Kap-Dun Trophy (Fleet Trophy)

Kap-Dun Trophy (Fleet Trophy)
Donated in 2008 by Fleet #21, Tred Avon Yacht Club, awarded to the winning fleet calculated by the fleet's top three finishers with a minimum of three boats racing in order to qualify. The Kap-Dun Trophy is named after the historic first name of the Tred Avon Yacht Club. On June 17, 1931, a group of men met in Oxford, MD., and voted to establish the Kap-Dun Racing Association. By July 15, they voted to change the name to the Kap-Dun Yacht Club. According to a written history by Jerry Valliant, elected as president of the club in 1931, the name Kap-Dun was first used as the name of a club established in a small building just east of the ferry dock as a swimming and canoeing club. When the sea nettles (jellyfish) arrived, they quickly changed the focus to a club which would promote sailboat racing. Thus the Kap-Dun Yacht Club was born. The club later changed to Tred Avon Yacht Club, after the name of the river the club sits upon. The name Kap-Dun comes from an old English spelling of the word Cape (point) and Dun meaning Town. The club being located on a point, near the town of Oxford.
YearAward WinnerWinner's FleetHost FleetDetails
2023Fleet #9Newport, RIMarion, MA
Beverly Yacht Club
2023 Results
2022Fleet #9Newport, RINewport, RI
Ida Lewis Yacht Club
2022 Results
2021Fleet #9Newport, RIOxford, MD
Tred Avon Yacht Club
2021 Results
2020Cancelled due to COVID-19Oxford, MD
Tred Avon Yacht CLub
2019Fleet #10Marion, MAChicago, IL
Chicago Yacht Club
2019 Results
2018Fleet #10Marion, MAEdgartown, MA
Edgartown Yacht Club
2018 Results
2017Regatta abandonedMystic, CT
Mason's Island Yacht Club
2016Fleet # 9Newport, RIMonterey, CA
Monterey Peninsula Yacht Club
2016 Results
2015Fleet # 9Newport, RINewport, RI
Ida Lewis Yacht Club
2015 Results
2014Fleet # 9Newport, RIW. Long Island Sound, NY
Larchmont Yacht Club
2014 Results
2013Fleet # 9Newport, RIOxford, MD
Tred Avon Yacht Club
2013 Results
2012Fleet # 9Newport, RIMarion, MA
Beverly Yacht Club
2012 Results
2011Fleet # 9Newport, RIOyster Bay, NY
Seawanhaka Corinthian YC
2011 Results
2010Fleet # 9Newport, RIMystic, CT
Mason's Island Yacht Club
2010 Results
2009Fleet # 3Chicago, ILChicago, IL
Chicago Yacht Club
2009 Results
2008Fleet # 9Newport, RIOxford, MD
Tred Avon Yacht Club
2008 Results