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Awards

 

Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 HNBC Hemelryk and Keay Awards.

The winners were announced at the Club's virtual Annual General Meeting on Saturday 13 March 2021 

THE HEMELRYK AWARD 2020
for the iron/steel/composite narrow boat that has been the most improved during the year

LAMPREY 

 Congratulations to owner Sarah Edgson and her team at Norton Canes Boatbuilders, Glascote, Tamworth.

The trophy was presented to Sarah by HNBC chairman Phil when lockdown restrictions eased in May.

 

THE KEAY AWARD 2020
for the wooden narrow boat that has been the most improved during the year

DAPHNE

Congratulations to owner Bob Lear at Ashton Packet Boat Company for his continuous maintenance and restoration work over many years. 

The trophy, below, will be presented when lockdown permits.  

 Sarah Edgson receives the trophy

   The Keay trophy

Highly commended

MERCIA and OTLEY 

 

 


The Club makes two Awards - usually annually - to persons or bodies, not necessarily members or the craft's owners, who have made distinctive progress in the restoration of an historic boat. The trophies are presented at the following year's Annual General Meeting.  

CLOSING DATE FOR THE 2021 AWARDS:   30 November 2021.

Here are the Nomination forms: PDF document or Word document. The terms of entry are on page 2 of each version.

Lists of winners of the Hemelryk Award and the Keay Award.