The RYA Volunteer Awards are divided into five categories:
Presented to individuals for their commitment and services to boating at club or grassroots level and are awarded across three categories:
Francis Elkin Award
Presented to an individual who has enabled people with disabilities to become involved in sailing.
Honor Preston Award
Presented to an individual who has worked towards increasing the inclusivity of boating, in particular female participation.
Presented to a family group deserving of recognition for the impact they have made both as individuals and a family.
Awarded for commitment and services to boating and the RYA at a National level.
Awarded for commitment and services to boating and the RYA at a Regional level.
For details of the 2021 recipients please check out the Awards citation booklet found here.2022 award recipients will be announced in November 2022