Prestigious Award For Club Member

RWYC member David Southwood has been awarded the ICC Decanter by the Royal Cruising Club for his own personal challenge in the OSTAR 2017 and his subsequent fight for survival. The decanter was originally presented to the RCC by the Irish Cruising Club in 1989 to be awarded for “a cruise of exceptional merit” and will be presented at the RCC Annual Dinner on the 1st March.

In addition to this, David has also been awarded the Herbie Statton Cup by the Yealm Yacht Club.

He will be giving a talk here at the club on Wednesday 21st February entitled “OSTAR 2017 – David’s Story”. Further details to follow.