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SYC wins Seawanhaka Cup PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 18 June 2012

scyc_cup.png Norman Vallette, Patrick Ryan and Thomas Meric have won the Seawanhaka International Challenge Cup for Small Yachts. The match racing event was sailed this past weekend, June 16-17, in Oyster Bay, New York. According to the Seawanhaka Corinthian YC, The Seawanhaka Cup is the oldest yachting trophy originated in America that is still in active competition. Originated in 1895, the Seawanhaka Cup trophy was offered for the purpose of promoting small yacht racing and developing the Corinthian spirit among yachtsmen.

In August 2005, SYC held the Seawanhaka Cup when hurricane Katrina destroyed the clubhouse in New Orleans.  The original trophy was never recovered.  Seawanhaka Corinthian YC commissioned an outstanding, full-scale replica from Langfords in London. The new trophy was completed and delivered to Seawanhaka in time for the 2009 competition.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 19 June 2012 )
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