The SAILING Mag Blog ‘Sailor of the Year’ role of honour consists of many fine names of top South African yachties.
The latest sailors to receive the SAILING Magazine Blog ‘Sailor of the Year’ award are Alex Burger & Benji Daniel who won the 29er Worlds in August 2017.
This is the very first time since inception of this award has there been a joint award.
These two up-and-coming young sailors have been interviewed by William Crockett.
READ THE INTERVIEWS HERE: http://sailing.co.za/sailors-of-the-year-alex-burger-benji-daniel/
Roll of Honour – Sailors of the Year
|2017||Alex Burger & Benji Daniel|
|2016||Rob van Rooyen|
2017 Sailors of the Month
|April||Lord Irvine Laidlaw|
Sailor of the Month – NOMINATE YOUR FAVOURITE SAILOR NOW
This is YOUR opportunity to nominate your favourite sailor – or even hardworking crew.
SEND YOUR NOMINATION TO: firstname.lastname@example.org
Who can make nominations? Anyone (individuals, clubs, class associations or administrators) may submit nominations.
What are the criteria? The award is strictly for ‘sailing excellence’ or in exceptional circumstances, for ‘dedication to the sport’.
What is the procedure? All nominations must be fully motivated in writing, and must be accompanied by a head-and-shoulders picture of the candidate, plus an action sailing pic aboard his/her boat. Motivations must include current performances, a brief CV of the nominee, and other pertinent, personal background information (age, school, employment, home town etc) so that an interesting editorial on the winner may be written.
So, who deserves to be nominated? Give it some thought now and send your nomination URGENTLY.