It is being over four months when LMAX Exchange was capped the Clipper 2015-16 Race’s overall winner, the team of him is still celebrating its hard work and success Olivier Cardin skipper.
They are receiving awards at the ceremony of (FSF) French Sailing Federation’s flagship ‘the Soiree des Champions.’
The recognition and awards of such type do not limit only to the skippers still, along with crew member, Dominique Hausser received the award on 19 November at Swiss Sailing. Dominique’s commitment to sailing has been recognized with this award.
Dominique has dreamt of sailing across the world, however, acting as navigator, coxswain on board and team doctor during the Clipper Race, Dominique played an important role in the team. His effort throughout the historic 40,000 nautical mile journey was commendable.
After receiving the award, Dominique said: “The recognition is a wonderful and incredible surprise for me. I am feeling very honored after receiving this award because the nominees of Swiss Sailing Award 2016 were all great sailors. This recognition has filled me with energy for my upcoming projects both as a sailor as well as Swiss Sailing Federation regatta department director. In 2018-19, I am dreaming to sail Kerguelen and New Zealand, the award has motivated me to do so.”
The award not only recognized his contribution in Clipper Race but it also highlighted the work of Dominique in the world of sailing across national level and regional and. His contribution in developing sailing in Switzerland was also recognized at the award ceremony.
Swiss Sailing Foundation member Diana Fäh Mosimann congratulated Dominique upon receiving of the award and said “In all aspects of sailing, Dominique has years of experience. This quality of Dominique not only makes him a strong contender of winning this special award, but also the efficient successor chief of the regatta department, who is resigning soon.”