The Sea III Trophy, given in honor of Charles R. Sligh III by the Ensign Class Association, may be awarded annually at the National Championship Regatta to recognize a person who has exemplified outstanding sportsmanship or made exceptional contribution for the benefit of the Ensign Class Association. Any member of the Association is eligible for selection. The selection committee shall be appointed by the Commodore and chaired by the immediate past Commodore of the Association.
Winners of the Sea III Trophy are listed below:
|2000||Charles R. Sligh, III|
|2001||John D. (Zeke) Durica|
|2002||Richard I. Torpey|
|2008||Gerald R. Daly|
|2009||Jack and Noreen Collins|