Leaping Mako Tapestries

 

In the 1965 Annual Report the Leaping Mako Tapestries were announced. These were provided by Mr. W H Dutfield and they were to be called the Dutfield Axminster Tapestry. Originally these were to be presented to every member who weighed in a shark or sharks of or above the qualifying weights below. The boatmen concerned were also to be presented with rugs but only one per annum.

Qualifying Shark Weights

Blue        130lbs or above

Mako      250lbs or above

Porbeagle     200lbs or above

Thresher      150lbs or above

 

 

 

Year Name Species Estimated Weight
2018 – Angler Andy Griffith 4 Species The first angler to catch & release a Mako, Porbeagle, Thresher and Blue – “The Big Four”
1998 – Angler Gary McCall Blue 157lbs
1998 – Skipper Murray Collings    
1997 – Angler Malcolm Thomas Blue 132lbs
1997 – Angler Danny Vokins Thresher 200lbs
1997 – Skipper Pete Davis    
1995 – Angler A Walther Blue 132lbs
1995 – Angler A Shepherd Blue 132lbs
1995 – Skipper I Chaston    
1990 – Angler M Wade Thresher 280lbs
1990 – Angler P Rahill  Blue  216.5lbs
1990 – Angler T P Ogden  Blue  130lbs
1990 – Skipper Pete Davis    
1988 – Angler K White  Blue  
1988 – Angler D Pottinger  Porbeagle  
1988 – Angler M Wade  Thresher  
1988 – Skipper I Chaston    
1987 – Angler P Davies  Blue  142lbs
1987 – Angler S Ekdahl  Porbeagle  378lbs
1986 – Angler J Fisher  Blue  133lbs
1986 – Angler I Bunney Porbeagle 416lbs
1986 – Angler T Sim Porbeagle 316lbs
1986 – Skipper G Edwards    
1986 – Skipper P Gould    
1985 – Angler F C Rowe Blue 134lbs
1985 – Angler J Cooke Blue 133lbs
1985 – Angler R Pakes Thresher 223lbs
1985 – Angler N K Burton  Porbeagle 301lbs
1985 – Angler A T W Stacey  Blue 173.5lbs
1985 – Angler N Henry  Thresher 177lbs
1985 – Skipper E Brown    
1985 – Skipper I Chaston    
1985 – Skipper D Vokins    
1985 – Skipper F Wallis    
1984 – Angler S Nelson Porbeagle  340lbs
1984 – Angler G Beaumont Porbeagle  308lbs
1984 – Angler I Bunney Porbeagle  306lbs
1984 – Angler A Booth Porbeagle 326lbs
1984 – Angler A Yates Thresher 279lbs
1984 – Angler A Deeming Thresher 155lbs
1983 – Angler W Schmitt Thresher 281lbs
1983 – Skipper T Legg    
1982 – Angler H Wedzzinga Blue 130.5lbs
1982 – Angler D Vokins Thresher 160lbs
1982 – Angler D Vokins Thresher 240lbs
1982 – Angler D Vokins Thresher 323lbs
1982 – Angler P J De Prez Porbeagle 436lbs
1982 – Angler I Bunney Porbeagle 336lbs
1982 – Angler B Taylor Porbeagle 382lbs
1982 – Angler R Clack Thresher 238lbs
1982 – Skipper J Hicks    
1979 – Angler H L Hicks Porbeagle 416.5lbs
1978 – Angler H J Aris Thresher 295lbs
1978 – Angler E Manson Porbeagle 376lbs
1978 – Angler P White Porbeagle 404lbs
1978 – Angler R I Cottrell Porbeagle 450lbs
1976 – Angler A Jiovanny Porbeagle 325lbs
1976 – Angler Dr. G Hamza Porbeagle 325lbs
1976 – Angler F Davis Porbeagle 234lbs
1976 – Angler H Winter-Taylor Porbeagle 280lbs
1976 – Angler J T Price Porbeagle 290lbs
1976 – Angler B Hancock Porbeagle 250lbs
1976 – Angler F Flores Porbeagle 204lbs
1976 – Angler G Evans Porbeagle 202lbs
1976 – Angler J Harris Porbeagle 335lbs
1976 – Angler M Millman Porbeagle 250lbs
1976 – Angler P Bayntun Porbeagle 306lbs
1976 – Angler P J White Porbeagle 404lbs
1976 – Angler A Jiovanny Porbeagle 205lbs
1976 – Angler A Paddon Porbeagle 238lbs
1976 – Angler C Williams Porbeagle 212lbs
1976 – Angler J Potier Porbeagle 465lbs
1976 – Angler C Thorne Porbeagle 277lbs
1976 – Angler Dr G Hamza Porbeagle 220lbs
1976 – Angler P Higgins Thresher 264lbs
1976 – Angler C Stubbings Thresher 257lbs