James Race Memorial Bursary

Posted by Mary Coles on 18 March 2019

 Deadline 31 December for training during the following year

Several members of the Club have already benefitted from the Bursaries and you can read James Peel’s account of his Day Skipper Training here.

The successful applicant will receive a contribution of £250 towards a practical RYA sailing qualification, to be used wherever the recipient chooses. Normally one award will be made per year although the board of HOEOCA reserves the right to vary this.

In order to be considered you must meet the following criteria

  • Be a member of HOEOCA
  • Be “reasonably” new to cruising sailing
  • Have recently completed (or are currently studying) an RYA shore based qualification

To express your interest please send an email the Commodorecommodore@hoeoca.org.uk by the end of year deadlie confirming that you fulfil the criteria and explaining how you would benefit from the award.

The Board of HOEOCA reserves the right to make the final decision when making these awards and will not enter into correspondence with applicants regarding the approval or refusal of an award. 

Recipients to Date

Year of Application    Recipients(s)
2015 James Peel & Paul Russell  
2016 Roisin NiChonghaile
2017 Jan Kinver
2018 Andy Cowan & Philip Clark 
2019 Jackie Leek



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