Yachtmaster of year awards

Princess Anne is to present the RYA Yachtmaster of the Year award on Wednesday 14 January at 11.45 on the Concept Boat Stand in the East Hall at the London International Boat Show.


There are ten short-listed candidates from the UK, Republic of Ireland, Hungary and Australia.The Yachtmaster of the Year award is given to those that have excelled when completing their practical exam.

  James Stevens, RYA Training Manager and Chief Examiner said, ‘The RYA examined 2,045 Yachtmasters last year and all our examiners were invited to nominate their best candidates. The knowledge and ability of this year’s winner to take charge of a yacht was outstanding and judged to be the best of 2003.’