President’s Award

The Sail Canada President’s Award is a discretionary award, established in 2011, to recognize individuals or groups who have made outstanding contributions to the sport of sailing and who have brought recognition to Canadian sailing and Sail Canada.

Sail Canada President’s Award Recipients:

  • 2017 Gillian West
  • 2017 The crew of the Atlas Ocean Racing powered by Groupe Esprit de Corps;
  • 2015 Guy Walters
  • 2011 Grant Hood (Owner) & Oskar Johansson (Helm); Royal Canadian Yacht Club – Canada’s Cup
  • 2011 John Hele (Owner) & Terry McLaughlin (Helm); Royal Canadian Yacht Club – NYYC Invitational Cup

  • Rolex
  • Helly Hansen
  • Gallagher Skippers' Plan
  • BMO Sail Canada MasterCard
  • Government of Canada