The Quay Hotel, Deganwy. Saturday 11th December 2010.
Club Commodore Gerry Frobisher presenting Kevin Parvin with the Cold Finger Trophy and winner of the Presidents Cup
Club Commodore Gerry Frobisher presenting Mark Stafford with the Phil Davies Cup
Club Commodore Gerry Frobisher (centre) presenting Craig Petch and Calvin Kopec with the Marie Louise Cup
Club Commodore Gerry Frobisher (centre) presenting Calvin Kopec and Glenn Williams with the Warren Petch Trophy, and winners of the P1000 Trophy
Club Secretary Glenn Williams (centre) presenting Adam Frobisher and Ian Dudley winners of The Lead Hat
Josh Mack, Alice Frobisher and Calvin Kopec receiving the Mack-Williams Progression Trophy
Penmaenmawr Sailing Club, celebrating their 50th Anniversary, recently held its Annual Dinner and Prize Giving Awards Ceremony at The Deganwy Quay Hotel.
The Club Commodore Gerry Frobisher MBE & Vice-President Bernard Carter introduced the evening, mentioning that 50 years ago in 1960 Sam Purcocks, and others, held an inaugural meeting in the Alexandra Public House in Penmaenmawr with the aim of setting up a sailing club. Penmaenmawr Sailing Club was officially opened in 1962.
Following the Dinner, the Club Commodore Gerry Frobisher and the Vice-President Bernard Carter presented the Trophies won by Club Members during the 2010 sailing season.
The Cold Finger Spring Trophy to Kevin Parvin, the Marie Louise Cup to Craig Petch & Calvin Kopec, the Phil Davies Cup to Mark Stafford, the Presidents Cup (Tally Race) to Kevin Parvin, the 1000 Long Distance Trophy to Glenn Williams & Calvin Kopec, the Warren Petch Trophy (Puffin Race) to Glenn Williams & Calvin Kopec and the Jack Davies Cup Handicap Series Trophy Calvin Kopec
Gerry Frobisher presented the Merit Mug to Calvin Kopec for service to the Club over the year.
The Lead Hat, for the most spectacular capsize, was presented by Glenn Williams to Ian Dudley and Adam Frobisher who managed a spectacular capsize in a Hobie Tiger.
See Gerry’s Lead hat Video – Adam, Dudley and the Tiger
Glenn also presented the Mack-Williams Progression Trophy to Alice Frobisher, Josh Mack, Calvin Kopec and Tom Warburton
Special congratulations went to Paul Singleton, with crew members Glenn Williams and Peter Lewis, together with runners Sam Smith and Saul Lovatt, who took part in PowerBar Three Peaks Yacht Race who finished a creditable 7th position in an international field of 23 starters.
A birthday mention, and presentation of cakes, was made by Gerry Frobisher to Club Member Poppy Hughes celebrating her 17th Birthday.
Bouquets of flowers were presented by Bernard Carter to Sharon Frobisher; Alma Butterworth; Mandy Williams; Dee Hughes, Sue Petch, Katie Warburton and Lucy Weitz for their commitment to the Club during the last twelve months.
Special Awards were presented by Gerry Frobisher & Bernard Carter to Craig Petch the retiring Commodore; Mark Stafford the Club Treasurer; Glenn Williams for his work as Club Secretary; and Gerry Frobisher for his Safety Boat duties.