Awards & Trophies

One-Design Creativity Award

To recognize outstanding individual creativity and contribution to the year’s most innovative one design event of national or international significance.

Nomination URL

To make a nomination for this Award, please visit: Nomination Link

Previous Award Recipients

  • 2017 –
  • 2016 –
  • 2015 –
  • 2014 –
  • 2013 – OptiNews, Betsy Altman (Chicago, IL), Editor/Publisher
  • 2012 – Mike Martin, Mill Valley, CA, America’s Cup Electronic Umpiring System
  • 2011 – SailX Online Regatta
  • 2010 – Chris Love & Pat Hitchins, Sailgroove
  • 2009 – William Bradford, Hull, MA
  • 2008 – Max Hinnenberg, Aurora, CO
  • 2007 – LaserPerformance
  • 2006 – No Award
  • 2005 – Denise MacGillivray, Intl Women’s Keelboat Championship
  • 2004 – No Award
  • 2003 – No Award
  • 2002 – Nat Siddall, US Windsurfing National Tour
  • 2001 – No Award
  • 2000 – Kent Marinkovic, US Windsurfing National Techno Championships
  • 1999 – No Award
  • 1998 – No Award
  • 1997 – No Award
  • 1996 – No Award
  • 1995 – Lightning Class, 1995 US Sailing Junior Championships
  • 1994 – James B. Harris, 1994 Olympic Festival
  • 1993 – No Award
  • 1992 – Carl Cramer, Wooden One-Design Regatta (WOOD)
  • 1991 – Donald Finkle, Jr., Youngstown, NY, Youngstown Level Regatta
  • 1990 – Scott McLeod, Darien, CT, King Edward VII Gold Cup
  • 1989 – Peter Johnstone, Newport, RI, One-Design 14 North Americans
  • 1988 – National Ocean Access Project, Independence Cup
  • 1987 – Michael B. Fortenbaugh, Manhattan Yacht Club