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George W. Elder Memorial Trophy


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Awarded to the winner of the first race at the World Championship.

YEAR BOAT SKIPPER FLEET
1955 Boomerang Todd Cam
1956 Gale Nye Jr. SLM
1957 North Star III North SDB
1958 Nhycusa Ficker NH
1959 North Star III North Mis
1960 North Star III North Mis
1961 Frolic Buchan PS
1962 Tornado Pinegin Mosc
1963 Chatterbox Burnham SDB
1964 Big Daddy Edler NH
1964 Big Daddy Daddy Edler
1965 Frolic Buchan PS
1965 Frolic Buchan PS
1966 Scandale Elvstrom DF
1967 Taifun Pinegin Mosc
1969 Ariel Holt PS
1970 Dingo Schoonmaker BisB
1971 Humbug VII Petterson Kat
1972 Subbnboana Wagner KF
1973 Riot IV Rowan LG
1974 Humbug XVIII Petterson Kat
1975 Misty Allen WH
1976 Suzanne Beek LB
1977 Komet Kulan Carlsson RS
1978 Widgeon Melges SLM
1979 Humbug XXIV Petterson Kat
1980 Chewbacca Blackaller WSFB
1981 Sexy Hexy Hagen Glu
1982 Sexy Hexy Hagen Glu
1983 Van Gogh V. Brun SDB
1984 No Bananas V. Brun SDB
1985 #7074 Cayard WSFB
1986 The Usual V. Brun SDB
1987 Uncle Meat M. Reynolds SDB
1988 Sexy Hexy Hagen KF
1989 #7417 Geert-Jensen DF
1990 #7495 T. Grael Gua
1991 #7285 Siemsen P.E. Cop
1992 #7603 Macdonald EB
1993 #7712 Andersen DF
1994 #7640 Kostecki Isol
1995 #7737 Macdonald EB
1996 #7834 Bromby BER
1997 #7862 J.A. MacCausland CR
1998 #7876 Macdonald EB
1999 #7875 T. Grael Gua
2000 #7995 M. Reynolds SDB
2001 #7829 M. Reynolds SDB
2002 #6283 Szabo SDB
2003 #8141 L Bk
2004 #8025 Percy SO
2005 #8210 Grael Gua
2006 #8187 Pepper NZL
2007 Not Awarded
2008 #8170 Kusznierewicz POL
2009 #8209 Kusznierewicz POL
2010 #8378 Babendererde Moh
2011 Not Awarded
2012 #8455 Rohart NI
2013 #8474 L. Grael Par
2014 #8240 R. Stanjek BF
2015 #8474 L. Greal Par
2016 #8320 G. Szabo III SDB
2017 Renata Grael Par