Zarko Draganic Trophy

This Zarko Draganic perpetual trophy will be awarded for the top rookie owner at the Worlds - participating for the first time with the highest result. 

Zarko Draganic was a passionate Corinthian Melges 24 sailor from San Francisco in California, who competed in several Melges 24 World Championships. His unique, kind demeanor made him a pleasure to be around, sail with and against. The Trophy was first awarded at the Melges24 Worlds in Middelfart, Denmark in 2015.

The winners of the Zarko Draganic Trophy

Year and venue Name Boat Result
2019 - Villasimius, Italy Paolo Brescia Melgina ITA693 7th position
2018 - Victoria, BC, Canada Robert Britten Full Circle CAN415 10th position
2017 - Helsinki, Finland Domonkos Rozsnyay FGF Sailing Team HUN728 6th position
2016 - Miami, FL, USA Tim Healy New England Ropes USA658 6th position
2015 - Middelfart, Denmark Henrik Hoffmann Jedi Business HUN481 24th position

Read more about the Melges 24 World Championships here.

 

Zarko Draganic

Zarko Draganic

Paolo Brescia, the owner of Melgina ITA693 - 7th overall at the Melges 24 Worlds 2019 in Villasimius, Italy

Paolo Brescia, the owner of Melgina ITA693 - 7th overall at the Melges 24 Worlds 2019 in Villasimius, Italy

2018 Melges 24 Corinthian World Champion - Robert Britten CAN415 Full Circle

2018 Melges 24 Corinthian World Champion - Robert Britten CAN415 Full Circle

Domonkos Rozsnyay, the owner of FGF SAILING TEAM HUN728 - 6th place in overall ranking at the Melges 24 Worlds 2017 in Helsinki, Finland

Domonkos Rozsnyay, the owner of FGF SAILING TEAM HUN728 - 6th place in overall ranking at the Melges 24 Worlds 2017 in Helsinki, Finland

Zarko Draganic Trophy - New England Ropes USA658 owned by Tim Healy - 6th in overall at the Melges 24 World Championship 2016 in Miami, USA

Zarko Draganic Trophy - New England Ropes USA658 owned by Tim Healy - 6th in overall at the Melges 24 World Championship 2016 in Miami, USA

Zarko Draganic Trophy - Jedi Business HUN481 owned by Henrik Hoffmann - 24th in overall at the Melges 24 World Championship 2015 in Middelfart, Denmark

Zarko Draganic Trophy - Jedi Business HUN481 owned by Henrik Hoffmann - 24th in overall at the Melges 24 World Championship 2015 in Middelfart, Denmark