Calf Heath Trophies
Three Class races, two to count. 1st race starts at 11.30am, 2nd race at 1:45pm, 3rd race at 3.30pm
There are five Calf Heath Class Trophies: Calf Heath OK Trophy; Calf Heath Firefly Trophy; Calf Heath GP14 Trophy; Calf Heath Lark Trophy and Calf Heath Solo Trophy.
In the Victoria Hotel, Wolverhampton on July 22nd 1954 the club negotiated it's first lease for dinghy sailing on the small Calf Heath reservoir. It was less than a third of the size of Gailey Lower pool. It was with Enoch Powell's great help which finally ensured a successful conclusion to the club's tortuous negotiations with the Waterways Executive. In January 1955 members were organised into gangs for a co-ordinated programme of site clearance and construction. South Staffs Sailing Club was born,
The Larks have one of the most unusual trophies in the club: the Calf Heath (Bath Heath) trophy with two taps, presented in 1986 by Steve Baker and Paul Goodhead.
Click on the photos at the bottom of this page for a bit more of our history.
2015 was a challenging day for racing with gusts at well over 35 mph. 2016 had quite different challenges. After experiencing snow the day before, winds were shifty and light at times. Congratulations to everyone that took part.
|Firefly Trophy||GP Trophy||Lark Trophy||Solo Trophy||OK Trophy|
|2016||S Troke||M Warbrick||C Warburton||J Croxford||C White||N Booth||S Finney||E Bradburn|
|2015||C Macaulay||K Macaulay||D Young||O Goodhead||M Senior||L Senior||M Davies|
|2014||I Leroux||C Macaulay||M Fleming||R Hales||M Senior||N Booth||G Bower||E Bradburn|
|2013||C Macaulay||I Leroux||M Hicklin||H Ramadhar||C Warburton||S Norbury||P Goodhead||W Bradburn|
|2012||C Macaulay||T Edwards||C Warburton||P Goodhead||N Goodhead|
|2011||C Macaulay||M Warburton||C Warburton||R Harper||W Bradburn|
|2010||K Macaulay||M Senior||J Billington||R Harper||W Bradburn|
|2009||A Macaulay||G Jones||J Billington||G Waldeon|
|2008||K Macaulay||M Senior||J Billington||N Goodhead|
|2007||K Macaulay||T Edwards||J Billington||M Edwards|
|2006||A Macaulay||J Stocking||C White||W Bradburn|
|2005||A Macaulay||J Salomonson||A Parry||W Bradburn|
|2004||R Johnson||J Hunt|
|2003||W Bradburn||J Jones||T Hotchkiss||D Danbury|
|2002||K Macaulay||D A Young||T Hotchkiss||M Edwards|
|2001||J Billington||K Dutton||M Moscardi||D Dilly|
|2000||W Bradburn||J Jones||M Moscardi||C Slevin|
|1999||A Hotchkiss||J Salomonson||M Owen||N Goodhead|
|1998||J Billington||J Salomonson||R Johnson||B Walker|
|1997||S Ticehurst||D Young||P Goodhead||N Goodhead|
|1996||S Ticehurst||R Fishburn||J Billington||N Goodhead|
|1995||M Warbrick||C Beddow||M Johnston||D Young|
|1994||S Ticehurst||C Jennings||M Mosardi||K Macaulay|
|1993||B Hudson||J Stones||A Barnett||K Macaulay|
Click on the photos below for a bit of history.
|Calf Heath Sailing||
"It looked as if royalty was expected"
Birmingham Gazette April 1955
|Our 40th Anniversary|