Awards

ASPBYC Annual Awards

ASPBYC Yachtsman of the Year

2019 Stephen Ashley, SYC

The Association of San Pedro Bay Yacht Clubs, hereinafter referred to as the Association, does hereby create an award, represented by a trophy to be known as "The Yachtsman of the Year Trophy" to be presented to the "Yachtsman of the Year," selected as hereinafter set forth.

  • The Yachtsman of the Year Trophy is a service award for which a perpetual trophy is awarded and displayed at the club of the recipient until his successor recipient is named. The trophy remains the property of the Association, who shall have sole right to determine its disposition. Each recipient of the trophy shall also receive an appropriate plaque or scroll that he may keep, commemorating the award.
  • The trophy shall be conferred no more frequently than once in each calendar year, but it need not be conferred each year. The trophy shall be conferred on no more than one recipient in each year.
  • The trophy shall be awarded to yachtsmen from within San Pedro Bay who have made a great or creative contribution to the yachting community of San Pedro Bay. Current officers of the ASPBYC are not eligible to receive the award.
  • Each club that is a member of the Association shall have the right to nominate yachtsmen for the award. Each club may nominate one or more nominees. A nominee need not be a member of the club nominating him, but shall be a member in good standing of a club belonging to the Association. Nominations shall be in writing, signed by a flag officer of the nominating club and shall include sufficient information about the nominee to assist the Committee in making their selection. Nominations shall be filed with the Secretary of the Association on or before November 1 of each year.
  • The Selection Committee shall consist of five members, one of whom shall be the Chairman; all appointed by the Commodore of the Association. In addition to the foregoing, former recipients of the award shall be members of the Selection Committee automatically, without being especially appointed. The Selection Committee shall meet as soon after November 1 of each calendar year as may be convenient for the purpose of considering the nominations.
  • The Selection Committee shall carefully consider all of the nominations, and shall then recommend that none, or one, or more than one of the nominees named be considered at a special meeting of the Yachtsman of the Year Committee in December, and the vote of the majority of the delegates at that meeting shall determine the recipient of the award. 
  • This deed of gift may be amended at any time by a two-thirds vote of the delegates at a meeting of the Association, provided written notice of the proposed amendment has been delivered or mailed postage prepaid to each member club at least thirty (30) days prior to the meeting at which the amendment is to be considered.

Deed of Gift filed May 20, 1987 by Association Secretary, Richard Goodman, CBYC
Revised Deed of Gift filed September 13, 1999 by Association Secretary, Jonathan Mitsumori, CBYC

2018 Ken Griffing, HYC
2017 Jonathan Mitsumori CBYC
2016 Mike Guccione SYC
2014 John O'Connor CBYC
2013 Jeff Landers SYC
2012 Franklin D. Ross SYC
2011 Richard Tyhurst NYCLB
2010 Terry Hanna SlBYC
2009 Dave Cort LAYC
2008 Steve Smith ABYC
2007 Frank Dair CBYC
2006 Mike Ludt ABYC/SIBYC
2005 Jarel Ervin HYC
2004 Harlan Moore LBYC
2003 Jerry Dalley SlBYC
2002 Charles F. Merrill ABYC
2001 Chuck Kober ABYC
1997 Chris Ericksen ABYC
1996 Mike McMahon ABYC
1995 Jerry Montgomery ABYC
1993 Don Zinn CBYC
1992 Joe Baiunco CBYC
1991 Bill Lewis NYCLB
1990 Jerry Frick HHYC
1989 Bob Robb SlBYC
1988 Don Brown SlBYC/ABYC


ASPBYC Yachtswoman of the Year

The Association of San Pedro Bay Yacht Clubs, hereinafter referred to as the Association, does hereby create an award., represented by a trophy to be known as "The Yachtswoman of the Year Trophy" to be presented to the "Yachtswoman of the Year," selected as hereinafter set forth.

  • The Yachtswoman of the Year Trophy is a service award for which a perpetual trophy is awarded and displayed at the club of the recipient until her successor recipient is named. The trophy remains the property of the Association, who shall have sole right to determine its disposition. Each recipient of the trophy shall also receive an appropriate plaque or scroll that she may keep, commemorating the award.
  • The trophy shall be conferred no more frequently than once in each calendar year, but it need not be conferred each year. The trophy shall be conferred on no more than one recipient in each year. 
  • The trophy shall be awarded to yachtswomen from within San Pedro Bay who have made a great or creative contribution to the yachting community of San Pedro Bay. Current officers of the ASPBYC are not eligible to receive the award.
  • Each club that is a member of the Association shall have the right to nominate yachtswomen for the award. Each club may nominate one or more nominees. A nominee need not be a member of the club nominating her, but shall be a member in good standing of a club belonging to the Association. Nominations shall be in writing, signed by a flag officer of the nominating club and shall include sufficient information about the nominee to assist the Committee in making their selection. Nominations shall be filed with the Secretary of the Association on or before November 1 of each year. 
  • The Selection Committee shall consist of five members, one of whom shall be the Chairman; all appointed by the Commodore of the Association. In addition to the foregoing, former recipients of the award shall be members of the Selection Committee automatically, without being especially appointed. The Selection Committee shall meet as soon after November 1 of each calendar year as may be convenient for the purpose of considering the nominations.
  • The Selection Committee shall carefully consider all of the nominations, and shall then recommend that none, or one, or more than one of the nominees named be considered at a special meeting of the Yachtswoman of the Year Committee in December, and the vote of the majority of the delegates at that meeting shall determine the recipient of the award.
  • This Deed of Gift may be amended at any time by a two-thirds vote of the delegates at a meeting of the Association, provided written notice of the proposed amendment has been delivered or mailed postage prepaid to each member club at least thirty (30) days prior to the meeting at which the amendment is to be considered.
Deed of Gift filed May 20, 1987 by Association Secretary, Richard Goodman, CBYC
Revised Deed of Gift filed September 13, 1999 by Association Secretary, Jonathan Mitsumori, CBYC

