Presented by Cr WJ Brens, Lord Mayor of Melbourne 1952-3
An EPNS cup of inverted conical shape. supported on a circular base by a round knop, with simple lug handles. The high domed cover is surmounted by a finial of inverted conical form. The emblem of the City of Melbourne in the form of a badge is applied to the front of the bowl. INSCRIPTIONS: The front of the bowl has engraved the inscription - MELBOURNE AMATEUR REGATTA ASSOCIATION - THE LORD MAYOR'S CHALLENGE CUP - for Maiden Eights - Presented by the Rt. Hon. the Lord Mayor, Cr. W. J. Brens, 1952. On the rear are engraved the names of the winning crews from 1952 onwards.