YJA Pantaenius Yachtsman of the Year and Young Sailor of the Year Awards open
Nominations for the YJA Pantaenius Yachtsman of the Year and the YJA Pantaenius Young Sailor of the Year Awards 2010 have now opened
The announcement was made at the Pantaenius stand at the Southampton Boat Show and nominations can come from a ‘well known figure in the yachting or power boating world to a commendable member of your local boating club’.
Current title holders are Samantha Davies for the YJA Pantaenius Yachtsman of the Year Award and Phil Sparks and Ben Gratton joint winners of the YJA Pantaenius Young Sailor of the Year Award. The YJA Pantaenius Yachtsman of the Year and YJA Pantaenius Young Sailor of the Year awards recognise sporting excellence and the tremendous achievements and bravery by the very best in British sail and power.
Sportsmen and women who have made a significant impact in their chosen field and who have helped position Great Britain to be a formidable sailing nation. The Yachtsman of the Year trophy carries the names of many of the greatest achievers in British yachting and power boating.
Nomination forms are available on the Pantaenius stand throughout the boat show and can also be downloaded from the Pantaenius and YJA websites, www.pantaenius.co.uk and www.yja.co.uk. Nominations will close on the 10th November 2010.