1952 Tahoe Yacht Club Gold Cup


July 13 Mile Course
Lake Tahoe Mile Heat
Tahoe City, Calif. Mile Race


  No. Entry Owner Race
1 G-8 Short Snorter Stan Dollar
2 G-19 Fleur Du Lac Henry Kaiser
3 Fury Bill Stead


  Heat One Driver Points Speed
1 Short Snorter Stan Dollar 400
2 Fleur Du Lac Max Collins 300


Fury driven by Bill Stead overturned in a pre-race trial. Stead was taken to the hospital with a broken collarbone and broken ribs. In the feature race Short Snorter finished ahead of Fleur Du Lac by a boat length in a two lap race.

[Statistics and comment from Greene, V.1]

[Note: Although this race was open to Gold Cup class boats the Lake Tahoe Gold Cup and Sky-High Regatta would not come about until the following year. — LF]

[Statistics from Greene, V.1]