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Recognizing Doug Creelman and Lynne Beal
January 27th, 2013 @ 10:30 PM EST by admin
NYC Members Creelman and Beal have been jointly awarded the Ontario Sailing Association's President's Trophy. Lynne for her contributions in Canada as Chair of the Sail Canada Appeals Committee, the Ontario Judges Committee and internationally as an International Judge, her service at the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, as vice-chair of the ISAF Subcommittee on Judges, and her many other teaching and judging work; Doug for his service for many years as chair of the Ontario Appeals Committee, his teaching of many judging seminars, and his work as a Sail Canada National Judge at many regattas, in Canada and abroad, as well as his long-time service to NYC as Protest Chair – including his very early adaptation of protest arbitration. Doug adds:
I attach a picture of us with the monstrous plaque that (fortunately) we did not get to take home, and one of the lovely glass keeper trophy, about a foot tall, that we can show off at home.