We have 2 days to go before our Annual “Oscar” Sailing Awards.
The Awards and Black -Tie Gala Dinner is a celebration of the Royal St George Yacht Clubs Sailing Achievements of 2016, and of the Members of the Royal St George Yacht Club. All members are invited, please reserve your ticket now if you are planning on attending. A glass of Prosecco will be served on arrival. There are members tables with room available where you can meet and join your fellow members, for what promises to be a most enjoyable evening. Arrival for dinner is 7:30 for 8 pm.
The following nominees are:
Commodore’s Cup (Best Offshore Performance)
- Chris Power-Smith and crew – For a winning offshore season on Aurelia as the Best Irish boat overall in ISORA
- Jerry Collins Jerry & Crew – Sailed a challenging Round Ireland on his boat Persistence and finished 19th overall.
Vice Commodore’s Cup (Significant Dinghy Performance)
- Sean Craig 1st overall at the Flying 15 Southern Championship in Waterford Harbour SC, RS Aero success in Italy
- Tom Higgins – Multi champion in the Optimist
- Jack Fahy – National Irish Topper Champion
- Henry Start & Morgan Divine – RS Feva National Champions
O’Hanlon Cup (Best Cruise)
- Alan McMahon and crew on board Esperanza – Sailed singlehanded from Galacia NW Spain across Biscay to Dun Laoghaire non-stop. 660 miles over 6 days.
- Christine Heath Europe cruise aboard Gusto with her dog Nimbus and crew
Enriquetta Cup (Significant Keelboat Performance)
- Cannonball Trophy team for their triumphant victory in Muiden, Netherlands.
- Brendan Foley and crew aboard Running Wild Dominating Dublin Bay Sailing in 2016
- Martin Byrne & Jaguar Sailing Team. 2016 Dragon National Champions. 4th in the Edinburgh Cup
- Fergus Mason and crew aboard Viking, a Shipman 28 enthusiastically raced with great dedication. Prizes won in 2016 include The George Arthur Newsom Memorial Cup, multi DBSC Success
- Dragon- Phantom & crew, East Coast Champions, strong showing in Edinburgh Cup
Causeway Trophy (For Sportsmanship)
- Rachel nee Pain Donoghue for her Outstanding contribution to WeSail
- Conor O’Leary -The person you want to have around for his infections sailing enthusiasm.
- Alain Deladinee for his tireless work with Access Sailing
- The Little Family for their industrious work at KBC Laser Radial World Championships
Youth Trophy (Significant contribution to be the Club by a Youth Sailor)
- Greg Arrowsmith Team Racing contribution
- Conor O’Beirne Top Laser Performances representing Ireland, ISA award winner.
- Kate Lyttle / Niamh Henry Kate Lyttle along with crew Niamh Henry were Irish 420 Ladies National Champions in 2016