Lipton Trophy Pursuit Race presented by Old Mutual

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Bob Hawley and Richard Hownam-Meek were joint owners of the yacht "Calypso". Bob's company were the agents for Lipton Tea and the Lipton's representative, who was himself a keen yachtsman, used to time his annual visits to Hong Kong to enable him to do some racing with Bob and Richard.

One year he joined them in a Hong Kong Royal Navy Volunteer Reserves Memorial Vase race and happened to mention that Lipton Tea had recently given a trophy to a Club in the UK. Bob and...
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