated as a perpetual championship trophy in 1962 by Mr. and Mrs. Hartley B. Comfort.

E Commodores Cup

E Commodores Cup

 

The COMMODORE’S CUP REGATTA TROPHY is a first place trophy awarded to the winner of a three race series to be held on a weekend when either the Western Michigan Regatta or Western Michigan E Invitational Regatta is being sailed. This perpetual trophy is in honor of past and future commodores of TLYCC.

E Scow Course Record Trophy

E Scow Course Record Trophy

 

The COURSE RECORD TROPHY is awarded to the “E” skipper with the best season time on a race over the original two–triangle course marked by buoys Davock, Baldy, Home, Big Hill, Fairwood, Home. Established in 1948. The all–time record, set in 1966 by Bill Christensen in T–44, is 57:54.

E Scow - Lynn Trophy

E Scow – Lynn Trophy

 

The LYNN CHALLENGE TROPHIES are awarded to the winners of “E” and Butterfly classes for a race sailed in August. The “E” race is started at the Club, sailed to a mark near Clam River, then finished at the Club. Although it is a competitive trophy, a skipper winning the “E” race in three consecutive years will be awarded a small Revere bowl appropriately inscribed. The Butterfly race is conducted at the Yacht Club, and the trophy is retired by a skipper winning three consecutive races. Funds for engraving and purchase of trophies as needed are provided by the Lynn Trophy Endowment Fund.

 

E Scow - Molby Challenge Trophy

E Scow – Molby Challenge Trophy

The MOLBY CHALLENGE TROPHY is awarded to the winner of three short races for “E’s” held over one weekend. It was donated as a perpetual trophy in 1959 by Lloyd Molby.

Most Valuable Crew

Most Valuable Crew

 

The MOST VALUABLE CREW TROPHY presented by Jeff Hoch each year to the most valuable member of an “E” crew.

 

The PIONEER TROPHIES are perpetual trophies awarded for Butterfly and “E” competition. The trophies are in honor of the original Pioneer Sailors who founded the Club in 1928. The series started on our 35th anniversary in 1963.

The R.J. FORGRAVE MEMORIAL TROPHY is awarded to the winner of ninth E Championship race of the season. The trophy was donated in 2015 by Rob’s immediate family.

The SEASON CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHIES are awarded to the winners of the weekend championship series races held throughout the summer.

E Scow - Turk Trophy w/ Todd Collins

E Scow – Turk Trophy w/ Todd Collins

 

The TURK PERPETUAL TROPHY race starts at the Club and races to Alden or Eastport, then home. Tradition includes a party by the previous year’s winner before the annual trophy award dinner. The Turk Trophy race started in 1951 and is the final major challenge of the season for the “E’s”.

 

E Scow - Unger Trophy 4th of July

E Scow – Unger Trophy 4th of July

The UNGER CHALLENGE TROPHY is an annual race for “E’s” held each year on July 4th. The course is called by Jack Unger, Jr. This race began in 1961.

AUGUST SERIES TROPHY

E Scow - August Series Trophy

E Scow – August Series Trophy