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Laying Up Supper 2021

Updated: Dec 14, 2021

Laying Up Supper 2021

On Saturday 13th November Ely Sailing Club held its 75th annual Trophy Presentation Evening which was once again an enjoyable and convivial occasion.


The trophies on display looked magnificent, each and every one eagerly awaiting a new home for the coming year ahead and to be proudly displayed by their worthy recipients. The clubhouse was decorated to befit the occasion with the dining tables resplendent with decorations that made for a sociable dining experience.


The evening kicked off with a hearty “Bangers & Mash” cooked and served by the Commodore’s good friends and publicans Howard and Michelle. An assortment of desserts followed, which much like the meal, disappeared very quickly!


After a brief pause the prize giving ceremony followed, with each winner having their achievements read out by Commodore Simon Leeks and trophies awarded by him and his wife, Jan Leeks. Prize winners received a certificate of their awards and the trophies themselves.

Expressions of thanks and gratitude were offered to all those who had contributed their time willingly in setting up for the evening and for throughout the season, especially the training team and other members who had contributed to the smooth running of the club during the past year.


Well done to all the prize winners, and a special thank you to all the members who attended and made it such an enjoyable evening.

The full list of prize winners as follows:


John Blackman Northwood

12 Hour Overnight Race Trophy - Co-winner

Adult Ship’s Wheel (Most Improved Adult Helm)

Saturday Social Sailing Cup


Joshua Blackman Northwood

Junior Ship’s Wheel (Most Improved Junior Helm) - Joint Winner

Traveller Trophy - Joint Winner


Tabitha Blackman Northwood

Traveller Trophy - Joint Winner


Jo Board

Ladies Plate


Kitty Board

Halloween Fancy Dress Prize


Steve Board

Team Trophy - Co-winner


Eric Christian

Easter Egg Trophy


Phil Hardy

Jamie Butcher Memorial Trophy

Baby Easter Egg Trophy (Runner Up)

Barts Bash Race

Halloween Bowl

Spring Series

August Series

Autumn Series

Laser Class Cup - Aggregate Points

Laser Class Cup - Best 10 Races


Gil Hart

Model Yachting Summer Series


Simon Leeks

Camweld Trophy


Maciej Majewski

12 Hour Overnight Race Trophy - Co-winner


Ferenc Vanhoutte

George Washington Cup


Kieran Vanhoutte

Junior Trophy

Topper Class Cup - Aggregate Points

Norman Brettell Cup - Cadet Aggregate Points

Junior Ship’s Wheel (Most Improved Junior Helm) - Joint Winner

Dr Maurice Crewing Trophy

Traveller Trophy - Joint Winner


Ian Wakeling

Mixed Fleet Handicap Trophy - Aggregate Points

Mixed Fleet Handicap Trophy - Best 10 Races

Pursuit Trophy

Kingfisher Trophy


Alan White

12 Hour Overnight Race Trophy - Co-winner

Double Hander (Bob Utteridge) Trophy

Roswell Monster Trophy

Summer Series

Thursday Evening Series

Solo Class Cup - Aggregate Points

Solo Class Salver - Best 10 Races

Sportsmanship Salver

King Duck - Best Capsize


Glenn Wilkinson

Team Trophy - Co-winner



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