The Bob Gammack Memorial Trophy
For exceptional effort on behalf of the association, or in achieving a personal goal.
|2020||Ray Prowse||For services to GXSA, as a Committee Member, Officer, and Chairman of the Association. Thanks from all your friends|
|2019||Mavis and Alun Roberts|
|2017||Graham and Kathy Fairhead|
|1998||Skipper and Crew of Kwenda|
|1995||Sally and Clive Nelson-Roberts|
|1991||Hugh and Angela Farrant|
|1989||Howard H Measham|
|1988||Doreen and Archie Annan|
Silver Jubilee Trophy
Sailing beyond their horizons
|2020||Martin Goodchild||For long distance sailing via the Azores, Baltic, and to Portugal|
|2019||Phil Haigh||Phil learned to sail aboard the Clipper Around the World Ocean Challenge yachts, aboard Visit Seatle.|
|2016||Diana and Paul Farrell|
|2012||Mike & Mary Allan|
|2009||Bernie Smallman and John Dawson|
|2005||Mike and Mary Allan|
|2002||Karen and Andrew Walker|
|1997||John and Barbara Rountree|
|1996||Sally and Clive Nelson-Roberts|
|1995||Trenna and Maurice Sansom|
|1992||Mr and Mrs D C Lane, Mr and Mrs T G Wood|
The Ruby Cup
For encouraging others into sailing...
|2020||Ray Bridges||For active participation and sponsoring Youth Sailing in Grenada|
|2019||Bernie Smallman||For consistent generosity in offering berths aboard her boat to others, so they can attend GXSA rallys|
|2017||Robert Freeman||For helping young water enthusiasts (canoeists and sailors) every Saturday at the Hillingdon Outdoor Activity Centre|
|2016||Timandra Slade||For helping young water enthusiasts (canoeists and sailors) at the Hillingdon Outdoor Activity Centre|
|2015||Mike Goffe||A lifetime achievement award for Mike. Read about his life here.|
|2006||Reg and Chris Hadwen|
The Peter Batterley Trophy for Photo-Journalism
For the best article, by popular vote
|2019||Ted Sutton||1979 Family Cruising|
|2018||Bob Hazell||Sailing from Antigua to Ireland|
|2017||Gordon Sims||2016 Thames Traditional Boat Festival|
|2016||Gordon Sims||Renovating Chimere|
|2015||John Rugg||Family Trailer Sailing|
2013 Summer Social Season at GXSA
This is a holding article whilst we collect content for the 2013 events. Please come back in a few weeks, when we will have The Story and The Photos from:
- Rally to Ocean VIllage, Southampton
- Summer Cruise to the Channel Islands
- Rally to Bembridge
- Day Trip to the Thames Barrier
- We'll get the content to you at the earliest opportuninty.
Saturday 2nd November 2019 - First Aid Course, £95
This RYA approved course was provided by Bisham Abbey staff at a location near Gerrards Cross. The course ran from 9 - 5; the 8 participants were awarded their RYA First Aid certificates (and avoided watching England lose the Rugby World Cup Final..)
Wednesday 2nd October 2019 - GXSA visit to Poole RNLI College for Discovery and All-Weather Lifeboat Centre tours
Fully booked, 25 people attended. Participants made their own way to Poole and met up for a good lunch in the cafeteria at the College before the tours, which started at 2.30pm.
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Saturday 21st September 2019 - GXSA Autumn Rally at Yarmouth:
Pontoon party and dinner at Yarmouth Sailing Club (Organiser Stuart Gaunt)
Tuesday 9th July 2019 - GXSA Summer Pub Lunch at The Black Horse, Fulmer SL3 6HD, from 12 noon
Fortunately it was fine weather and 38 GXSA members and friends enjoyed a good lunch in the garden at the Black Horse. It was a good opportunity to get together in the summer break. Our thanks to Bernie Smallman for organising this event.
Saturday 22nd June 2019 - GXSA Rally at Bucklers Hard, Beaulieu River: Menu and Booking details
8 boats and 25 GXSA members attended this rally, which was very enjoyable.
Thursday 13th June 2019 - Operation Wellfound Charity Golf day at Harleyford Golf Club.
Excellent course, breakfast, 18 holes Texas scramble, 3 course evening meal and prize giving. Contact Steve Daish.
Saturday 11th May - GXSA Spring Rally at Marchwood: Menu and booking details
Saturday 23rd March 2019 - GXSA Annual Dinner at Gerrards Cross Golf Club
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