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Roll of honour

Roll of honour

Yachting has a proud history in New Zealand, with multiple national, Olympic and world champions and others who have made an impact on the sport both here and abroad.

Olympic & Paralympic Games

Click here to see a full list of the New Zealand Olympic and Paralympic sailing teams since Peter Mander and Jack Cropp first represented New Zealand at the 1956 Olympic Games.

New Zealand has enjoyed multiple successes at the Olympic Games, here is a list of all the medallists.

World Champion Medallists

Click here to see a list of New Zealander’s who have medalled at a class World Championship. This list is a work in progress and other classes will be added.

National Champions

Each year Yachting New Zealand recognises the winner of national championships. Click here to see the list of national champions for the 2019/20 season. 

List of previous National Champions

Yachting Excellence Awards

The annual Yachting Excellence Awards are one of the highlights on the calendar and recognise success and achievement from the grassroots to high performance, with the Sir Bernard Fergusson Trophy the premier award for sailor of the year.

Sir Bernard Fergusson Trophy for Overall Sailor of the Year 

  • 2020 Josh Junior
  • 2019 Dan Slater
  • 2018 Daryl Wislang and Stu Bannatyne (Dongfeng Race Team); and Honda Marine
  • 2017 Emirates Team New Zealand
  • 2016 Peter Burling & Blair Tuke
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Female Sailor of the Year 

  • 2020 Justina Kitchen

Male Sailor of the Year 

  • 2020 Josh Junior

Young Female Sailor of the Year 

  • 2020 Courtney Reynolds-Smith 
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  • 2019 Seb Menzies & Blake McGlashan
  • 2018 Josh Armit
  • 2017 Kate & Greta Stewart
  • 2016 George Gautrey

Young Male Sailor of the Year 

  • 2020 Seb Menzies & Blake McGlashan 
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  • 2019 Seb Menzies & Blake McGlashan
  • 2018 Josh Armit
  • 2017 Kate & Greta Stewart
  • 2016 George Gautrey

Coach of the Year 

  • 2020 Andrew Murdoch & John Cutler
  • 2019 None
  • 2018 NZL Sailing Foundation Youth Team Coaches (Matt Thomas, Geoff Woolley and Kate Ellingham)
  • 2017 Murray Jones & Ray Davies
  • 2016 David Slyfield
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Official of the Year 

  • 2020 Jon Henry
  • 2019 Ian Clouston
  • 2018 Gerald Flynn
  • 2017 Doug Elder
  • 2016 John Parrish
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Emerging Talent of the Year 

  • 2020 Tim Howse
  • 2019 Ted Houry
  • 2018 Veerle ten Have
  • 2017 Seb Menzies
  • 2016 Eli Liefting & Rose Dickson
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Presidents Award 

  • 2020 Peter Dawson & Jude Eades
  • 2019 New Zealand Sailing Trust
  • 2018 Graham Cattley
  • 2017 Torbay Sailing club, Board of Directors, Emirates Team New Zealand 
  • 2016 Tauranga Yacht & Powerboat Club for Outstanding Sailing Programmes 
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Young Leader Award

  • 2020 Polly Wright
  • 2019 Serena Woodall
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Sustainability Award

  • 2020 Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships
  • 2019 Wakatere Boating Club
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Sportsmanship Award

  • 2020 Andrew Mackmurdie & Jennifer Haliday
  • 2019 Harry Edwards & Emily Overend
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Service Award  

Year Awardees Awardees Club
2020 Steve Ashley Short Handed Sailing Association
2020 David Baker Marakura Yacht Club
2020 Phil Chandler Queen Charlotte Yacht Club
2020 Alan Clarkson Sail Northland Charitable Trust
2020 Ron Copeland Ponsonby Cruising Club
2020 Phillip and Winona Dowell Lake Mahinapua Aquatic Club
2020 Manuela Gmuer-Hornell Bay of Islands Sailing Week
2020 Nigel Hayton New Plymouth Yacht Club
2020 Paul Jarvie Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron
2020 Dean Stanley Worser Bay Boating Club
2020 Dianne Telford

Ponsonby Cruising Club

2020 Phil Williams

Evans Bay Yacht & Motor Boat Club

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Youth Performance Awards 

Year Awardees
2020 Amelia Angus & Rebecca Hume 
2020 Caleb Armit
2020 Luke Cashmore
2020 Mattias Coutts
2020 Tim Howse
2020 Joe Leith
2020 Seb Menzies & Blake McGlashan
2020 Mason Mulcahy & Andre Van Dam
2020 Courtney Reynolds-Smith
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Performance Awards

Year Awardees
2020 Peter Burling & Blair Tuke
2020 Logan Dunning Beck & Oscar Gunn
2020 Honda Marine: David McDiarmed, Matt Steven & Bradley Collins
2020 Josh Junior
2020 Knots Racing: Nick Egnot-Johnson, Sam Barnett, Bradley McLaughlin & Zak Merton
2020 Scott Leith
2020 Alex Maloney & Molly Meech
2020 Andy Maloney
2020 Sam Meech
2020 Lukas Walton-Keim & Justina Kitchen
2020 Micah Wilkinson & Erica Dawson
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Cruising Award 

  • 2020 Jim & Karin Lott
             Glenn & Nicky Robertson
  • 2019 Sara & Josh Tucker
  • 2018 Malcolm & Joan Dickson
  • 2017 Emily Riley 
  • 2016 Simon Willis 
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