2021 Grant Applications for Sailors, Yacht Clubs, and Class Associations now invited until February 26th. Click below to commence a 2021Grant Application .
Thank you to our great WA sailing community for helping us celebrate 40 Years of Supporting Sailing in Western Australia. Register below to attend our 2021 Awards Night to be held at South of Perth Yacht Club on Thursday April 8th.

Nominate someone Outstanding

2022 Nominations will open in February 2022

Ron Tough Yachting Foundation Pre-Nationals Coaching Clinics

Applications now invited for 2021-22 funding
Click below to see how your association can register for funding for the 2021/22 Season.

The Ron Tough Foundation was established in 1980, with Syd Corser as the inaugural chairman. Its mission is to encourage excellence in sailing in Western Australia with an emphasis on emerging talented youth. Over $1,000,000 in grants made to the WA sailing community and WA’s most prestigious awards to recognise outstanding achievements and contributions to sailing is how we honour the legacy of Ron Tough, Syd Corser, and the future of sailing in Western Australia.

2020 Grants to support and promote sailing in Western Australia were awarded at the WA Sailing Awards Presentation Night at the Nedlands Yacht Club. The Ron Tough Yachting Foundation has made grants in excess of $1,000,000 in support of the WA sailing community. 2021 Grants, Scholarships, and Medal recipients will recognized at The Ron Tough Yachting Foundation Awards Night on Thursday April 8th 2021 at South of Perth Yacht Club.

The Ron Tough Yachting Foundation Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals are awarded annually to recognize those West Australians that have made an outstanding contribution to our community and/or have achieved at the pinnacle of outstanding competitive performance. Nominations for WA’s most prestigious yachting awards are invited in January and February and are presented at The Ron Tough Yachting Foundation Awards Night in March/April each year..

Thanks To All The Photographers

RTYF would like to thank all those that have kindly allowed us to use some of these great photos on this website.

Our grateful thanks to Debbie Blaauw of RFBYC, Bernie Kaaks, Rick Steuart, Tom Hodge, Beau Outteridge, Australian Sailing and all others.