Matt recently received the Jerome B. White Trophy. A trophy from the St. Francis Yacht Club awarded annually to the St. Francis Yachtsman of the Year. Awarded to William Mathews Brooks for 2014.
The Jerome B. White “Yachtsman of the Year” Trophy
The trophy is awarded each year by the St. Francis Yacht Club’s outgoing Flag Officers at the annual general membership meeting to that member of whatever class of membership in the Club who has made the greatest contribution during the preceding calendar year to the sport of yachting in the broadest sense of the definition of said sport. The Club member thus selected is known as “The St. Francis Yachtsman of the Year.”