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November 2015

ERGIN IMRE (TUR)

 Nomination
Ergin and his family have been supporting big boat racing for as long as we remember. Always preferring to crew their boats with a mix of amateur and professional sailors, the family’s tireless efforts were at last properly rewarded with a bronze medal at the 2015 TP52 worlds onboard the latest Provezza. The emotionally charged result was vigorously welcomed by their rivals – unanimous in applauding a determined and enthusiastic crew
 Why they won
‘A great leader and supporter of Turkish sailing’ – Baris Merzeci; ‘Mr Provezza also supports many young Turkish sailors’ – Levent Sensezgin; ‘He contributes a lot’ – Fazil Bener; ‘A great family man, he loves sailing at all levels’ – Gulden Aktugan; ‘Great sailor and inspiring background’ – Atilla Tumay; ‘Well done Mr Imre!’ – Omur Yarsuvat; ‘Very committed to Turkish sailing’ – Aysegul Torun; ‘Ergin is truly dedicated to his team’ – Levent Bas; ‘Ergin’s family help budding professionals from all over the globe’ – Ian Finlay.