Awarded for the best record compiled by a member of a GSBYRA Full Member Club in the Fourth of July and Labor Day Invitational Regattas, and if tied, the Queen of the Bay Race, the Maria and David Balch Perpetual Trophy, a glass topped, teak coffee table inlaid with an engraved brass plaque, was donated by Knute D. Lee originally for Raven class sloops. In 1989, in accordance with the deed of gift, GSBYRA redesignated it for PHRF Spinnaker yachts. The coffee table is not displayed at LIMM. The winner uses the coffee table during the year and delivers the table to the next winner for use.
2017 Peter Ljungqvist; Kathy Ljungqvist, Steve Morgan, Dolores & Dan O'Connor - O'Day 272
Bellport Bay Yacht Club