CYCA Ocean Racer of the Year Awards

The 2017-2018 Blue Water Presentation evening, incorporating the CYCA Ocean Racer of the Year Awards will take place on Friday 23 March 2018.

Nominations and bookings are now open. 

To complete a Nomination Form, Click Here

To make a booking to attend the Ocean Racer of the Year Awards, Click Here

 

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

The CYCA Ocean Racer of the Year Awards are presented annually in conjunction with the Blue Water Presentation evening, recognising the Club's prestigious offshore racing program.

Winners of the Ocean Racer Awards are presented in recognition of the calendar sailing season (1 Jan - 31 Dec) in the following categories. Awardees are often 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
  • Roger Hickman OAM Bow Person of the Year 

 

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

 

Presentation of the 2015-2016 Ocean Racer of the Year Awards: L to R: Richard Williams, Shane Kearns, Sandra Eastman on behalf of the late Roger Hickman, Sam Haynes, Paul Clitheroe, Sam Price, Kevin Clarkson, NIck Scott-Perry Image: David Brogan

Presentation of the 2015-2016 Ocean Racer of the Year Awards: L to R: Richard Williams, Shane Kearns, Sandra Eastman on behalf of the late Roger Hickman, Sam Haynes, Paul Clitheroe, Sam Price, Kevin Clarkson, NIck Scott-Perry