Award Winners by Category

Row

2016 – John, Martin, Cottageville, SC – 17′ Aeolus Whitehall Pulling Boat (1960)

2015 – John, Martin, Charleston, SC – 17′ Whitehall Pulling Boat (2001)

2014 – John, Martin, Charleston, SC – 14.5′ Whitehall Pulling Boat (2001)

2013 – Dargan Moore, Sanford , SC – 19′ Grand Banks Dory (1989)

2012 – John Martin, Cottageville, SC – 14′ Whitehall Pulling Boat (2002)

2011 – John Martin, Cottageville, SC – 15’ Whitehall Pulling Boat (2002)

2010 – John Martin, Cottageville, SC – 15′ Whitehall Pulling Boat (2002)

2009 – Mason Cox, Morehead City, NC – 18′ 4″ rowboat (2009)

2008 – Ron Cockerham, Kernersville, NC – 12′ Heidi (2008)


Classic Row

2016 – N/A

2015 – N/A

2014 – Jim & Alice Dean, Wilmington, NC – 8.5′ Tiny Tender (1952)

2013 – John Martin, Cottageville, SC – 17′ Aeolus Whitehall (1960)


Canoe

2016 – Carly Abner, Jasper, GA – 16′ Cedar Strip Canoe (2016)

2015 – Lawrence Lucas, Mount Pleasant, SC – 17′ 4″ canoe (2001)

2014 – Carley Abner, Jasper, GA – 11.5″ Cedar strip canoe (2011)

2013 – Mason Cox, Morehead City, NC – 12′ canoe of bald cypress, carbon dated 50-100,000 yrs old (2013)

2012 – John Warren, Mt. Pleasant, SC – 16′ canoe (2011)

2011- Mike Murphy, Beaufort, SC – 12’ 10” Bear Mountain Rob Roy (2010)

2010 – Bill Oram Smith, Murrells Inlet, SC -17′ Old Town Otca canoe

2009 – Lee Morgan, Gaithersburg, MD – 13′ Lee Morgan canoe (2008)


Classic Canoe

2016 – Robbin Cobia, Greensboro, NC – 16′ Old Town Canoe (1931)

2015 – Robbin Cobia, Greensboro, NC – 17′ Old Town canoe (1923)

2014 – Michael Grace, West Melbourne, FL – 17′ Willits Brothers sailing canoe (1956)

2013 – Captain Cobb, McClellanville, SC – 19′ Old Towne Canoe (1917)


Canoe/Kayak

2008 – Rusty Cooper, Moncks Corner, SC – 16′ canoe (1996)


Kayak

2016 – Carly Abner, Jasper, GA – 12′ Etowah 120 Kayak (2016)

2015 – Herb Deloach, Chattanooga, TN – 16′ kayak (2004)

2014 – Herb Deloach, Chattanooga, TN – 17.5′ Cedar & walnut kayak (2009)

2013 – Tom Hesselink, Marshallberg, NC – 15′ Black River Guide (2011)

2012 – Hamp Kirkland, Mt. Pleasant, SC – 10.5’ double paddle panoe (1999)

2011 – Hamp Kirkland, Mt. Pleasant, SC – 10.5’ double paddle panoe (1999)

2010 – Tim DeMars, Johns Island, SC-17′ redwood and cedar kayak

2009 – Alan Gearhart, Belpre, Ohio – 17′ 8″ kayak (2009)


Classic Kayak

2016 – Roy & Peg Ivey, Anderson, SC – 16′ Wood & Canvas Kayak (1940s)


Surf/Paddle

2016 – Dan Johnston, Blind Dog Surfboards, Calabash, NC – 10′ Surfboard

2015 – William P. Burns, Jr., Hampstead, NC – 11’7″ Stand Up Paddle Board (2014)

2014 – Scott Baumberger, Swansea, SC – 11’7″ Stand Up Paddle Board (2014)

2013 – Mike Erickson, N. Charleston, SC – 14′ Paddleboard (2013)

2012 – Janet Baumberger, Swansea, SC – 11.5′ surfboard (2011)

2011 – James Noland, Charleston, SC – 10’ Paulownia wood surfboard (2011)

2010 – Jim Noland, Charleston, SC – 11.5′ Paulownia wood surfboard

2009 – James Noland, Charleston, SC – 11’6″ surfboard (2009)

2008 – Surfboard – Martin Gruber, Surfside Beach, SC – 6′ surfboard (2007)


Row/Paddle – (Row, Kayak, Canoe, Surfboard)

2007 – Martin Gruber, Surfside Beach, SC – 15′ Lapstrake Wherry (2006)

2006 – Martin Gruber, Surfside Beach, SC – 15′ Lapstrake Wherry (2006)

