It is with great regret that we announce the passing of Elva Carey on 29 November 2017. Elva for many years presented The Carey Trophy for the Otago Yachtsperson of the Year at our annual prize giving.
Elva and her late husband Steve donated The Carey Cup to the Otago Cruising Club back in 1971, the administration of this award was passed to our Club in 1978. The award is presented each year and is decided from submissions from all Otago Yacht clubs by a panel of judges, consisting of 3 Members of the Otago Yachting Association, 3 Members of the Otago Yacht Club and an independent Chairperson. The Carey Cup celebrates and acknowledges the achievement of a Sailor or Sailors’ in Otago, whether it be racing or cruising.
We are sure that you will all wish to join us in passing on our sympathy to Colin and the Carey family.
Otago Yacht Club Inc