August 09, 2018

Congratulations to the following RQYS Members who won their respective category at the 2018 Queensland Sailing Awards on Saturday, 28 July 2018: 

  • Qld Junior Sailor of the Year – Female – Simba Trophy: Talia Bulstrode
  • Qld Youth Sailor of the Year – Female – Barranjoey Trophy: Ashleigh Swadling
  • Qld Youth Sailor of the Year – Male – Barranjoey Trophy: Tom Needham
  • Qld Female Sailor of the Year- Jenny VI Trophy: Mara Stransky
  • Qld Male Sailor of the Year- Wyuna Trophy:  Jason Beebe
  • Official of the Year: Nev Willis
  • Coach of the Year:  Annie Eastgate
  • Volunteer of the Year: David Kemp
  • Sport Promoter of the Year: Natasha Hoppner

Well done also to the following RQYS Members who were finalists in their respective categories: 

  • Qld Female Sailor of the Year: Annie Eastgate
  • Queensland Junior Sailor of the Year – Female: Orla Amos
  • Queensland Youth Sailor of the Year – Female: Ashlee Daunt 
  • Queensland Youth Sailor of the Year – Male: Frazer Brew
  • Queensland Instructor of the Year: Helena Lambourne
  • Queensland Coach of the Year: Lara O’Brien & Mathew Belcher 
  • Queensland Club of the Year: Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron 
  • Sport Professional of the Year: Brady Lowe
  • Supporter of Promotion of Sailing to Females: Shelley White


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