Since its inception the Atalanta Owners Association has maintained and offered Trophies to encourage and thank owners for their efforts with the boats. Fairey Marine started the process with the Atalanta Trophy for the Round the Island Race and through the years further trophies have been donated by owners or established by the Association.
Read about the trophies and see who has won them in each year below.
First Atalanta in the West Mersea Regatta (previously Round the Island Race)
Wooden Model of A12 in a glass case. The Atalanta Trophy was created by Fairey Marine in 1958 and awarded to the first Atalanta in the Isle of Wight ‘Round the Island’ race. It is a wooden model of A12 in a glass case. ...
Best Log published in The Bulletin
Silver model of an Atalanta in a glass case. The ‘Etchells’ was first presented at the AGM on 6 January 1965 in memory of HF Etchells. Harry was the first Secretary of the AOA and owner of A4 Snuffbox.
Best Technical Article published in The Bulletin
Painting of A71 Blue Jackaroo by Alan Vines. The trophy is the second painting taken from a photograph of A171 Blue Jackaroo. This time the painting was by Alan Vines whose imagination and foresight with Fairey Marine gave us the Atalanta. It was presented to the Association in ...
For activities on The South Coast (UK)
Silver Cup. The Coupe Bernard Argod was donated by Bernard Argod who livein Paris as a trophy for Solent to Cherbourg race. M.Argoed was a French importer for the Atalanta. He imported A136 as a demonstrator at the Paris Boat Show in 1962 and this led to more ...
Services to the AOA
Painting of A71 Blue Jackaroo by owner EL Sinclair. The painting was created from a photograph of A171 which was also used as the basis for a second painting by Alan Vines which became the Odling Trophy. It was presented to the Association in 1980 in memory of EL Sinclair ...
Most Adventurous Journey written up in the Bulletin
Silver model of an Atalanta in a glass case. This is a second silver model (like the Etchells Trophy). This had been owned privately and ended up in an Auction room. Colin Twyford and Dominic Dobson went along with a view to buying it and ended up in ...
Major Boat Restorations
Individual Plaque each year awarded. This award started as a plaque awarded to singificant restorations of an Atalanta, Titania, Fulmar or Atalanta 31. It became known as the John Searle award in 2004, in memory of the former AOA Vice Commodore who died on New Year’s in that year. John was an avid ...
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|1||Coupe Bernard||1961||J Strubbe||A48||Atala||Solent-Cherbourg Race|
|2||Coupe Bernard||1979||KW Rowe||A30||Trio||Informal race on The Solent|
|3||Coupe Bernard||1980||DG Lovelock||A102||Atalanta Mary||For Organising the South Coast Rally|
|4||Coupe Bernard||1981||JPB Mourant||A7||Alouette de Mer||Journey from The Scillies to Gosport|
|5||Coupe Bernard||1982||DMC Best||F64||Fairie Queen||Organising Southampton meeting|
|6||Coupe Bernard||1983||CMAR Roberts||F47||Popeye||Article “A Seagull Standing” 1983/84|
|7||Coupe Bernard||1984||D & A Lovelock||A102||Atalanta Mary||South Coast Forum|
|8||Coupe Bernard||1985||G Parker||A87||Globulin||Visit to the Channel Isles|
|9||Coupe Bernard||1986||no award|
|10||Coupe Bernard||1987||D & A Lovelock||A102||Atalanta Mary||Race from Poole to Cherbourg|