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POT PEWTER PRINGLE For the top ladder score. Phil Jeffery

21,576 points from 6 flights (scoring distance: 3,300 km)

PRESIDENT’S LADDER For the top ladder score achieved in club gliders. Chris Barrott

3,409 points from 4 flights (scoring distance: 480 km)

MUG METAL MACHIN For the longest, handicapped, declared, completed flight around up to 3 turning points. Malte Grosche

in Mini Nimbus ‘D-4818’ on 6 June: Gransden, Wantage, Scunthorpe N, Mendlesham, Gransden. H/C Distance: 630km at 78.3 kph

PONS POT As for the Mug Metal Machin, but where the flight was not completed. Phil Jeffery

in Ventus 3  ’64’ on 22 June: Gransden, Avebury, Brenig (abandoned), Moreton-in-Marsh ..

H/C Distance: 485 km at 80 kph

JUBILEE BOWL For the longest, handicapped, completed flight around up to 2 turning points, not necessarily declared. Phil Jeffery

in Ventus 3  ’64’ on 6 June: Gransden, Didcot, Sutton Bank, Gransden. H/C Distance: 565km at 80.0 kph

GRANSDEN TROPHY For the fastest, handicapped speed around turning points at Burley Gate (BUG) and Mendlesham Mast (MEN) – 507km. The task can be done either way round. Peter Baker

in ASW28 ‘205’ on 29 July: H/C speed 88.6 kph

BOAL POT For the fastest, handicapped flight round Soham(SOH), Eastwell(EAW), and Calvert(CAL) – 305.5km. The task can be done either way round. Robert Theil

in DG800S ‘899’ on 8 September. H/C Speed: 90.9 kph

SANVILLE ENIGMA For the fastest, handicapped out-and-return flight to Great Malvern(GRM) – 305km. Alex Holswilder

in Shark  ‘SF’ on 29 July. H/C Speed: 88.0 kph.

BOOMERANG For the fastest, handicapped out-and-return flight to Shipston-on-Stour(SHP) – 208.7km, not necessarily declared. For pilots who have not completed a UK 500 km flight at the beginning of the season. Julia Robson

in Discus 2c ‘JO’ on 22 June. H/C Speed: 75.8 kph.

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DOUBLE CENTURY TROPHY Fastest handicapped flight: Bicester Control Tower (BIC) – Husbands Bosworth (HUS) – 205.0km. For pilots who have not flown a 300km at the start of the ladder season. The task can be done either way round. No Claim *2
SLAZENGER TROPHY For the fastest, handicapped flight around the Slazenger triangle: Turning points at Newport Pagnell and Rushden (110Km). The Task can be done either way round. For novices only. Lauri Pesonen

in Discus ‘693’ on 8 September. H/C Speed: 84.7 kph.

COLONIAL SHIELD For the longest Silver Distance flight. Marek Kowlski

in Discus ‘DM’ on 1 September Gransden, Rattelesden, Gransden. 131.6km

TED WARNER TROPHY For the best performance on the ladder by a novice. Lauri Pesonen

7,250 points from 6 flights (scoring distance 1,067km)

COMPLICITY CUP For the best syndicate score on the ladder. SF syndicate (HPH Shark)

Alex Holswilder & Shaun Murdoch
13,630 points from 6 flights. (scoring distance: 2,370 km)

‘FUN IN THE AIR’ TROPHY For pure enjoyment of flying without necessarily chasing ladders & badges. Adam Shakir
BOTTLE of BOLLY CHALLENGE For the best ladder score in an ASW19 or Pegase. Chris Barrott

3,409 points from 6 flights. (scoring distance: 480 km)

KELMAN CLOCK For the longest, handicapped, flight around up to three turning points, launched from GRL during the Winter Season. Steve Woolcock

in LS8 ‘8T’ on 24 March

H/C distance 284km

SIR ARTHUR MARSHALL TROPHY For the highest placed Cambridge pilot competing in the annual Regionals / Nationals run at Gransden Lodge. Phil Jeffery

Runner up in the Cloud Rally Racers class

BUS PASS TROPHY For the highest placed pilot competing in the annual Regionals / Nationals run at Gransden Lodge who is entitled to a government bus pass. Phil Jeffery

Runner up in the Cloud Rally Racers class

VICE CHANCELLOR’S TROPHY For the winner of the annual Regionals / Nationals run at Gransden Lodge. Graham Drury

Winner of the Cloud Rally Racers class

CAMBRIDGE EVENING NEWS CHALLENGE CUP For second place in the annual Regionals / Nationals run at Gransden Lodge. Robert Theil and Team Perkoz

Winner of the Cloud Rally Funsters class

A.L.L. ALEXANDER TROPHY For the highest scoring flight on the BGA ladder flown in a glider with a handicap of 95 or less, launched from Gransden Lodge. (The trophy is awarded to the P1 in the case of multiseater gliders. The IGC trace must be uploaded to the BGA ladder.) Haluk Yildiz                                                   

in Sport Vega ‘EFW’ on 12 May: Gransden, Burley Gate, Brinkley Church, Gransden. 458 km at H/C speed of 85 kph  for 3,392 cross country points.

THE HIGH FLIGHT TROPHY> For the CGC pilot achieving the greatest height gain taking off from and landing back at Gransden Lodge. (The flight can be made in any glider that the pilot is qualified to fly but must be flown solo. The pilot must not have flown a Silver C distance prior to the height gain flight). Marek Kowalski

in Discus ‘DM’ on 12 May: Height gain 4 469feet.

FENLAND CUP  Presented by Peter Stafford-Allen for soaring excellence at a Gransden Lodge competition as determined by the relevant Competition Director. The original Fenland Cup was awarded by the Fenland Gliding Club for the longest cross-country by a club pilot, last known to be awarded in 1967 just before Fenland G.C. moved from Feltwell to its current base at RAF Marham. Ed Hellawell

Runner up in the Cloud Rally Funsters class

SHARK CHALLENGE

(New for 2017)

Awarded for the highest ladder score in an HPH Shark Paul Ruskin

16,274 points from 6 flights (scoring distance 2,468 km)

*Notes 1: Julia Robson ins missing a height loss penalty on the ladder, but the handicapped speed here has been adjusted accordingly. 2: No eligible claims. Oliver Bosanko and Robert Theil completed the task, but both had completed gold distances previously.

Non-flying awards

CADET CUP For the most meritorious cadet. Henry Burbridge
TREDDERS TROPHY For the greatest all round contribution to the club (open to non committee members). Richard Maskell, Bruce Porteous and the Mintel simulator team
GILLIAN BRYCE-SMITH PEN For the member who has done most to promote the Cambridge Gliding Centre. Chris Davis
ROADRUNNER’S TROPHY For the longest road retrieve starting and finishing at Gransden Lodge. Lorna Sleigh

258 mile return trip to Humber Bridge to retrieve Richard Maisonpierre and glider JR.

The following people will also be specially mentioned at the prize giving on 15th December:-

  • Iain Baker for being Competition Director for the last 5 years, organising the Nationals and successive Cloud Rallies
  • Brian Gouldesbrough for providing and tending to the wonderful flowers and greenery outside the clubhouse
  • Jay Derrett for leading his great team of grass cutters and keeping the airfield mowed
  • Mark Robinson for all the work he does round the club keeping the facilities in good order