Geoff Hurwitch Earns US Sailing Leadership Award

Geoff Hurwitch Earns US Sailing Leadership Award
US Sailing awarded Park City Sailing's own Geoff Hurwitch with the 2009 One-Design Leadership Award. See here for the full announcement. LEADERSHIP AWARD - To recognize individual initiative, enthusiasm, organizing ability and leadership in creating the one-design fleet building program of the year.Winner: Geoff Hurwitch (Park City, UT) - A skilled one-design sailor and former boat builder, Geoff has been the driving force in growing the Park City Sailing Association (PCSA) and is a strong proponent of establishing a serious one-design presence in the thin, dry air of the Wasatch Mountains in Utah. Starting two years ago with two boats and two skippers, Geoff has since grown the fleet to over 40 skippers. - Geoff fostered growth by acting as a clearinghouse for used Lasers. He has put forth strong efforts to build the Laser fleet from the ground up.

- Geoff has worked with the International Laser Class Association to bring the No Coasts Masters Championships to Park City in 2009.

- Geoff started a Yahoo user group which allows communication for race updates, boat availability, and for scheduling weekend training sessions.

- He facilitated a Fleet Purchase Program to grow the fleet, created an enclosed boat/rig storage area, and built a custom trailer, which allows PCSA sailors to support other events in Colorado, California and the Northwest.