Gerry Roufs Past Winners

This award was established in 1998 by the Canadian Yachting Association to honour the memory of Gerry Roufs, the internationally renowned Canadian sailor and single-handed offshore racer who was lost at sea in 1997.

The award is presented to the person whose achievement in international offshore racing has had significant impact on the recognition of sailing in Canada.

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2012
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1998
Richard Clarke
Simon Dubois
The Canadian Crew of the Triple Lindy; Sean McDermott, Rory McDonald, Rob Trainor, John Mackay, Kent Paisley & Patrick LaRoche
Stuart McCrea
Richard Clarke
Fiona Garforth-Bles, James Dick, Michael Jauncey, Morgen Watson, Phil Driver
Eric Holden
Eric Holden
Will Apold
Richard Oland
not awarded
not awarded
Not awarded
Not awarded
Hal Davies
Not awarded
Derek Hatfield
Richard Clarke
Not awarded
Roberta Holden
Ross Macdonald
Curtis Blewett

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