The best yachtsmen of the city will be awarded in St. Petersburg. The local award «Yachtsman of the Year St. Petersburg», which is awarded at the initiative of «St. Petersburg Sailing Union» and St. Petersburg Yacht Club, will be held on December 6, 2014 at «Poltava Shipyard».
The event will reward and highlight those who have made the greatest contribution to the development of sailing in the Northern Capital. The best of the best will be determined in several categories. The prizes will be awarded to the juniors and sportsmen over 21 as well as journalists and coaches. Besides, there will be the contest for the best photo of the season.
Winners of the prize «The Yachtsman of the Year in St.Petersburg» will be chosen by the jury of 25 persons. Among its members there are representatives of the city yachting clubs, «Saint-Petersburg Sailing Union», heads and representatives of associations of different yachts classes, Mass Media and sport functionaries.
«The names of» will be soon known. Earlier ISAF has named the best yachtsmen of the world: Jimmy Spithill, Martin Grael and Kahena Kuenze.