Award for Tomasz Ostrowski
The captain of STS Fryderyk Chopin was awarded with Leszek Wiktorowicz Award. Wiktorowicz was the builder of STS Dar Młodzieży. In this way he was honored for the victory in The Tall Ship Races.
STS Fryderyk Chopin won the regatta in August last year. It has been the first victory of Polish tall ship in this competition since 1989.
Leszek Wiktorowicz Award was established to honor unique sailing performance and achievements in sea education of teenagers and shaping the sea awareness. The winner is chosen by six-member jury which consists of organizer's representatives and Wiktorowicz's son Mariusz.