01 – GXSA Annual Awards

The Awards

The Peter Batterley Trophy for Photo-Journalism

This trophy was sponsored by Peter Batterley (a founder member), and launched in 2015.  Members of the association submit articles they have written (usually Cruising Logs, but any article of interest/value to member is accepted).  Members vote on the articles and the trophy is awarded to the author of the article that receives the most votes.

Entries for previous years can be found here:

2023 (we’re working to bring earlier years online, since our technolog refresh)

More details about the Peter Batterley Trophy can be found here

The Bob Gammack Memorial Trophy

Squadron Leader Robert Davison Gammack MBE, known as Bob, was a young, keen and well liked member of the association who died very suddenly after a short debilitating illness. The Memorial Trophy is awarded for exceptional effort on behalf of the association or in achieving a personal goal – beating an illness or other challenge.

The Silver Jubilee Trophy

This is presented to a member who has shown an ability to extend his/her/their sailing ability beyond our normal horizons.

The Ruby Cup

The Ruby cup is awarded to the Association member each year who has contributed most to encourage, promote or inspire others to participate in boating.

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