To create more competition, enthusiasm, and participation at InterClub regattas Heidi and Steve Benjamin deeded two new trophies in 2006 called The Wharf Rat Challenge and the Wharf Rat Challenge/Top Team From Larchmont.
Scoring for the Wharf Rat Challenge to be based on results in six events in 2012/2013:
- Mass. Bay Championship: December 8, 2012 (Cottage Park YC, Winthrop, MA)
- New Years Regatta: December 30, 2012 and January 1, 2013 (no racing Dec. 31)
- Manhasset Bay YC, Port Washington, NY)
- Midwinters: January 26-27, 2013 (Larchmont YC, Larchmont NY)
- Stanley Bell Memorial Regatta: March 9-10, 2013 (Larchmont YC, Larchmont, NY)
- Tally Cup/Marty Bowl: March 23 – 24, 2013 (Cottage Park YC, Winthrop, MA)
- Nationals: April 13-14, 2013 (Severn Sailing Association, Eastport, MD)
- Scoring is the sum of the three best scores (high point wins), with the Nationals mandatory.
- If there is a tie, the Team with the best score at the Nationals wins.
- All events scored 30 points for first, 29 second, 28 third and so on, except Nationals scored
- 40 points for first, 39 second, 38 third and so on.
- Midwinters score may be from A or B division.
- Scoring for an event not attended still to count at 00 points.
- Scoring to be by skipper, not boat.
- Wharf Rat Trophy to be presented at the National Championship prize awards, awards for top 3 overall in standings.
- The Best Team From Larchmont will be determined as the Larchmont Team with the highest points score in the Wharf Rat Challenge. Trophy to be presented at the Larchmont Fleet
- Annual Prize Awards