Mylor Sailing School Recent Awards

Recent awards are as follows –

We are also finalists in the South West Tourism and Excellence Awards to be held February 2018 – Watch this space!

Cornwall Tourism Award GOLD!!

cornwall tourism awards mylor sailing schoolMylor Sailing & Powerboat School took the GOLD!!

A winner of the GOLD for the Cornwall Tourism Awards 2017/2018 in the Access & Inclusivity category, was announced this month.

We are so delighted to be in the final and have worked extremely hard in the last two years to make our facilities as accessible and inclusive as possible.

Presented to us by the inspiring Helen Glover MBE Olympic Gold medalist rower from Truro.  Helen made a wonderful speech to all the Cornwall entrepreneurs in the room.

This award is very prestigious and will help to raise awareness for anyone in our communities nationwide who has a disability or learning difficulty and would like to learn to sail or powerboat.  The RYA has an Achievement Scheme for people with a learning difficulty and so you can work through certificates of Entry Level, Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum so there are five levels in total for this.

We also have a great volunteer scheme which is certificated in house.

The wonderful Award night was Thursday 2nd November 2017 at the beautiful Headland Hotel in Newquay, a posh do with a posh dinner so had a posh dress!!

If you would like to know more information about our adapted boats, classrooms and wheelchair friendly powerboat then please read here

GOLD!! Southwest Tourism and Excellence Awards 2016

We are very honoured to receive the GOLD award in Bristol February 2017!  Out of 602 entries from 6 counties, they chose 130 finalists to win awards at this years prestigious South West Tourism Excellence Awards and Mylor Sailing School is one of them.  We are really humbled by this.  The Eden Project won joint GOLD with us!! Read here for more details

 

SILVER!! Cornwall Tourism Award 2016

This was a great acheivement for us, with a rigorous three stage judging process, including a mystery shopper, a judge attending the sailing school then the panel of judges to decide. The wonderful Eden Project were in the same category and it was an honour to be amongst them. Read here for more details

RYA Sailability Outstanding Contribution Award 2015

This is a National award given to Tracey Boyne (owner of Mylor Sailing School) from the National Governing Body for disabled sailing, for her volunteer work with Mylor Sailability and people with disabilities and learning difficulties.  Read here for a few more details

Sport England Sportivate Award Southwest 2015

The Cornwall Sports Partnership nominated Mylor Sailability for the best new project in the whole of the Southwest.  This was out of thousands of projects throughout the Southwest. Read here for more details

Sport England Sportivate Award Cornwall 2015

The Cornwall Sports Partnership nominated Mylor Sailability for the best new project in Cornwall.  This was out of hundreds of projects throughout Cornwall.  Read here for more details.