2005 – Bill Oram-Smith, Pawleys Is., SC – 17′ Old Town “OTCA” canoe (1920)

2004 – Philip Greene, Wood Song Canoes, Round O, SC – 19′ woodstrip canoe

2003 – John Martin, Megget, SC – 17′ Whitehall (2002)


Sail

2016 – Ken Byrd / Charleston Yacht Carpentry, Mt. Pleasant, SC – 48′ Coaster Schooner (1969)

2015 – Martyn Easton, Lenoir, NC – 16’ Haven 12 1/2 Sailboat (2015)

2014 – Michael Herron, Woodstock, GA – 17′ Cat Ketch (2013)

2013 – Michael Herron, Woodstock, GA – 17′ Cat Ketch (2013)

2012 – Bill Jones, Yonges Island, SC – 10′ Abaco Sailing Dinghy (1960’s)

2011- John Merritt, N. Charleston, SC – 28’ Sharpie (2011)

2010 – Robert McAlister, Georgetown, SC – 30′ Double Ended Gaff Rigged Cutter (1962)

2009 – Stephen D. Lequire, Kure Beach, NC – 24′ Sharptown Barge (2009)

2008 – Ken Johnstone, Mt. Pleasant, SC – 16′ Coquina (2008)

2007 – Ken Byrd, Mt. Pleasant, SC – 44′ Gaff Rigged Schooner “Felicity” (1969)

2006 – Charles Rook, Ravenel, SC – 8′ Sailing Dingy (1960)

2005 – Rick Hall, Mt. Pleasant, SC – 12′ Gaff Skiff (Built 1996)

2004 – Tommy Nicholson, Greensboro, NC – 28′ 100 Bushel Sharpie (2000)

2003 – Rick Hall, Mt. Pleasant, SC – 12′ Abaco Sailing Dinghy (1992)


Classic Sail

2016 – Thomas & Regina Payne, Mooresville, NC – 11.5′ Penguin Class One Design (1962)

2015 – N/A

2014 – Barry Blaisdell, Gloucestershire, MA – 37.5′ Crocker sailboat (1960)

2013 – Mac McAlister, Georgetown, SC – 30′ Double ended gaff rigged cutter William Garden design (1962)

2012 – Carl Prestipino, Spartanburg, SC – 10′ Dyer Dinghy (1938)

2011 – Jack Libaire, Beaufort, SC – 16.5’ South Bay Ice Scooter (1940)

2010 – Tim and Michelle Mullins, Charlotte, NC – 52′ Yawl (1954)

2009 – Sam Albergotti, Anderson, SC – 19′ Lightning Sailboat (1956)

2008 – Fred Wichmann, Charleston, SC – 45′ Herreschoff ketch (1935)

2007 – Charles Rook, Ravenel, SC – 8′ Sailboat (Late 50’s)

2006 – Carson Benton, Myrtle Beach, SC – 13′ Sailboat (1900)

2005 – Carson Benton, Myrtle Beach, SC – 13′ Sailboat (1900)

2004 – Fred Wichmann, Charleston, SC – 45′ Herreschoff Ketch (1935)

2003 – Fred Wichmann, Charleston, SC – 45′ Herreschoff Ketch (1935)


Outboard Power

2016 – Winslow Jones, Johns Island, SC – 16′ Long Point Skiff (2008)

2015 – Mike Fonville, Morehead City, NC – 22’ Simmons Sea Skiff (2013)

2014 – Terry Guyton, Pawleys Island, SC – 15′ Outboard (2014)

2013 – Frederick Lapp, Muncy, PA – 28′ Bluejacket (2011)

2012 – Jack Budak, Charleston, SC – 22’ Atkins Ninigret (2011)

2011 – Jack Budak, Charleston, SC – 22’ Atkins Ninigret (2011)

2010 – Ken Tatum, Burgaw NC – 25′ Cabin Cruiser (1961)

2009 – Bill McLean, Rowland, NC – 22′ Skiff (2009)

2008 – Chip King, Moorehead City, NC – 21′ Albury Bros. Runabout (2008)

2007 – Mark Bayne, Isle of Palms, SC – 19.5′ Shallow Draft Rescue Boat (2007)

2006 – Glen Myrick, Charleston, SC – 20′ Outboard Skiff (2000)

2005 – Jack Budak, Charleston, SC – 16′ Flats Boat (2004)

2004 – Brad Indicott, Lenoir, NC – 39′ Sharpie (2004)

2003 – Charlie Sneed, Charleston – 18′ Simmons Sea Skiff (1988)


Classic Outboard

2016 – NC Maritime Museum, Beaufort, NC – 11’ Barbour Racer (1952)

