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Jobson recognized with service award

Published on October 5th, 2018

Annapolis, MD (October 5, 2018) – During the 49th United States Sailboat Show, event management Annapolis Boat Shows announced Gary Jobson as winner of the 5th annual Sailing Industry Distinguished Service Award. Created by the Annapolis Boat Shows in 2014, the objective is to inspire members of the sailing industry to strive for high standards of excellence, service, and commitment.

“For more than forty years Gary Jobson has been a tireless promoter of sailing across the United States and around the world,” said Paul Jacobs, president of the Annapolis Boat Shows. “He promotes sailing and the sailing lifestyle through lectures, tours, personal appearances, books, articles, television, and film. He has written 19 books and narrated or produced thousands of films on sailing. He has been the voice and face of sailing for decades on ESPN and NBC.”

The Distinguished Service Award is an annual honor bestowed on a sailor who has distinguished him or herself through outstanding and unselfish service to the overall advancement of the sailing industry. The awardee receives an inscribed Anniversary 8-Day Ship Bell Clock on a mahogany base that is a limited edition precision timepiece donated by Weems & Plath. For more about previous winners, click here.

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