Neptune Trophy


Name The Neptune Trophy
Year of Origin 1890
Year Donated
Donated by James Coats Junior
Owner of the trophy The Royal Northern & Clyde Yacht Club
Qualifying Yachts All Int. 8-Metres designed prior to 1960 holding a valid certificate of rating and answering to the deed of gift and rules of the Neptune Trophy
Scoring A separate low score based on the positions from the overall score.

Neptune Trophy

The Neptune trophy was presented to the Royal Northern Yacht Club on the 21st of June 1890 by James Coats jun. as a trophy for the large handicap yachts during Clyde Week. The heavily embossed sterling silver trophy was first engraved “Royal Northern Yacht Club Corinthian Regatta 21 June 1890” and won by “May” owned by W.J. Chrystal. After World War II the trophy was known as the 8-Metre Points Trophy, raced for at the Royal Northern Regatta during Clyde Week.

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