For your viewing pleasure, here are the photos of the winners from our Annual Awards Night on January 31st. More photos from the conference, awards night and dancing to The Rock (www.therockri.com), can be seen on our Flickr page. We had a really great time and you can read the conference recap here.
And now, on to the awards!
Janka Bielak Medal – presented by Peter Cardy and Paul Bishop of Sail Training International – it is awarded to a person who has made outstanding contributions to international friendship and understanding.
Awarded to: David Wood
Volunteer of the Year: Captain Deborah Hayes, GERONIMO
Sail Trainer of the Year: CAPT Eric Jones, USCG Barque EAGLE
Sail Training Program of the Year: Ocean Classroom Foundation
Sea Education Program of the Year: SEAmester
Port of the Year: Channel Islands Harbor, Oxnard, California
Special Recognition: Tall Ships Photographer Thad Koza
Lifetime Achievement Award: George Moffett