The Boating Ontario Awards of Excellence are a celebration of success and an opportunity to recognize those who have made or continue to make significant contributions to Ontario’s recreational boating industry. These prestigious awards are presented to organizations, businesses, and individuals that demonstrate outstanding contributions to recreational boating in Ontario.
There are four distinct Boating Ontario Awards of Excellence:
- W. J. Robertson Award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated a commitment to the advancement of and appreciation for the Boating Ontario Association.
- Gord Blake Visionary Award recognizes an individual or business who have made a significant contribution in the field of innovation or successfully leveraged an opportunity for visionary leadership within the boating industry.
- Robert Eaton Environmental Award celebrates individuals and businesses who are dedicated to environmental responsibility and stewardship while contributing their time and resources to advancing their efforts in the Boating Ontario Clean Marine program.
- President’s Award recognizes an individual who strives for excellence and whose passion creates positive long-term impact to the boating industry.
Congratulations to the 2021 recipients!
W.J. Roberston Award
Jan Holland, Marina Del Rey
Gord Blake Visionary Award
Dave Rozycki, Maple Leaf Marinas
Robert J. Eaton Environmental Award
Jeff Wilcox, (Retired) Clean Marine
Tim Kennedy, (Retired) Yamaha Motor Canada