Winners of the Yap Pacific World Shoot Out 2013

The first annual Yap Pacific World Shoot Out open from August 15 – October 15, 2013 closed for voting November 8, 2013.

We would like to take the opportunity to thank all participants for their great submissions, our facebook friends for being the judges of this competition and our friends and competition co-sponsors Truk Stop in Chuuk, Fish ‘n Fins in Palau and Ikelite Underwater Systems in USA for their valuable contributions.

Our 75 submitted high-end entries received a total of 1540 votes – facebook friends of Yap Pacific Dive Resort made their choice and we are happy to announce the winners and their prizes as follows.

Competition Winner with 139 votes David Crutchley

followed by

Allen Walker with 110 votes, who won second place and the Best Shark Shot

followed by

Herbert Futterknecht with 76 votes, who won third place

The Award for the Best Wreck Shot goes to

Roy Kimhi and his Sailor

Yap Pacific World Shoot Out - First Place

First Prize - David Crutchley

Sponsor: Yap Pacific Dive Resort, 1 Yap Pacific Dr., PO Box B, Colonia, Yap, 96943 FSM, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , www.yap-pacific.com

Prize description: 7 Nights double occupancy in Yap’s finest Grand Suite including Breakfast à la Carte, Wi-Fi in all rooms, Lobby, Pool Area & Restaurant; Transfers from/to Yap Airport. 5 Dive Days (10 dives) for 2 people from the boat including towel, snack, water, tea & coffee. Not included is airfare and dive gear.

Yap Pacific World Shoot Out - Second Winner

Second Prize – Allen Walker

Sponsor: Truk Stop, PO Box 546, Chuuk, 96942 FSM, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , www.trukstop.com

Prize description: 5 Nights single occupancy in an Ocean View Room at Truk Hotel including Breakfast and Transfers from/to Yap Airport. 4 Dive Days (8 dives, morning 2 tank dives) for 1 person from the boat on Truk Lagoons finest wrecks with Truk Lagoon Dive Center – drinking water and dive guide included.

Sail Fish

Third Prize – Herbert Futterknecht

Sponsor: Fish ‘n Fins, PO Box 964, Koror, 96940 Palau, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , www.fishnfins.com

Prize description: 5 Dive Days for one person including transfers from hotel, weights, water, lunch; Not included is dive gear and Koror State Dive Permit.

Best Shark Shot see photo above – Allen Walker

Sponsor: Ikelite Underwater Systems, 50 West 33rd Street, Indianapolis, IN 46208, USA, www.ikelite.com

Prize description: Ikelite is pleased to participate in the Yap Dive Resort 2014 Photo Competition for “World’s Best Underwater Photo” by contributing this Ikelite gift certificate that can be redeemed toward Ikelite products in the amount of US $400.00 retail value.

           Gift Certificate Letter

           Yap Pacific Dive Resort – 2014 Photo Competition “World’s Best U/W Photo”

           US $400.00 Retail Value – for the Best Shark Shot

Ikelite congratulates the winner of this gift certificate. The winner must present this original letter directly to Rhonda Stubbs at Ikelite along with verification from Yap Pacific Dive Resort and a listing of products selected. The winner can redeem this gift certificate for its full retail value as any unused value cannot be held over or refunded.  For an updated product listing, please consult our web site at www.ikelite.com. The chosen product(s) will be shipped directly from Ikelite at No Cost when shipping within the continental USA. No cash value. The winner shall be responsible for any appropriate taxes/duties relating to this donation. Offer expires one year from the date of this letter.

Sailor in Eilat, Israel

For the Best Wreck Shot

Sponsor: Ikelite Underwater Systems, 50 West 33rd Street, Indianapolis, IN 46208, USA, www.ikelite.com

Prize description: Ikelite is pleased to participate in the Yap Dive Resort 2014 Photo Competition for “World’s Best Underwater Photo” by contributing this Ikelite gift certificate that can be redeemed the foloowing Ikelite product.

           Ikelite

           Gift Certificate Letter

           Yap Pacific Dive Resort – 2014 Photo Competition “World’s Best U/W Photo”

           1 Ikelite Gamma LED Dive Light – for the Best Wreck Shot

Ikelite congratulates the winner of this gift certificate. The winner must present this original letter directly to Rhonda Stubbs at Ikelite along with verification from Yap Pacific Dive Resort and a listing of products selected. The winner can redeem this gift certificate for its full retail value as any unused value cannot be held over or refunded.  For an updated product listing, please consult our web site at www.ikelite.com. The chosen product(s) will be shipped directly from Ikelite at No Cost when shipping within the continental USA. No cash value. The winner shall be responsible for any appropriate taxes/duties relating to this donation. Offer expires one year from the date of this letter.

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