The Workboat Association is proud to announce that Clémence Barbey of the Port of London Authority has won the 2022 John Percival Memorial Award.
The Award was announced by Workboat Association Chair, Mark Meade. during a surprise ‘hybrid’ presentation ceremony held at the Port of London Authority‘s Headquarters alongside the River Thames.
This award was set up by the Workboat Association to commemorate John Percival, the founder of the Hoylake Sailing School. The annual award is to recognise the best industry trainee.
Clémence Barbey, the winner of the 2022 John Percival Memorial Award, was trained and then nominated by SeaRegs Training for her commitment and enthusiasm to make sure that she completed her apprenticeship throughout adversity and did so with flying colours.
Clémence, who works as a deckhand on the Port of London Authority’s lower river harbour launch, said: “I want to thank everyone, especially the PLA, for the opportunity I have had to work on the Thames, my dream job.”
Learn more about the John Percival Memorial Award here: https://www.workboatassociation.org/association-revisited-introduction-of-the-john-percival-memorial-award/