2022 Spinnaker Winners
First Place - Luffing Lassies, Lori Kaighin & Kimberly Duplissy
Second Place - Dinghy Dames, Beth Owens & Del Palmer
Third Place - Windlasses, Suki Mueller & Rita Root
2022 Non-Spinnaker Winners
First Place - Luffing Lassies, Jennifer Means & Barbara Sylvester
Second Place - Broad Reachers, Marti Cochran & Dee Gill
Third Place - Salty Sisters, Sandy Merrifield & Vanessa Beckman
On September 14, 1976, John M. Bankston executed a Deed of Gift and Trust Agreement providing a perpetual trophy known as the Bankston Trophy. It was to perpetuate an annual Championship Regatta for FWSA Member Clubs in a three-person, one-design yacht to promote women's sailing. It was challenging to find suitable one-design boats for a few years, resulting in a cancellation of the regatta. FWSA amended the Amendment to the Deed of Gift and Trust and was executed on January 27, 1993, providing that: "Should it become impractical to hold an event in a three-person boat, any suitable one-design class of sailboat may be used."
In the recent past, Spinnaker and Non-Spinnaker teams have competed. The Bankston Trophy has been awarded to the team in the Spinnaker division. In 2005, the Board of Directors voted to add a new trophy donated by the FWSA to the Non-Spinnaker division's winning team.