2015 – Bryan Hornsby, Lugoff, SC – 13’6″ Runabout (1957)

2014 – Robert Keller, Southport, NC – 15′ Lyman (1956)

2013 – Dan Elliott, Florence, SC – 15’3″ Albright (1958)

2012 – Bryan Hornsby, Lugoff, SC – 13.5′ Outboard Powerboat (1957)


Inboard Power

2016 – Ken & Nancy Tatum, Burgaw, NC – 32’ American Marine Grand Banks Trawler (1973)

2015 – Scott McGuire, Lexington, SC – 26′ Skiff Craft (1982)

2014 – Herreshoff Designs, Inc., Bristol, RI – 48″ Torpedo Boat (1974)

2013 – Gerald Wilkin, Clover, SC – 28′ Triple Cockpit Garwood (1992)

2012 – Gerald Hurst, Jacksonville, NC – 24′ Runabout (2012)

2011 – Jerry & Norma Wilkin, Clover, SC – 28’ Garwood Triple Cockpit Runabout (1991)

2010 – Albert Dawson, Myrtle Beach, SC – 15′ Runabout

2009 – Mike Brooks, Kinston, NC – 20′ Wm. Atkins Rescue Minor (2009)

2008 – Dick Newcomg, Georgetown, SC – 22′ Pulsipher Hampton (2004)

2007 – Jack Budak, Charleston, SC – 16′ Flats Boat (2004)

2006 – Joe Durkan, Pawleys Island, SC – 32′ Chris-Craft Sea Skiff (1966)

2005 – Hank Tiller, Georgetown, SC – 34′ Bunker Ellis Lobster (1963)

2004 – Gerald Norma Wilkin, Clover, SC – 28′ Garwood Triple Cockpit (1991)

2003 – Jim Varner, Charleston, SC – 17′ Chris Craft Runabout (1950)


Classic Inboard Power

2016 – Michael Matheson, Mount Dora, FL – 20’ Motorized Canoe (1910)

2015 – Herb Deloach, Chattanooga, TN – 16′ Century Utility Runabout (1956)

2014 – Herb Deloach, Chattanooga, TN – 16′ Century Utility Runabout (1956)

2013 – Andrea Helfrich owner/ Eric Norman Captatin, Hilton Head, SC – 50′ Elco (1928)

2012 – Chris Bech, Georgetown, SC – 19′ Chris-Craft Runabout (1951)


Classic Power (Inboard & Outboard)

2011 – Asa Godbold, Florence, SC – 17’ Chris-Craft Deluxe Runabout (1948)

2010 – Tommy Graham, McClellanville, SC -1934 18′ Chris -Craft Sedan

2009 – Asa S. Godbold, Florence, SC – 17′ Deluxe Runabout (1948)

2008 – John Tinney, Wilmington, NC – 43′ Core Sounder (1943)

2007 – Jim Varner, Charleston, SC – 17′ Chris Craft Special Runabout (1950)

2006 – David Lee, Beaufort, SC – 28′ Cabin Cruiser (1927)

2005 – Jim Varner, Charleston, SC – 17′ Special Runabout (1950)

2004 – Jim Varner, Charleston, SC – 17′ Chris Craft Special Runabout (1950)

2003 – Rob Robertson, Charleston, SC – 44′ Elco Cruiser (1939)


Owner Designed and Built

2016 – Kenneth Hewett, Supply, NC – 38’ Slow Trawler Yacht (2015)

2015 – Bob Smith, Chester, SC – 20’ Runabout (1975)

2014 – Gunning Wooden Bpats, LLC, Summerville, SC – 14.5′ Spitfire Runabout (2005)

2013 – Syd Chipman, Lenoir, NC – 17′ Sharpie Sailboat built 2004

2012 – Matthew Gunning, Summerville, SC – 14′ Outboard Runabout (2005)

2011 – Tom Lathrop, Oriental, NC – 24’ Bluejacket Power Cruiser (2000)

2010 – Eric Rydzewski, Wilmington, NC – 38′ Downeast Cruiser “LOUISA”

2009 – Jim Warren, Myrtle Beach, SC – 5 Litre Vintage Hydroplane (2008-09)

2008 – Hank Bravo, Chapel Hill, NC – 12′ outboard skiff (2007)

2007 – Tim DeMars, Johns Island, SC – 17′ Kayak (2001)

2006 – Matthew Gunning, Summerville, SC – 14′ Outboard Runabout (2005)

2005 – Matthew Gunning, Summerville, SC – 14′ Outboard Runabout (2005)

2004 – Tom Lathrop, Oriental, NC – 13′ Classic Style Runabout (2004)

