It is now too late to submit a nomination, but you can find out who the finalists for the 2018 Mérites are by clicking here!

You can also come to congratulate the winners on November 3rd at the award ceremony that will take place at Montreal Palais des congrès during the Sailing Fair!

Would you like to nominate someone for an award from the Quebec Sailing Federation ? Nothing could be easier. Simply complete the form below before October 5th 2018.

For the description of each award, click on it.

André-Dionne Trophy (Volunteer of the Year)

To recognize a member who has contributed to the betterment of sailing in Quebec.

Claudrey Trophy (Sportsmanship)

This award is to recognize and encourage the sportsmanship qualities of a young Quebec sailor.

Race Officer of the Year

To recognize a member who has shown significant involvement in a race management activity that has provided recognition to sailing in Quebec and to the FVQ.

Instructor/Coach of the Year

To recognize an instructor or a coach who has contributed exceptionally to a training or a racing program.

Club / School of the year

Ce trophée vise à encourager le dynamisme des clubs et écoles et à souligner les actions spéciales d'un club ou d'une école pendant une année.

Event of the Year

This award was established to encourage member clubs to host provincial, national or international regattas. Race management, public and media interest generated, as well as innovations in regatta/event management are the principal selection criteria.

Optimist Athlete of the Year

This award is given to a Quebec Optimist sailor who has demonstrated exceptional results and/or improvements within the last sailing season

Young Athlete of the Year

To the athlete who has a record of outstanding achievement in provincial and/or national competition in the previous twelve months.

Evert Bastet Trophy

To the athlete who has a record of outstanding achievement in national and/or international competition in the previous twelve months.

Sailor of the Year

The Sailor of the Year trophy recognizes an exceptional achievement by a Quebec sailor. This is the FVQ's most prestigious award.

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