Cruising Club of America Annual Awards Dinner held at New York YC

Thomas B. Crawford (right), Master of MV Mokihana, accepts the 2012 Rod Stephens Trophy from Cruising Club of America Commodore Daniel P. Dyer, III (left) for outstanding seamanship in the rescue of Derk Wolmuth and his 31-foot Vindo sailboat, Bela Bartok, during the 2012 Singlehanded Transpacific Yacht Race.
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On Friday, March 1, 2013, the Cruising Club of America (CCA) celebrated its phenomenal sailors of 2012 at the Annual Awards Dinner at New York Yacht Club in Manhattan.

CCA Commodore Daniel P. Dyer, III presented the following four awards:

Karyn (left) and Stephen (right) James accept the 2012 Far Horizons Award from Cruising Club of America Commodore Daniel P. Dyer, III (center) for a commendable ten years and 38,000 miles of cruising.
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Brin R. Ford (left) accepts the 2012 Richard S. Nye Trophy from Cruising Club of America Commodore Daniel P. Dyer, III (center) and Awards Chair Bob Drew (right) for his contributions to the Club in the form of meritorious service.
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David S. Cowper (center) accepts the 2012 Blue Water Medal from Cruising Club of America Commodore Daniel P. Dyer, III (left) and Awards Chair Bob Drew (right) for his completion of six solo circumnavigations of the World and five solo transits of the Northwest Passage.
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Full information on the award recipients for 2013 can be found at http://www.cruisingclub.org/awards/awards.htm