Monday, 29 February 2016 14:07

NS Sailors Recognized at Sail Canada Rolex Awards

Sail Canada honored the best sailors of 2015 at an awards ceremony in Toronto on Friday evening and Nova Scotians tokk home 2 awards.

Danielle Boyd & Erin Rafuse who sail in the 49er FX were recognized with the Female Athlete/Team of the Year for their ca,paign which was highlighted by qualifying Canada for the Rio Olympics in their class.

Pat Wilson & Arie Moffat, from Kingston, Ontario but who sail with the RNSYS 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.