Awards Ceremony For Sailors

PUBLISHED: 09:32 20 November 2009 | UPDATED: 11:08 04 May 2010

ELY Sailing Club s Niall Pearcey, welcomed Commodores from the Cam and Hunts Sailing Clubs to the annual Laying Up Supper and prize giving ceremony this week. The event was held for the first time at The Maltings Restaurant in Ely with more than 60 member

ELY Sailing Club's Niall Pearcey, welcomed Commodores from the Cam and Hunts Sailing Clubs to the annual Laying Up Supper and prize giving ceremony this week.

The event was held for the first time at The Maltings Restaurant in Ely with more than 60 members in the running for awards.

After the traditional Laying Up Supper, Commodore Pearcey gave an informative resume of the past year's results and events with all the successes of the club recounted.

He thanked everyone who helped make the club a success and reminded club members that Clare Christan was due to receive an award from the RYA in London on November 19 in recognition of the 11 years of service she had given to coaching.

To end the evening, the Commodore assisted by Jill Sallis, read out the prize winners, who received their trophies from his wife Kathy.

Award Winners

Enterprise Lincoln Cup and the Enterprise Kempton Bowl: Kevin Bilham.

Solo Salver: Niall Pearcey.

Laser Cup: Andy Wilcox.

Spring Tankard: Niall Pearcey

Summer Tankard: Simon Leeks.

August Tankard: Simon Leeks

Autumn Tankard: Niall Pearcey

Autumn Cadet Prize: Jack Knight

Thurmott Shield: Kevin Bilham

Norman Brettell Cup: Jack Knight

Thursday Evening Handicap Shield: Jack Knight

Easter Egg Trophy: Alex Tory and Simon Leeks.

Camweld Trophy: John and Mollie Wells.

Whitsun Cup: Niall Pearcey.

Ladies Plate: Hannah Wilcox.

Bob Utteridge Trophy: John and Julie Wells.

Roswell Monster: Simon Leeks.

Baby Monster for crewing: Charlie Burrell.

George Washington Trophy: Kevin Bilham and Charlie Burrell

Jamie Butcher Memorial Trophy: Alex Tory.

Trophies awarded by the Committee

Dr K.S. Maurice Smith Trophy: Mollie Wells

Ships Wheel: Phil Hardy

Junior Ships Wheel: Scott Bilham.

Ernie Wootton Trophy: Andy Wilcox.

Queen Duck: Suzie Sallis.

Travellers Trophy: Kevin Bilham.

Youngster Jack Knight with two of his awards. Photo: SUPPLIED.

Suzie Sallis with her Queen Duck award. Photo: SUPPLIED.

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