NEW YORK, NY (November 5, 2015)—Old Pulteney and US Sailing have teamed up once again to honor men and women in sailing communities around the country for their humanitarian achievements. The Maritime Heroes Award recognizes those who are making significant contributions to volunteer, educate, advocate or simply encourage others to explore the sport. New for this year, the winner will receive a five thousand dollar grant to continue their efforts within the sailing community, in addition to being honored at the Sailing Leadership Forum 2016, hosted by US Sailing.

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