Sail Magazine’s Industry Award for Leadership
1993 Everett Pearson, TPI
1994 Peter and Olaf Harken, Harken Yachting Equipment
1995 Frank Butler, Catalina Yachts
1996 Steve and Doris Colgate, Offshore Sailing School
1997 The Johnstone Family, J/Boats and other sailing businesses
1998 Randy Repass, West Marine
1999 Bob Johnson, Island Packet Yachts
2000 Warren Luhrs, Luhrs Marine Group including Hunter
2001 Garry Hoyt, Newport R&D
2002 David Stanton, American Sail
2003 Rolex Watch U.S.A.
2004 Jerry Wood, United States In-Water Boat Shows
2005 Will Keene, Edson International
2006 Chip Johns, Vanguard Sailboats
2007 John Peterson, Hunter Marine Corp.
2008 Bill Goggins, Harken Yacht Equipment
2009 Ed Massey, Massey Yacht Sales & Service
2010 Wayne Burdick, Beneteau U.S.A.
2011 Sally Helme, Cruising World and Sailing World
2012 Josh Adams, US Olympic Sailing
2013 not awarded