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Founder’s Trophy

Founder’s TrophyThe ORCA Founder's Trophy

The Founder’s Trophy is an annual award given as recognition to the outstanding ORCA member who has campaigned their boat throughout the year to the greatest number of ORCA sanctioned races and achieved top honors within those races. For their effort, the boat and owner'(s) names are inscribed on the perpetual trophy and loaned to the honored member for housing at their Yacht Club for the following year.

 

2017

Trident

Terry Argast

2011

Afterburner Bill Gibbs
2010 Afterburner

Bill Gibbs

2009

Minette Mike Leneman
2008 Tyger Tyger

Geoff Deutschmann

2007

Delta Vee Mike Leneman
2006 Triple Time

Rod Goodman

2005

Cat Attack Russ Turk / Randy Reynolds
2004 Sea Smoke

Bob Anderson

2003

Zeke Joe O’Reilly
2002 Mental Floss

Jeff Cohen

2001

Zeke Joe O’Reilly
2000 Triantula

Rod Goodman

1999

Sea Smoke Bob Anderson
1998 Sea Smoke

Bob Anderson

1997

3rd Movement Jerry Grant
1996 Sea Smoke

Bob Anderson

1995

Bonster Phil Parker
1994 Isle Tri

Rick Van Ginkel

1993

Flying Fish John Simpkins
1992 Bon Bon

Phil Parker

1991

Flying Fish John Simpkins
1990 3rd Movement

Jerry Grant

1989

Imi Loa Vic Stern
1978 Freestyle

Jerry Wetzler

1977

Imua! Mike Leneman
1976 Allez Cat

Makin / Kane

1975

Imi Loa Vic Stern
1974 Imi Loa

Vic Stern

1973

Imi Loa Vic Stern
1972 Toru

Tom Sauter

1971

Patty-Cat II John Pursell
1970 Imi Loa

Vic Stern

1969

Imi Loa Vic Stern
1968 Grass Slipper II

Johnson / Gardner

1967

Imua! Norm Walker
1966 Imi Loa

Vic Stern