Sud Ayre

Sud Ayre L10

Club: Lerwick

Built by: Jimmy Smith for Mr Linklater, butcher

Owned and sailed by: Initially owned by Mr Linklater with early skippers including Geordie Johnson and J. Rendall - then owned and sailed by Willie Smith 

Inter-Club Sailing Details: Winner of:

7 Memorial Cups between 1955 and 1967

 2 North Challenge Cups (1964, 1965)

The John Stewart Trophy in 1967

5 International Paints Cups between 1962 and 1975

IA close finish at the Pier buoy for the second team race in 1961. Billy Smith just getting the better of Lowrie Irvine in Silver Spray.

1955 - Sud Ayre skippered by Geordie Johnson ahead of Maid of Thule skippered by Duncan Sandison. A ballasted stalwart versus the first of the unballasted competitors.

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