SAIL MANITOBA AWARDS

Every year, Sail Manitoba proudly announces a series of winners for sailing excellence in Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario. We extend a CONGRATULATIONS to all of our winners this year and best wishes to them in the future

2020 Awards Winners

  • Honorary Member Award
    Brigitte Smutny
  • Rising Star Trophy
    Charli Mckenzie, GYC
  • Most Improved Sailor
    Ben Cox
  • Don Freudenberg Memorial
    Tomas Green, VBYC
  • Coach of the Year
    Evan Owen, FLYC
  • President’s Award
    Phillip & Jacquie Friesen, PYC

2019 Awards Winners

  • Rising Star Trophy
    Oakley Prusak, VBYC
  • Youth Elite Award
    Lauren Burns, BSSC
  • Most Improved Sailor
    Gavin Garabed, PLYC
  • Susan Mezaros Memorial
    Kendra Penner, FLYC
  • Charles Fleming Memorial
    Tomas Green, VBYC
  • Don Freudenberg Memorial
    Jonah Friesen, PLYC
  • Sailor of the Year
    Steve Van Vlaenderen & Darlene Hildebrand
  • Coach of the Year
    Olivia Thompson, VBYC
  • President’s Award
    Mike Couture, GYC

2018 Awards Winners

  • Honorary Member Award
    Paul Krestanowich, WHLYC
  • Rising Star Trophy
    Elly Heimbecker, RLWYC
  • Youth Elite Award
    Jonah Friesen, PYC
  • Most Improved Sailor
    Tomas Green, VBYC
  • Susan Mezaros Memorial
    Lauren Burns, BSSC
  • Charles Fleming Memorial
    Matthew Sauer, FYC
  • Don Freudenberg Memorial
    Anothony Clark, PYC
  • Sailor of the Year
    Mike Couture, GYC
  • President’s Award
    Phil Burns, BSSC

2018 Provincial Champions

  • Provincial High School Champions
    Kayden Polachek & Randi Roy, Westwood Collegiate
  • 10 & under Optimist Top Female
    Elly Heimbecker
  • 13 & under Optimist Top Male
    Jonah Friesen
  • 15 & under Optimist Top Female
    Kendra Penner
  • Prairie Opti Grand Prix Champion
    Jonah Friesen
  • Provincial Radial Champion
    Matthew Sauer
  • Laser District 4 Champion
    Matthew Sauer
  • Provincial 29er Champions
    Kendra Penner & Katie Sauer
  • Provincial Master Champion
    Sharlene Telles_Langdon
  • Provincial Keelboat Champions
    Jim Fogg, Dale Kilimnik, Fred Finlayson, Keith Holm

During the 70’s, the MSA witnessed the boom of the Laser generation and the Keelboat generation.

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