2008 - Multiple Awards
Jim and Kyoto Bandy, Also II, for their humanitarian efforts with the villagers of Also Island, Fiji.
Nominated by Nancy Birnbaum, Saga (formerly); Luc & Jackie Callebaut, Sloepmouche, and Michael and Kendra Homsany
Ralph and Barbara Beyhl, Wakea, for their humanitarian efforts delivering medical supplies while cruising in the Caribbean.
Nominated by Wayne Marshall, Imagine
Karen Earnshaw and Cary Evarts, Seal, for their environmental efforts initiating the Mieco Beach Yacht Club Majuro Reef Protection Mooring Project in the Marshall Islands.
Nominated by Ken and Bonny Taggart, Moonbird, and Judy Knapp and Bryan Lane, Ursa Minor
Henk and Nelleke Meuzelaar, Rivendel II, for their humanitarian efforts asProject MARC founders/directors in Vanuatu. Project MARC (Medical Assistance to Remote Communities) provides medical,
educational and technical support to outer island communities in the Vanuatu archipelago.
Nominated by Nancy Zapf, Halekai
Burger Zapf, M.D., Halekai, for his medical volunteer efforts in Jamaica, St. Lucia, Mexico, Ecuador and Fiji.
Nominated by Bill and Laura McCourt
2007 - Multiple Awards
Rob & Dee Dubin, Ventana, for their creation and support of a scholarship program in Indonesia (description February 2007 Bulletin pp 6-7).
Charles & Sharon Vassallo, Providenza, for their volunteer work with children in Black Point, Exumas (see March 2007 Bulletin p 39).
Bruce & Marilyn Conklin
, for their volunteer work as Coordinators of the SSCA-affiliated Operations Bahamas Project, based in Punta Gorda, FL. Together with their crew of volunteers,
the Conklins fundraise and purchase school supplies which they then arrange to be transported aboard cruising yachts to the children of the Bahamas.