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ETNZ - Sailor of the Year 2017

Volvo Yachting Excellence Awards

2018 Volvo Yachting Excellence Awards

Celebrating the achievements of the past year and the volunteers and support staff that make success possible at all levels of the sport.

Gala Awards Dinner
Friday 23rd November 2018, 6:30pm

Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, 101 Curran Street, Westhaven, Auckland

Click here to buy your awards evening tickets via our online shop.

The following award categories will be recognised;

  • Sailor of the Year Award for the Sir Bernard Fergusson Trophy
  • Young Sailor of the Year Award
  • Coach of the Year
  • Official of the Year
  • Emerging Talent Award
  • President's Award
  • Yachting New Zealand Service Awards
  • Yachting New Zealand Performance Awards
  • Yachting New Zealand Youth Performance Awards
  • Yachting New Zealand Cruising Awards

Please advise any dietary requirements.
Dress code: Business Attire

World champions and Volvo Ocean Race winners headline the initial list of recipients for the 2018 Volvo Yachting Excellence Awards, which also recognise individuals for their outstanding service to sailing in this country. Read the full announcement here.


Previous award recipients can be found on the roll of honour.

Contact Kelly Mulcahy for more information.