(15) a member of the Canvey Island Yacht Club
who won the senior class in the Honda RYA Youth RIB Championship at the national final held at the recent Southampton Boat Show, picked up his
prize on behalf of his
club over the weekend (November 29).
won for his
club, a 4.8 metre Ribcraft RIB, complete with Honda four-stroke 50hp outboard, built-in Icom VHF radio set and Indespension road trailer, worth £15,000.
At the presentation of his
took charge of the boat from RYA event organiser Keith Ellison and two minutes later handed the boat over to IYC Commodore Bill French, watched by RYA Motor Boat Events Manager Andrew Norton.
Over 80 family and friends in the club gathered at Canvey Point to see the hand-over and to watch Aaron
display some of the skills he
showed in the national final.
The Championship is sponsored by Honda, Ribcraft, ICOM and Indespension Trailers