Championship and Cup Races
6.1 Championship. The following three Championships will be sailed each summer with Trophies awarded to the winners.
- Class A. Boats 27″ to 36″ inclusive open to all sailors.
Trophy presented by Mr R C R Twallin.
- Class B. Boats. 21″ to 26″ inclusive open to sailors who have not reached the age of 18 by 1 August.
Trophy presented by Mr P W S Boult.
- Class C. Boats 15″ to 20″ inclusive open to all sailors who have not reached the age of 14 by 1 August.
Trophy presented by Gateway Building Society.
Qualification. To qualify to sail in the Class B or C Championship, a boat must have won one qualifying race and its sailor must have sailed that boat in two races during the season. To qualify for Class A Championship, the sailor must have won a race with the same boat in the current season.
Entry limit. No one may sail more than two boats in a Championship.
6.2 Cup Races. The tables below list the Special Races for which individual Trophies are awarded, together with entry qualification requirements and a description of the race.
|Name of Cup or Trophy.||Qualification.||Description of Competition.|
Mr Humphrey Cripps
|Boats with overall length of 24 inches or more. Yawls may not be entered.||A beat to windward,around a mark, before reaching the far bank. Return between two marks on the starting bank.|
|St Edmund’s Cup||Burgee winners from the previous year, including all cup winners and runners-up||Two lengths heats. Four length final.|
|Sole Bay Bell
Mr Geoffrey Earle
|Open to all boats between 32″ and 36″ inclusive.||Two length heats. Four length final.|
|Golden Jubilee Challenge Cup||Adult Sailors, aged 16 and over.||Two lengths heats. Four length final.|
|De Lacroix Rose Bowl Presented by Mr George de Lacroix||Home-made boats. (See definition)||Two lengths heats. Four length final.|
|Nigel Boult Trophy Presented by Mrs Fiona Boult||New Boats made since the end of the last season.||Two lengths heats. Four length final.|
Presented by Miss H Balfour
|Class C Boats||Awarded to the boat that has attained the most points during the season but has not won the Class C Championship.|
|Walter Grint Trophy||Class C Boats||Awarded to the Runner-up for the Daphnia Cup|
Presented in memory of Mr Geoffrey Pout
|Class B & C Boats and Sailors||Modified Beat and Run|
|Quincentenary Salver||Beach Yawls||Two lengths heat. Four length final.|
Presented by Mr David Collett
|Veteran Yachts||Yachts made and sailed on the pond before 1957. Two lengths heat. Four length final.|
Presented by Waveney District Council
|Class B & C Burgee winners from the current summer season.||Two lengths heat. Four length final.|
Presented by Southwold Town Council
|A relay team of four boats of which two belong to the family entering the race.||One length sailed by each boat as a relay race|
May Bank Holiday Competitions
A pick-up regatta is generally arranged on the second Bank Holiday Monday in May. It will include the following cup races.
|May Cup||Children draw for boats nominated by the committee.||Two lengths heat. Four length final.|
|Norwich and Peterborough Building Society Class B Shield||Class B boats made as part of David Collett Project in Southwold.||Two lengths heat. Four length final.|
|Norwich and Peterborough Building Society Class C Shield||Class C boats made as part of David Collett Project in Southwold.||Two lengths heat. Four length final.|