Mar 22, 2018

The Sail Canada Sailor of the Year Awards presented earlier this month honoured competitors and others who contribute to the sport at the Carlu in Toronto.

Here are the award winners:

Skippers' Plan Female Athlete - Brenda Bowskill (RCYC, Toronto, Ontario)

Brenda Bowskill

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Skippers' Plan Male Athlete of the Year - Tom Ramshaw (Toronto, Ontario)
Tom RamshawAndrew RobertsonSr. Vice President

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Skippers’ Plan presents Tom Ramshaw with his award.

Volvo Car Volunteer of the Year - René Dallaire (AQVA, Québec)

René Dallaire

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bill Burk Memorial Youth Elite Award 

Male – Liam Bruce (Port Credit Yacht Club, Ontario)

Liam Bruce

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Female - Georgia Lewin LaFrance & Madeline Gillis (RNSYS, Nova Scotia)
Georgia Lewin LaFrance & Madeline Gillis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Gerry Roufs Trophy - Triple Lindy Canadian Crew members; Sean McDermott (RNSYS, NS), Rory Macdonald(RNSYS, NS), Rob Trainor (RNSYS, NS), John Mackay (LYC, NS), Patrick LaRoche (RNSYS, NS), and Kent Paisley (OYS, Ontario)

Sean McDermott, Rory Macdonald, Rob Trainor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Coach of the Year - Brigitte Smutny (Manitoba Sailing Association)

Brigitte Smutny

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Instructor of the Year - Devin Rubadeau (Central Okanagan Sailing Association, BC)

Devin Rubadeau and Board Member Alicia Damley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marvin McDill Memorial Award - Luke Ruitenberg (St. Margaret’s Sailing Club, Nova Scotia) 

Nathan R Cowan Memorial Award for Developing Sailors - William Jones & Evan DePaul (KYC, Ontario) 

William Abbott Sr. Trophy; Sail Training Program of the Year - ÉcovoileBaie-des-chaleurs (Québec) 

Recreation Event of the Year -Fédération de Voile de Québec; Programme Voile mobile

Sail Canada CEO, Don Adams, with FVQ ED Natalie NatalieMatthon - ED of FVQ - Picture: 9737

City of Kingston Regatta of the Year - Gimli YC; 2017 Jeux Canada Games (Manitoba)

Awards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Chisholm Trophy for Excellence in Race Management - J24 World Championships; Port Credit YC (Ontario)

Pat LymburnerFrom left - Pat Lymburner, Lyn Townsend and Sail Canada Board Member Hugh McGugan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

President’s Award -

Gillian West

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Atlas Ocean Racing powered by Groupe Esprit de Corps - Maxime Grimard -
9837Sail Canada President, Todd Irving with Maxime Grimard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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