CYCA Ocean Racer of the Year Awards

Held during the 2017 Australian Yachting Championships, to be hosted by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, the evening of Friday 24 March 2017 will see the presentation of prizewinners from the 2016 CYCA Blue Water Championship season. 

The evening will also include the presentation of the prestigious and highly sought after CYCA Ocean Racer of the Year Awards, recognising recipients from the 2015 and 2016 sailing seasons in the following categories as nominated by their peers:

  • Ocean Racing Yachtsman of the Year
  • Sally Gordon Memorial Trophy for the Ocean Crew Person of the Year
  • Ocean Veteran of the Year
  • Ocean Rookie of the Year
  • Ocean Navigator of the Year

The event is free to attend, however those planning on attending are asked to RSVP prior to Monday 20 March, 2017.

Further information regarding nominations and the applicable nomination periods have been posted to respective Ocean Racing clubs, or are available on request from the Sailing Office.

Click here to view the past winners of the Ocean Racer of the Year Awards.

 

2014 Winners (L-R) Chris Rockell- Sally Gordon Crew Person, Roger Hickman- Ocean Racer, Jenifer Wells- Navigator, Commodore John Cameron, Phil Molony- Veteran, Martin Sheppard (Black Sheep)- Rookie and Gordon Bray (MC for the presentation) Image: Andrea Francolini

2014 Winners (L-R) Chris Rockell- Sally Gordon Crew Person, Roger Hickman- Ocean Racer, Jenifer Wells- Navigator, Commodore John Cameron, Phil Molony- Veteran, Martin Sheppard (Black Sheep)- Rookie and Gordon Bray (MC for the presentation)