YJA Stoneways Marine Gala dinner 2021 Nominations open – Tickets now available Save the date – 10th September

Reserve your tickets NOW – limited number available

The black-tie Gala Dinner will be held at the Grand Café in Southampton, on Friday 10th September, following on from Press Day at the Southampton International Boat Show. Double Olympic Gold medallist Shirley Robertson will be the guest speaker and host for the presentations, one of the many stars expected to attend, including former winners of these prestigious trophies.
Only limited tickets are available for this ‘not-to-be-missed’ event.

  • YJA members tickets are available for £25.00;
  • YJA members may invite one partner/guest, at a ticket price of £65.00;
  • Non-members tickets are available at £99.00

The evening will begin with a drinks reception in the famous Grand Cafe foyer, and then we will move through to the main dining area, where the awards ceremony will take place. The evening includes a 3-course meal with coffee/tea afterwards.

If you would like to reserve your tickets, please do so immediately. Contact

Flashback. The gala ceremony at Southampton’s Grand Cafe.

YJA Secretary, Chris English via email at secretary@yja.world stating how many tickets you would like, and he will send you the available menu for the evening, as your choice must be made in advance due to restrictions..

Nominations open for the YJA Stoneways Marine Yachtsman of the Year, Young Sailor of the Year, and our new award, the YJA Stoneways Marine Young Journalist of the Year.

The nomination period for all awards closes at midnight on Sunday 29th August, so ensure you make your submission as soon as possible.

Make your nomination here now: https://yja.world/yja-stoneways-marine-award-nominations-2021/

The Awards are the pinnacle of our sport

Keith Lovett of Stoneways Marine, the marine insurance provider with genuine service, support, and experience, said, “The Awards are the pinnacle of our sport, and we are delighted to support this year’s nominations as being as important as ever. Following global disruption not experienced in recent decades, achievements over the last year have been inspiring in so many ways and it is only right that they are recognised. Intrinsically involved with yachting at all levels, Stoneways is privileged to be associated and would encourage nominations from all sectors.