Sail Canada announces awards
Published on January 21st, 2016
Sail Canada has announced the recipients of the 2015 Sail Canada Awards and the Rolex Sailor of the Year Finalists.
The 2015 Sail Canada Awards are:
Skippers’ Plan Female Athlete / Team of the Year – Erin Rafuse & Danielle Boyd
Skippers’ Plan Male Athlete of the Year – Luke Ramsay
Volvo Cars Volunteer of the Year – David Howard and the Volunteers of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Sailing Regatta
Bill Burk Memorial Youth Elite Award
Male – Pat Wilson & Arie Moffat
Female – Coralie Vittecoq
Gerry Roufs Trophy – Richard Clarke
Coach of the Year – Mike Milner
Instructor of the Year – Kristine Williams
Marvin McDill Memorial Award – Kyle Martin
Nathan R Cowan Memorial Award for Developing Sailors – Max Gallant
William Abbott Sr. Trophy; Sail Training Program of the Year – Club de Voile Deux-Montagnes
Recreation Event of the Year – Ontario Sailing – Get Out on the Water Program
City of Kingston Regatta of the Year – RCYC; Pan American Games
Chisholm Trophy for Excellence in Race Management – CORK / Sail Kingston; Laser World Championships
The Rolex Sailor of the Year Finalists are Lee Parkhill, Mike Milner and the Sonar Team; Paul Tingley, Scott Lutes and Logan Campbell.
The Rolex Sailor of the Year will be revealed at the Sail Canada Rolex Sailor of the Year Awards.
The 2015 Sail Canada Awards will be featured, with selected awards to be presented, at the Sail Canada Rolex Sailor of the Year Awards on Friday, February 26, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario at The AGO – Art Gallery of Ontario.
Report by Sail Canada