Nominations Sought for 2012 CYC Awards
Do you have a nominee for the CYC Awards for outstanding performances in 2012? If so, please provide your suggestions (with a brief bit of background explaining the basis for the nomination) to Ken Johnson, by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by mail: 3706 So. Ridgeway Place, Seattle, WA 98144. Or you can drop them off at the CYC Shilshole office. Ken will assemble the nominations and present them to the Board for its decisions.
Nominees are wanted for the following Awards:
Sailor of the Year – consistently races and places in the top tier of dinghy or keelboat races; this award includes sailors who are outstanding crew or who are on different boats throughout the season. Recent winners include Harry Dursch, Dalton Bergan, Wayne Berge and Kris Bundy.
Boat of the Year – for an outstanding season in CYC and other NW races.
Recent winners include Absolutely ( Charlie Macaulay), Flash (Steve Travis), Banshee (Derek and Rana Campbell) and Tantivy (Stuart Burnell).
Hans Otto Giese Inspirational – one who has consistently provided leadership and inspiration to CYC and the amateur sailing community. Recent winners include Brian Watkins, Dick Rose, Eric Sanderson and Dan Falk.
Boating Family – an active family in racing, cruising, CYC activities, other sailing efforts.
Recent winners include the Kristens, Milnes, the Macaulays and the Buchans
George Spalding Inspirational – most inspirational Junior sailor. Recent winners include Alexa Ripple, Nicholas Martin and Matt Pistay.
Gary Horder Memorial – CYC Junior with active and successful racing program. Recent winners include Julian Martin, Jack Toland and Katy Cenname.
Greig Memorial Cruising – leadership and cruising accomplishments whether in local or blue waters. Recent winners were Bill and Kathy Cuffel, Rob and Terresa Sicade and the Bardarsons.
Dog House – a sailor who handicaps him/her self by unseamanlike activity – usually some bad luck and hopefully with a bit of humor in it. Recent awardees include Mark Bradner (spinnaker issues), Joe James (running aground) and Dan Casey (Thistles)