The WINNERS of the Chapman Season Championship Award!

Congratulations to all the winners of the 1st PHRF-LO Chapman Season Championship & New Racer Awards!

PHRF-LO 2018 Awards were presented at the Toronto International Boat Show on Saturday 19 January, the frigid storm blast prevented many award winners from attending. 


The 2018 Chapman Season Championship tracked the racing performance of 648 competitors in 58 designated events on 5 bodies of water.
1st Place: Tim Nason - Peppermint  a member of the Nepean Sailing Club was the overall winner!  Presented by Bill Visser - Chief Handicapper for the Eastern District.
2nd Place overall: John Ker - Casual - Brockville Yacht Club
3rd Place overall: Hugh McGugan - Breakaway J - Kingston Yacht Club
All from the Eastern District. The PHRF-LO Chapman Season Championship trophy will be displayed at the Nepean Sailing Club for the 2019 season. 
Additionally recognized were the top racers in each district:-
1st Place Golden Horseshoe - Adrian Hanley - Its a Conspiracy - Bronte Harbour Yacht Club
1st Place Rochester - Frances Doyle - Tanz - Sodus Bay Yacht Club
1st Place South Shore - Thomas Lynam - Hip Hip - Dalhousie Yacht Club
1st PlaceToronto East - Sean Matthews - Wee Beastie III - Highland Yacht Club
1st Place Toronto West - Kim Piller - Live Wire - Port Credit Yacht Club






The 2018 Chapman New Racer Award was presented to Port Credit YC member Roger Broad - Kiwi Dream, by Graham Dougal - QCYC Handicapper (left) and Brian Thomson -Chief Handicapper PHRF-LO (right).


The New Racer Award is for novice racing sailors to encourage them to participate in as many races as they choose and continue their involvement in competitive sailing. Roger had the best novice racing performance based on 2018 PHRF-LO race analysis results. The PHRF-LO Chapman New Racer Award will be displayed at the Port Credit Yacht Club for the 2019 season.


Additionally recognized were the best performing new racers in each of the other 5 Districts:


1st Place Eastern District - Patrick Burchat - Unicorn - Bay of Quinte Yacht Club, 

1st Golden Horseshoe - Mark Quinn - Snowbird - Burlington Sailing & Boating Club

1st Rochester - Paul Stack - Y Knot - Genesee Yacht Club

1st South Shore - Mike MacLean - Precious Time - Dalhousie Yacht Club

1st Toronto East - Dave Tomlinson - 32e - Cook Bay Yacht Club.