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Drew Manson named Sail Trainee of the Year 2019

October 1st 2019

Drew Manson from Brae, receives the Swan Trust's Vevoe trophy for Sail Trainee of the Year 2019

The Vevoe Trophy for Swan Sail Trainee of the Year 2019 was presented to twenty-three-year-old Drew Manson, from Brae, at the Swan Trust’s end of season gathering. Supported by Sail Training Shetland, Drew was one of ten Swan Trainees who took part in race one of the Tall Ships Races 2019, from Aalborg in Denmark to Fredrikstad in Norway. Aubrey Jamieson, in presenting the trophy, reflected on the tremendous contribution Drew made to the voyage, particularly his teamwork, conscientiousness and willingness to help everyone onboard.

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Bell's Nautical Trust