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In memory of Beppe Croce, the World Sailing President from 1969-1986, the Federazione Italiana Vela presented the Trophy to the World Sailing and it was awarded for the first time in 1988.
The roll of honour is an impressive one, including multiple Olympic medallists, rules gurus and designers, and all have dedicated an outstanding amount of time to the sport of sailing. Recipients are presented with a replica trophy.
From 2004 to 2008 S.Pellegrino joined World Sailing as the Official Supplier of mineral water and supporter of the Beppe Croce Trophy and the trophy was presented at a prestigious dinner during the Mid-Year Meeting. Since, the Beppe Croce Trophy has been presented at World Sailing's Annual Conference
Click on the name of the recipient to read the press release accompanying the presentation.
|2016||2014||David Kellett (AUS)|
|2013||Göran Petersson (SWE)||2011||James "Ding" Schoonmaker (USA)|
|2010||His Majesty King Constantine||2009||Bill Bentsen (USA)|
|2008||Nucci Novi Ceppellini (ITA)||2007||Jacques Rogge (BEL)|
|2006||Ken Ryan (IRL)||2005||Paul Henderson (CAN)|
|2003||John Tinker (CAN)||2002||Jan Linge (NOR)|
|2001||Peter Siemsen (BRA)||2000||Livius Sherwood (CAN)|
|1999||Mary Pera (GBR)||1998||Peter Tallberg (FIN)|
|1997||Carlo Rolandi (ITA)||1996||Harry H. Anderson, Jr (USA)|
|1995||Otto Schlenzka (GER)||1994||Jonathan Janson (GBR)|
|1993||Paul J. Phelan (CAN)||1992||Olin Stephens II (USA)|
|1991||His Majesty King Juan Carlos of Spain||1990||Paul Elvström (DEN)|
|1989||F. Gregg Bemis (USA)
Gerald Sambrooke-Sturgess OBE (GBR)
|1988||His Majesty King Olav of Norway|