2003 – Tom Lathrop, Oriental, NC – 24′ Pilothouse Cruiser (2000)


Century Class

2016 – Doug McQuilken, Mt. Pleasant, SC – 22’ New England Cat Boat (1911)

2015- Carson Benton & Neal Swann, Myrtle Beach & Georgetown, SC -13′ Sailboat (1900)

2014 – Carson Benton & Neal Swann, Myrtle Beach & Georgetown, SC -13′ Sailboat (1900)

2013 – Carson Benton/ Neal Swann, Myrtle Beach & Georgetown, SC – 13′ Sailboat (1900)

2012 – Carson Benton /Neal Swann, Georgetown, SC – 13′ Sailboat (1900)

2011 – Carson Benton/Neal Swann, Myrtle Beach, SC – 13’6” Saiboat (1900)

2010 – Dr. Michael Grace, W. Melbourne, FL – 15′ Dan Herald canoe (1872)

2009 – Dr. Michael Grace, W. Melbourne, FL – 14’5″ Stephens Double Masted Canoe (1878)

2008 – Russ & Barb Hicks, Eaton Rapids, MI – 18′ Amer. Beauty canoe (1911)

2007 – Dr. Michael Grace, W. Melbourne, FL – 16.5′ Lakefield canoe (1904)

2006 – Dr. Michael Grace, W. Melbourne, FL – 15′ Dan Herald canoe (1872)


Model Boats

2016 – Pierre Manigault, Mt. Pleasant, SC – 66” Model of International One Design (1955)

2015 – Robbin Cobia, Greensboro, NC – 8’ Model Canoe (2015)

2014 – Efrain Ortiz / Shearline Boatworks , Morehead City, NC – Remote Control Sportfisher Model (2014)

2013 – Efrain Ortiz / Shearline Boatworks , Morehead City, NC – 4′ Remote Control Model Power Boat (2013)


Cradle Boats

2016 – Doug Roberts, Moundsville, WV – 54” Baby Cradle (2016)

2015 – Lawrence Tracy, Fountain Inn, SC – 5′ Cradle Boat (2005)

2014 – Doug Roberts, Moundsville, WV – 40″ Cradle Boat (2014)

2013 – Lawrence Tracy, Fountain Inn, SC – 5′ Cradle Boat (2005)


People’s Choice

2016 – Dave Fisher, Columbus, NC – 17’ Double Ended Owner Designed/ Built (2015)

2015 – Richard & Gwen Heusel, Pawleys Island, SC – 12′ Taylor Strip boat (1996)

2014 – Tie:
Barry Blaisdell, Gloucestershire, MA – 37.5′ Crocker sailboat (1960)
Richard & Gwen Heusel, Pawleys Island, SC – 12′ Taylor Strip boat (1996)

2013 – Captain Eric Norman/Owner Andrea Helfrich, Hilton Head, SC – 50′ Elco (1928)

2012 – Tommy Graham, McClellanville, SC – 18′ Chris-Craft Sedan (1934)

2011 – Joe Phelan, Georgetown, SC – 12’ wood/canvas Kayak (2011)

2010 – John Flagg and Kyle Voorhees, Pawleys Island, SC – 12′ skin-on-frame Jr. Kayak (2010)

2009 – Asa Godbold, Florence, SC 17′ Runabout (1948)

2008 – Carson Benton, Myrtle Beach, SC (1900)

2007 – Nathan Trew & Nelson Bennett, Soddy-Daisey, TN – 12′ Phil Bolger Teal Sailboat (2006)

2006 – Jamie Bowles, Buchanan, VA – 17’9″ Sea Kayak (2006)

2005 – Ed Edelen, Myrtle Beach, SC – 28′ Garwood (1987)

2004 – Rob Robertson, Charleston, SC – 44′ Elco Cruiser (1939)

2003 – Tommy Graham, McClellanville , SC

2002 – Rob Robertson, Charleston, SC – 44′ Elco Cruiser (1939)

2001 – Jim Varner, Charleston, SC – 17′ Chris Craft Special Runabout (1950)

2000 – Willie & James Murphy, Goose Creek, SC – 9′ Mini Tug (2000)

1999 – Jim Varner, Charleston, SC – 17′ Chris Craft Special Runabout (1950)

1998 – Philip Greene, Round O, SC – Wood Song Canoes

1997 – Robin Wiscovitch

1996 – Jim Varner, Charleston, SC – 17′ Chris Craft Special Runabout (1950)

1995 – Philip Greene, Round O, SC – Wood Song Canoes

1994 – Jim Varner, Charleston, SC – 17′ Chris Craft Special Runabout (1950)

1993 – Philip Greene, Round O, SC – Wood Song Canoes