Supporting the success of the WA Sailing Community
with innovation
in challenging times

Dedicated to encouraging participation and assisting excellent
performance of the WA Sailing community, with an emphasis on youth

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Thank you to our great WA sailing community for helping us celebrate 40 Years of Supporting Sailing in Western Australia at our Awards night on 12 March 2020.

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Nominations will open again in January 2021

Ron Tough Yachting Foundation Pre-Nationals Coaching Clinics

Applications now invited for 2020-21 funding
Click below to see how your association can register for funding for the 2020/21 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. Congratulations to all the worthy 2020 Grants, Scholarships, and Medal recipients recognized at The Ron Tough Yachting Foundation Awards Night on Thursday 12th March 2020 at Nedlands 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 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.

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