The Cruising Club of America celebrated its outstanding sailors of 2013 during the Annual Awards Dinner on March 7, 2014 at the New York Yacht Club, where CCA Commodore Frederic T. Lhamon made presentations to the winners of the Blue Water Medal, Far Horizons Award, and Richard S. Nye Trophy.
Jeanne Socrates, left, below, accepted the 2013 Blue Water Medal from Commodore Lhamon for her completion of a solo nonstop circumnavigation of the world on her third attempt. Did we mention, third attempt?
Tom and Dorothy Wadlow accepted the Far Horizons Award for an admirable 18 years and 75,000 miles of cruising . . .
And, finally, Stephen E. Taylor accepted the Richard S. Nye Trophy for sharing with the club his meritorious service and extensive cruising experience . . .
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