Volunteer of the Year Award Past Winners

The Volunteer of the Year Award was established in 1991. This award recognizes volunteers for their outstanding contributions to sailing activities at Sail Canada member clubs, Sailing Schools and Regattas. The contribution can be related to activities by the candidate(s) over a period of years or to a specific event or program during a particular year. The candidate(s) must:

a) Have shown leadership qualities with respect to the event or activity.

b) Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

c) The award cannot be awarded to a current director or employee of Sail Canada.

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Nollind van Bryce
David Everett, Julian Hatherell, Carole Presseault
René Dallaire
Peter van Muyden
David Howard and the Volunteers of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Sailing Regatta
Warren Nethercote
Evert Bastet
Fiona Kidd
Ron Rubadeau and Marilea McAllister & Ethel Thayer
Mike Heseltine
Hugh Drake
Tracy Terry
Timothy Irwin
Darin McRae
Lynne Beal
Guy Walters
2003 Kathy Campbell
Kathryn Crowder
Don Pearson and Craig Coleman
Keith Hobbs
David Pelling
Graeme Hayward
Robert O’Brian
Fie Hulsker
Michael Eames
Volunteers of the “1994 IYRU World Boardsailing Championships”
Carole Pearcy
Jack Cameron
Livius Sherwood

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