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Gravesham Thames Trophy
Gravesham Thames Trophy

An open handicap race for sailing cruisers from Gravesend to the Thames Barrier

We usually arrange for competitors to lock into Limehouse Basin. A social and prizegiving are held in the Cruising Association, with a reasonably priced buffet meal and excellent beer.

The Gravesham Thames Trophy - First yacht on corrected time
The Helix Trophy - First yacht to finish
Sonia King Trophy - First yacht skippered by a lady (on corrected time)
Goldsmith Cup - First GSC yacht on corrected time
The John Stanley Trophy - First 'B' class yacht to reach the finish line on corrected time.

2018 Race
Date for 2018 race: Saturday 15 September (Start 1100)
Closing date for entries: first post Tuesday 11th September

Please note that the finish line will again be east of the Thames barrier.

Gravesham Thames Trophy 2018 Notice of Race and entry form

2016 Results
The Gravesham Thames Trophy - Y-NOT (Dick Owens)
The Helix Trophy - Maverick (J Darby)
Sonia King Trophy - Sara Taylor (Bolero)
Goldsmith Cup - Gamekeeper (Cliff Wimpory)
The John Stanley Trophy - Gamekeeper (Cliff Wimpory)

2015 Results
The Gravesham Thames Trophy - Cirrus (Tim Jeffery)
The Helix Trophy - Big Zipper (Dick Owens)
Sonia King Trophy - not awarded
Goldsmith Cup - Just Nimbus (Jeff Keys)
The John Stanley Trophy - Kadissa (Richard Grix)

Further details:

Woolwich Line is on a public walkway next to the river, accessed via the entrance to the former dockyard, and is approximately here

Greenwich Line is the Greenwich Yacht Club line, about here (GYC has moved from where it is marked on the map!)

Finish Line is adjacent South Dock Basin

Berthing is in Limehouse Basin, with the social and Prizegiving in The Cruising Association.

For additional information, email the race organiser

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