Accepting Nominations!

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As we approach the 11th Annual Oyster Roast Fundraiser it is time to present The Merrythought Trophy in memory of Jack King. This is a beautiful half-hull perpetual trophy that is located in our office.

The purpose of this award is to reward deserving youth participating in Charleston Community Sailing programs. Recipients of this award should display superior character, sportsmanship, and love of the sport. Nominations for the award will be accepted from coaches, instructors, school advisors, or other sailing community members. Notice will be sent out for nominations at least two weeks before recipients are chosen. The recipients (male and female) will receive a keeper trophy.

Please submit your nominations which must include specific examples of why the person should be considered via email to by November 10th at 5pm. Share this email with anyone who you think would like to submit a nomination. This award will be presented at the Annual Oyster Roast which will take place on Sunday, November 19th.