Robert J. Porter Memorial Trophy

Robert J. Kelly Jr. donated this trophy to Lake Geneva Yacht Club in memory of Robert J. Porter. The trophy is a replica of USA 2815, Fearless Jr., the first Optimist raced by Vincent Porter, Robert Porter’s grandson. The model, designed and built by Kyle Metzloff, is awarded annually to the winner of the International Optimist Dinghy Class championship series.

  • 1995 Vincent Porter
  • 1996 Iggy Labanauskas
  • 1997 Vincent Porter
  • 1998 Andy Labanauskas
  • 1999 Andy Labanauskas
  • 2000 Patrick Doran
  • 2001 Patrick Doran
  • 2002 Patrick Doran
  • 2003 Clifford Porter
  • 2004 Davis Porter
  • 2005 Charlie Morris
  • 2006 Joe Rolander
  • 2007 Charlie Morris
  • 2008 Alex Vasiliou
  • 2009 Griffin Rolander
  • 2010 Nate Freytag
  • 2011 Stuart Henry
  • 2012 Mark Davies
  • 2013 Chapman Petersen
  • 2014 Chapman Petersen
  • 2015 Chapman Petersen