YJA Young Blogger of the Year



LOOKING for a first break in yachting journalism?  Are you under 21?

The YJA with the support of MS Amlin, principal supporter of the YJA Awards for 2019, is providing  a golden opportunity to get your work published …And noticed by leading editors and producers across the Globe.

Enter the 2019 YJA Young Bloggers Competition to win the latest GOPRO video camer..

Entries are now open

MS Amlin Yacht has kindly sponsored the award of a GoPro Camera to the winner, which is aimed at encouraging younger people with an interest in the sport, and who by entering the competition also become student members of the YJA. All submissions to secretary@yja.world please.

If you’re under 21, send a blog, article, video, photo or audio piece  by Setember 1 to enter.

The Yachting Journalists’ Association (YJA) is the top marine media professionals’ network, recognised worldwide. Shortlisted entries to the competition will receive a 2019 photo ID Press Card for free access to boat shows.

Terms and Conditions

Entrants must be under the age of 21 on September 1,  2019. Entries close at 9am on September 1,  2019. Entrants can submit multiple entries to the competition

The YJA reserves the right to publish entries – with full credits – on the YJA web site www.yja.worldand to offer submissions to publishers and producers free of charge to promote your work and the competition on other media related web sites.

Competition entries must be produced entirely by the entrant. The YJA reserves the right to reject entries that show plagiarism or outside assistance, and where complex post-production techniques have been employed,

Entrants may be required to provide a detailed description of how these were achieved.

FLASHBACK — Young Blogger winner for 2018,  James Tomlinson (centre) won a £100 Musto voucher and British Sailing Team branded kit from Nick Houchin of Musto (left) and Mark Jardine from the Yachting Journalists’ Association (right)
James, a first year at Solent University where he’s studying Yacht Design and Production, edited drone shots to music from three projects, including a blast on a racing maxi and a holiday in the fjords.
Photo: YJA