Dr. and Mrs. Will F. Lyon Trophy

This annual award, a Seth Thomas ship’s bell clock on a wood base, is presented by the Yacht Club to an individual or individuals for outstanding race committee service. The trophy was donated by Dr. and Mrs. Lyon. Dr. Lyon, who joined the Yacht Club in 1940, was a member of the Class E fleet for more than 20 years.

  • 1966 William H. Freytag Sr.
  • 1967 I. L. Ellwood
  • 1968 Robert E. Pegel
  • 1969 Jo Burton
  • 1970 Dr. W. F. Jacobs
  • 1971 Richard Happ
  • 1972 Jane Pegel
  • 1973 Joyce Holmes
  • 1974 Kate Deeley
  • 1975 Carl and Eileen Brehm
  • 1976 Ilse Vogel
  • 1977 Robert E. Pegel
  • 1978 Androv Carlson
  • 1979 Jo Burton
  • 1980 Sue Carlson
  • 1981 Dennis Menasco
  • 1982 Jim Petranek
  • 1983 Bill Sills
  • 1984 Bink Nelson
  • 1985 Ted Brennan
  • 1986 Carol Ann Lothian
  • 1987 Mike and Diane Sherin
  • 1988 Gloria Melges
  • 1989 Bink Nelson
  • 1990 Kate Goes
  • 1991 The Race Committee
  • 1992 Bob Winter
  • 1993 Martin Ford
  • 1994 Jane Pegel
  • 1995 Arlene Lennox
  • 1996 Robert E. Pegel
  • 1997 Helen Sherry
  • 1998 Diane Sherin
  • 1999 Merilee M. Holst
  • 2000 Cheryl Mick
  • 2001 Robert E. Pegel
  • 2002 Nancy Schloemer
  • 2003 Nancy Schloemer
  • 2004 Devon Farley
  • 2005 Bob Winter
  • 2006 Kristin Gannon
  • 2007 Jane Pegel and Daniel Barker
  • 2008 Daniel Barker
  • 2009 Dot Ferris
  • 2010 Sandra Barker
  • 2011 Gloria Melges
  • 2012 John Zils
  • 2013 Donald C. Holst
  • 2014 Daniel and Sandra Barker
  • 2015 Kristin M. Gannon