sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery
Sail-World.com : RPAYC receives highly commended award at Marina Industry Awards Night
RPAYC receives highly commended award at Marina Industry Awards Night


'Photo caption: Pictured (l to r): Corey Yeung Club Marine State Manager, Suzanne Davies RPAYC General Manager, David Randall, RPAYC Facilities Manager and Andrew Chapman, MIAA Chairman.'    Damian Devine    Click Here to view large photo

At the recent Marina Industry Association Awards Night, the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club, based in Newport, was announced as the runner up to Sandringham Yacht Club in the Club Marina of the Year Award.

The judges advised that it was a very hotly contested award and that it was a very close call among all finalists and so close that RPAYC was given a Highly Commended Award.

There were five finalists, these being:

• The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club
• Royal Motor Yacht Club Broken Bay
• Sandringham Yacht Club
• Southport Yacht Club
• Royal Perth Yacht Club

The Award doesn’t solely judge the marina, but the entire club including training activities, community involvement, facilities, food and beverage and service provided.

General Manager Suzanne Davies said, 'Given this was the first time we have entered the Awards, we are delighted with this result. This is great recognition for our Waterfront team but the all encompassing nature of the Award reflects the efforts of all staff and volunteers.'

At the same event, the RPAYC was also awarded with a 4 ½ Gold Anchor Rating. This rating is similar to the hotel style rating and in order to achieve specified levels various facilities need to be provided along with minimum service levels. The facilities are judged through an on site audit process and the service through customer feedback and mystery shopping.

'Our aim was to achieve 4 ½ Anchors. Five Anchors requires ensuite bathrooms on the marina and being able to dispense fuel so this was out of our reach.

This is in addition to our Level 3 Clean Marina certification which the club received in March 2011,' commented Davies.


by Damian Devine

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=109705

3:13 PM Tue 21 May 2013GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.







News - USA and the World







International Moth Worlds - Mothballed on day 4 + Video by Mark Jardine / YachtsandYachting.com,




Gladwell's Line: A change of direction needed in the America's Cup *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz,
























Anna Tunnicliffe set to compete at the CrossFit Games by Anna Tunnicliffe, Pittsburgh, PA
























Final day shakes up standings at Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek by Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Race Week 2014,








2014 Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek - Waiting game on Day 3
International Moth Worlds: Thunderstorms delay racing on Day 1
Fuerteventura World Cup - Impressive tricks on day 1
2014 Governor's Cup - Two former winners in the finals
America's Cup: Iain Murray explains reasons for Australian withdrawal *Feature
Wilson and Roble remain number one match racers in U.S.
2014 ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship - Set to start
PWA Pozo World Cup - Moreno twins dominate home spot
ISAF Youth Worlds - Record breaking regatta in Tavira + Video
Melges 32 European Championship - Robertissima remains out front
Farr 40 West Coast Championship - Italians take one-point lead
Melges 32 European Championship - Day 3 images by Carlo Borlenghi
New York Yacht Club Race Week - Marstrom 32 fleet off to anxious start
Melges 32 European Championship - Day 3 images by Max Ranchi
CYC Race to Mackinac - Cruising fleet sets sail in 106th edition
Team Alvimedica getting a touchup
PWA Pozo World Cup - Plenty of drama on day 5
ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship - Day 5 Videos
NYYC Race Week - High performance classes put on shoreside show
2014 Pacific Cup - 'Invisible Hand' the first boat to finish
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - B.C.'s Eric Holden skippers wins   
America's Cup: Updates on Team Australia withdraw   
J/70 North American titles - Brian Keane moves to top of leaderboard   
2016-2017 America's Cup - Team Australia withdraws   
VX One North American Championship - Chris Alexander takes charge   
America's Cup: Team NZ disappointed, but on track after Australians go   
America's Cup: Hamilton Island decides not to proceed with Challenge.   
America's Cup: Challenger of Record withdraws from Regatta   
WWA Wakeboard National Championships head to Waco   
Farr 40 West Coast Championship - Day 2   
RP52 Scarlet Runner sails in San Francisco   
2014 Governor's Cup - Nevin Snow and team on form   
ISAF Youth Worlds - Americans claim silver medals in Tavira   
2014 Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek - Day 1   
Melges 32 European Championship - Day 2 images by Carlo Borlenghi   
Windsurfing and Kiteboarding World Cup to take place on Fuerteventura   
ISAF Youth Worlds - Medals decided in thrilling Tavira conclusion   
7th Annual Swim for Cystic Fibrosis to take place July 21st   
Melges 32 European Championship - Day 2 images by Max Ranchi   
Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek, Day 2 - It just keeps getting better   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL WAS US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT