Monthly Archives February 2017

Uffa’s Spoon won by Ken Duffell

Uffa’s Spoon, the highly prized trophy presented by the late Uffa Fox for the biggest gaffe by a Tamesis member during the past year was presented in his absence to Merlin sailor Ken Duffell at the Vice Commodore’s Dinner on Saturday 18 February. ┬áIt was accepted on his behalf by his crew, Merlin Class Captain Joe Woods, who said Ken was in Hollywood for the Academy Awards. Their epic capsize during Salcombe Merlin Week into the stanchions of a very large expensive yacht in prime view of the Ferry Inn provided a half hours entertainment to an ever growing crowd
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