Gordon L. Benjamin Memorial Newcomer Award

Gordon L. Benjamin Memorial Newcomer Award
It is to be awarded to the top finishing skipper sailing in his/her first Nationals. Gordon was a long time member of Fleet #9 and the 1976 Shields National Champion.
YearAward WinnerWinner's FleetHost FleetDetails
2021R. J. CooperOxford, MDOxford, MD
Tred Avon Yacht CLub
2021 Results
2020Cancelled due to COVID-19Oxford, MD
Tred Avon Yacht CLub
 
2019Tom McManusFairfield, CTChicago, IL
Chicago Yacht Club
2019 Results
2018Ken DeyettMarion. MAEdgartown, MA
Edgartown Yacht Club
2018 Results
2017Regatta abandoned
due to Hurricane Jose
Mystic, CT
Mason's Island Yacht Club
 
2016Tina PryneMonterey, CAMonterey, CA
Monterey Peninsula Yacht Club
2016 Results
2015Arianne RettingerMonterey, CANewport, RI
Ida Lewis Yacht Club
2015 Results
2014Ashley HobsonMonterey, CAW. Long Island Sound, NY
Larchmont Yacht Club
2014 Results
2013Drew KellogOxford, MDOxford, MD
Tred Avon Yacht Club
2013 Results
2012Not awardedMarion, MA
Beverly Yacht Club
2012 Results
2011Mark SwansonSeawanhaka, NYOyster Bay, NY
Seawanhaka Corinthian YC
2011 Results
2010Kyle Martin
Tom Hirsh
Newport, RIMystic, CT
Mason's Island Yacht Club
2010 Results
2009Kristian MartincicChicago, ILChicago, IL
Chicago Yacht Club
2009 Results
2008Schuyler BensonOxford, MDOxford, MD
Tred Avon Yacht Club
2008 Results
2007Jeff GladchunNewport, RINewport, RI
Ida Lewis Yacht Club
2007 Results