The Sportsman of the Year Award is voted on by the MPYC Race Chairperson and presented at the Commodore's Ball.

Sportsman of the Year Award
1988 Glenn Lindsay 2001 Donna Womble
1989 Gordon Fleming 2002-04 (not awarded)
1990 Shields Fleet 2005 Ron Baxter
1994 Nat Mewhinney 2006 Meryle Sachs
1995 Erica Mattson 2007 Thomas Smith
1996 Nick Buck 2008 David Potter
1997 Cameron Lewis 2009 Garth Hobson
1998 Paul Fuge & John Neighbours 2010 Kate Conway
1999 Gregor Cailliet  
2000 Richard Clark