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History of Club Trophies

Bill Smart Trophy

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Presented to the Club in 1964 by Bill Smart who was then editor of Yachts and Yachting, has traditionally been presented for a race to the Ovens Buoy, at the bottom of Gravesend reach, and back.

Year
Winner
Boat Name
2008
Richard Andrews
Puffin
2007
Andy Wollard
Act
2006
John Edmonds
Loucha
2005
Colin Twyford
Hiran
2004
R Andrews
Puffin
2003
R Banner
Marlin
2002
J Chapman
Blew Movee
2001
J Freeman
Schulp
2000
V Mitchell
Zett
1999
J Freeman
Schulp
1997
C Twyford
Hiran
1996
P Gladden
Nicole
1995
C Twyford
Hiran
1994
B Elliston

Sniffer

1992
J Edmonds
Loucha
1991
Ross Elliston
The Act
1989
M Smith
Whisper
1988
A & S Rosam
Magali II
1987
D Binnington
Nokomis of Kent
1986
A Compton
Lady Anne
1985
K Stevens
Vagabond
1984
D Davis
Valda
1983
A Smith
Betty
1982
D Binnington
Zest
1981
D Davies
Valda
1980
G Campbell
Cherete
1979
C Watson
Apache
1978
C Watson
Apache
1977
B Pettit
Pleiades
1976
M Wadhams
Q Nimbus
1975
J Freeman
Nicole
1974
A Farrell
Deva
1973
D Bower
Hellen
1972
G Hall
Le Roamer
1971
M Brooker
Sara
1970
D Kennard
Kelpie
1969
D Kennard
Kelpie
1968
P S Herne
Aeolus
1966
D F Bower
Greylag
1965
D E G Kennard
Kelpie
1964
R Aslett
Juno