Recipients announced for 2012 Sail Canada Awards

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The Sail Canada Board of Directors are ecstatic to announce the recipients of the 2012 Sail Canada Awards and the top three finalists for the Rolex Sailor of the Year.

Female Athlete of the Year - Nikola Girke

Male Athlete of the Year - Zac Plavsic

Volunteer of the Year - Fiona Kidd

Bill Burke Youth Elite Memorial
Male - Justin Vittecoq
Female - Allie Surette / Ali ten Hove

Gerry Roufs Trophy - Eric Holden

Coach of the Year - Agustin Ferrario

Marvin McDill Memorial Award - Tom Ramshaw

Nathan R. Cowan Memorial Award for Developing Sailors - Jacob Chaplin Saunders – Saunders 470 team

William Abbott Sr. Trophy – Sail Training Program of the Year - Vancouver Island School Sailing League - Royal Victoria Yacht Club

Chisolm Trophy for Excellence in Race Management - Craig and Ross CYA Youth National Championships

Recreation Event of the Year - Toronto Windsurfing Club

City of Kingston Regatta of the Year - 2012 Shark Worlds – Kingston Yacht Club

Rolex Sailor of the Year - Top Three finalists - Paul Davis, Oskar Johansson, and Zac Plavsic

The Rolex Sailor of the Year will be revealed at the Sail Canada Rolex Sailor of the Year Awards. 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 to the Sail Canada Rolex Sailor of the Year Awards today!

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