2018 Risa Scott SYC
2017 Jeanette Borgen BYC
2013 Judy-Rae Karlsen LBYC
2011 Margarest Caddle ABYC
2010 Courtney Medak CBYC
2009 Rowanda Tucker LB/LA WSA
2008 Sharon Pearson ABYC
2002 Barbara Rustigian SlBYC
2001 Norma Clapp ABYC
2000 Sally Dalley SlBYC
1997 Camille Daniels LBYC
1995 Jocelyn Wilson CBYC
1994 Carol Armitage LSF
1993 Marilyn Frick HHYC
1992 Pease Glaser ABYC
1990 Jessica Uniack HHYC
1989 Bobbie Novodvorsky NYCLB
1988 Allyson Jolly ABYC
1987 Peggy Gregory SlBYC/LSF


ASPBYC Junior Yachtsperson of the Year

This award and perpetual trophy shall be given to a junior or a junior team who will not reach their eighteenth birthday by December 1, of the year in which they compete, and who is a member or whose parents are members of a recognized yacht club of the Association of San Pedro Bay Yacht
Clubs. Determination for the award shall be based upon the applicant's record for the one year in which the trophy is to be awarded. Emphasis for the award shall be placed on, but not limited to the following guidelines. 

  • Demonstrate superior sailing ability along with the highest standards of sportsmanship.
  • Number of races skippered.
  • Racing record (number of races skippered and won).
  • Participation as skipper, crew, or team, in major sailing regattas.
  • Participation in yacht club sponsored activities.

The perpetual trophy shall be displayed for one year in the recipient's yacht club, or any of the Association of San Pedro Bay Yacht Clubs clubhouse of his or her choice. The trophy remains the property of the Association, which shall have sole right to determine its disposition. Each recipient will also receive a take home memento of the award. The trophy must be awarded no more than once per year, to no more than
one individual or team award. The trophy need not be awarded if a candidate is not represented with sufficient qualifications. Previous winners are eligible. Each Association member club may nominate one or more candidates each year. Nominations must be in writing, signed by a flag officer of the nominating
club and shall include sufficient information on the candidates qualifications to enable the Selection Committee to reach a decision. Nominations must be filed with the Secretary of the Association by November 1, each year. The Selection Committee shall consist of five members, one of whom shall be
the Chairman, all appointed by the Commodore of the Association. The Selection Committee shall meet as soon after November 1 of each calendar year as may be convenient for the purpose of considering the nominations. The Selection Committee shall carefully consider all of the nominations and shall recommend
that none, or one, or more than one of the nominees named be considered at a special December meeting of the Selection Committee, and the vote of the majority of the delegates at that meeting shall determine the recipient of the award. The Deed of Gift may be amended at any time by a two-thirds vote of the delegates
at a meeting of the Association, provided written notice of the proposed amendment has been delivered or mailed postage prepaid to each member club at least thirty (30) days prior to the meeting at which the amendment is to be considered.

Deed of Gift filed May 20, 1987 by the Association Secretary, Richard Goodman, CBYC
Deed of Gift Amended and Filed April 7, 2009 by the Association Secretary, David C. Robertson, LBYC

2017 Lucas Kraak CBYC
2015 Cameron Feves CBYC
2014 Sawyer Gibbs ABYC
2013 Jessica McJones (LAYC) and Kyle Blair (LBYC)
2011Jack Jorgensen ABYC
2010 Riley Gibbs ABYC
2009 Jack Jorgensen/Samantha Gebb ABYC
2008 Korbin Kirk LBYC
2007 Sydney Bolger ABYC
2006 Ian Paice LBYC
2005 Ryan Hoeven CBYC
2004 Ian Paice LBYC
1997 J.M. Modisette LAYC
1996 Alex Uniack HHYC
1994 Alex Uniack HHYC
1993 Billy Uniack HHYC
1982 Mark Ivey HHYC
1991 Kevin Richards LAYC
1990 Andy Zinn CBYC
1989 Jonathan Greening ABYC
1988 Catherine Ivey HHYC
1987 Amber Morrow HHYC