Ocean Cruising Club

Donated by the Jester Trust as a way to perpetuate the spirit and ideals epitomised by Blondie Hasler and Mike Richey aboard Jester, this award recognises a noteworthy singlehanded voyage or series of voyages made in a vessel of 30ft or less overall, or a contribution to the art of singlehanded ocean sailing. It was first presented in 2006 and is open to both members and non-members.

Previous Winners

YearWinnerCitation
2017Josh GhyselincksMore details
2016None awarded.
2015Rory McDougallMore details
2014Webb ChilesMore details
2013Lt Col Ewen Southby-Tailyour OBEMore details
2013Trevor Leek More details
2012Matt RutherfordMore details
2011Mervyn Wheatley More details
2010Not awarded
2009Roger TaylorMore details
2008Not awarded
2007Sir Robin Knox-Johnston CBEMore details
2006Pete HillMore details
OCC Jester Award