The Rona Sailing Project give three crew awards which not only reward hard work and commitment to their crew members but also enable trainees to participate in further training.
The Weaver Bird Award, open to Trainees from all of the different groups we take, is named after the weaver bird which appears in our founder’s, Lord Amory’s, coat of arms.
Criteria for recommending a Weaver Bird Award:
Receipt of a Weaver Bird Award means that the trainee will be given a Weaver Bird Award certificate recognising their achievement.
The Scott Award, for younger Trainees, is named after Commander Walter Scott, the first Honorary Organiser of the Trust.
Criteria for recommending a Scott Award:
Receipt of a Scott Award means that the trainee will be invited to sail with the Project again.
The Amory Award is for older Trainees and named after Lord Amory, the founder of the Trust.
Criteria for recommending an Amory Award:
Receipt of an Amory Award means that the trainee will be invited to apply for the following year’s Tall Ships Races, provided that the Project has an entry.