Nominees for the 2012 Sail Canada Awards

Each year Sail Canada invites sailing enthusiasts to participate in recognising Canada's top competitive and recreational sailors, coaches, volunteers and events via the Sail Canada Annual Awards. The 2012 Sail Canada Awards nomination period closed on November 15th with a record number of nominations received!

The 2012 Sail Canada Awards will be presented at the Sail Canada Rolex Sailor of the Year Awards on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Toronto at The Carlu. Click here to purchase your tickets for this prestigious event!

Nominees for the 2012 Sail Canada Awards are...




Rolex Sailor of the Year

Paul Davis
Robert Davis
Nikola Girke
Peter Hall
Oskar Johansson
Zac Plavsic

Female Athlete of the Year

Brenda Bowskill
Nikola Girke
Stacie Louttit

Male Athlete of the Year

Paul Davis
Robert Davis
Peter Hall
John McRoberts
Zac Plavsic
Martin Robitaille

Marvin McDill Memorial Award

The recipient of this award is based on a formula.

Nathan R Cowan Memorial Award for Developing Sailors

Jacob Chapin Saunders
Evert McLaughlin

Bill Burk Memorial Youth Elite Award - Female

Corinne Peters
Violet Stafford
Allie Surette and Ali Tenhove

Bill Burk Memorial Youth Elite Award - Male

Hugh McRae
Jack Rieder
Justin Vittecoq

Gerry Roufs

Rob and Sandy Butler
Eric Holden

Coach of the Year

Rosie Chapman
Agustin Ferrario
Rob Frost
Chris Hewson
Osvaldo Padron
Kevin Stittle

Chisholm Trophy for Excellence in Race Management

2012 Nepean One Design Regatta; Shark Canadians - Race Management Team
Craig and Ross CYA Youth National Championships - Race Management Team

City of Kingston Regatta of the Year Award

2012 Nepean One Design Regatta; Shark Canadians - Host Organizing Committee
2012 Shark Worlds - Host Organizing Committee
Craig an Ross CYA Youth National Championships - Host Organizing Committee
CYA Sail Central at Fruitbowl Regatta 2012 - Host Organizing Committee
Mobility Cup 2012 - Host Organizing Committee

William Abbott Senior Trophy - Sail Training Program of the Year

Frenchman's Bay Yacht Club
Pointe Claire Yacht Club
Vancouver Island School Sailing League - Royal Victoria Yacht Club

Recreation Event Award

Club de voile Deux-Montagne
Toronto Windsurfing club

Volunteer of the Year

Charles Brodeur
Fiona Kidd
Stephen Lacey

Nominees listed represent all eligible nominations received. Nominations may be deemed ineligible based on established eligibility criteria.

Please contact sailcanada@sailing.ca for more information.

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