NS Sailors Recognized at Sail Canada Rolex Awards

NS Sailors At Rolex

 

Mar 8, 2016

In February Sail Canada honoured the best sailors of 2015 at an awards ceremony in Toronto and Nova Scotians took home two awards.

Danielle Boyd and Erin Rafuse, who sail in the 49r FX, were recognised with the Female Athlete/Team of the year for their campaign, which was highlighted by their qualifying in their class for the Rio Olympics.

Pat Wilson and Arnie Moffat, from Kingston Ontario, who sail for the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron Race Team, were named Male Youth Sailors of the Year for their success in the 420 class, highlighted by their participation at the 2015 World Youth Sailing Championships.

The Rolex Sailor of the Year was Lee Parkhill, who captured a bronze medal in the Laser Class at the 2015 Pan Am Games.

 

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