Commodore Gordon Bartels Perpetual Trophy

The Commodore Gordon Bartels Perpetual Trophy, also engraved as The Commodore Trophy, is emblematic of the Class E Season Championship. It is a handsome silver urn, about 24 inches high with decorative handles and mounted on a wood base. Gordon Bartels, who joined the Yacht Club in 1944, served as commodore in 1956 and 1957. He was a Sheridan Prize Trustee from 1954 to 1957.

  • 1956 Tom Ferris
  • 1957 Tom Ferris
  • 1958 William H. Freytag Jr. and John M. Perrigo
  • 1959 William H. Freytag Jr. and John M. Perrigo
  • 1960 William H. Freytag Jr. and John M. Perrigo
  • 1961 Robert E. Pegel
  • 1962 Robert E. Pegel
  • 1963 William Bentsen
  • 1964 Robert E. Pegel
  • 1965 Robert E. Pegel
  • 1966 Robert E. Pegel
  • 1967 Robert E. Pegel
  • 1968 Robert E. Pegel
  • 1969 Robert E. Pegel
  • 1970 Robert E. Pegel
  • 1971 Robert E. Pegel
  • 1972 Kay Larkin
  • 1973 Bill Allen
  • 1974 Clayton R. Gaylord
  • 1975 Clayton R. Gaylord
  • 1976 David Williams and Tom Hesketh 
  • 1977 John Porter
  • 1978 Jim McGinley
  • 1979 Jim Smith
  • 1980 Jim Smith
  • 1981 Jim Smith
  • 1982 Brian Porter
  • 1983 Jim McGinley
  • 1984 Brian Porter
  • 1985 Harry Melges III
  • 1986 Brian Porter
  • 1987 Charles Colman
  • 1988 Jim McGinley
  • 1989 Buddy Melges
  • 1990 Brian Porter
  • 1991 Brian Porter
  • 1992 Brian Porter
  • 1993 Brian Porter
  • 1994 Brian Porter
  • 1995 Brian Porter
  • 1996 Brian Porter
  • 1997 Brian Porter
  • 1998 Brian Porter
  • 1999 Brian Porter
  • 2000 Brian Porter
  • 2001 Brian Porter
  • 2002 Bob Harring and Jim Smith
  • 2003 Peter Wall
  • 2004 Scott Ripkey
  • 2005 Brian Porter
  • 2006 Brian Porter
  • 2007 Brian Porter
  • 2008 Ken Wruk
  • 2009 Frank Davenport
  • 2010 Brian Porter
  • 2011 Brian Porter
  • 2012 Brian Porter
  • 2013 Brian Porter
  • 2014 Brian Porter
  • 2015 Thomas Freytag