Forty three yachts were entered with eight nationalities represented
among them. Once again there were two boats from the Azores whose
crews of course have to complete the voyage four times by the time they
get here for the start and sail home again afterwards. Two new prizes
were introduced. The John and Sally May Trophy goes to the skipper and
crew or singlehanded skipper who is judged to have contributed most to
the Corinthian spirit of the event (Voted for by the participating
yachtsmen and women). The Michael Allum Trophy was given by Mrs
Marion Allum in memory of her late husband, Michael.

* Extract from the 2007 Official Race Program