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ISA Awards 2014

MGM Boats are sponsoring the Sailor of the year award...

The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) has today revealed the 20 nominees in contention for its five prestigious annual awards including the premier accolade; the ISA Sailor of the Year award. The awards will be presented at the ISA 8th Annual Awards Ball in the Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin on the 1st of March as hundreds of members and supporters of the Irish sailing community come together for one evening of celebration. 2013 was an incredibly successful year for Irish sailing with ISA squad sailors claiming a total of 13 international medals, including 8 Gold medals, at events around the world which has been represented in the calibre of nominees.

ISA Sailor of the Year nominees proudly supported by MGM Boats

  • Philip Bendon (2013 Youth European Match Racing Champion)
  • David Kenefick (Rookie Champion of France of Offshore Racing)
  • Annalise Murphy (3 Gold medals and 1 Bronze medal)


As the most exciting annual social event for the Irish sailing community, the ISA 8th Annual Awards Ball provides a platform for the ISA to officially acknowledge and commend some of the outstanding contributors to sailing over the past 12 months. ISA Chief Executive Harry Hermon remarked “We’re delighted to host this event every year to honour our very talented and dedicated sailors and volunteers. 2013 was a truly phenomenal year for us. We’re proud and excited to get together and celebrate the accomplishments made by some of our champions and heroes”.

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