This year's prizes are:

National Historic Ships UK's Photographer 2021

Overall Prize:
£500 of vouchers of the winner's choice, courtesy of Axis 12 + Classic Smock, courtesy of Yarmouth Oilskins.

Highly Commended
Classic Smock, courtesy of Yarmouth Oilskins + Shooting H2O book by Mark Chisnell, courtesy of Adlard Coles.


Classic Boat Award: An award made by Classic Boat magazine for their favourite image from all entries.

Overall Prize
Specially commissioned trophy + 2 year subscription to Classic Boat.

Highly Commended:
Shooting H2O book by Mark Chisnell, courtesy of Adlard Coles.


People’s Choice Award: Four monthly winners will be chosen via public vote and then entered into a final vote in September to decide the overall Winner.

Overall Prize: a GoPro action camera worth £300, courtesy of IBTC Lowestoft.

The four finalists will receive a copy of the book Sailing to the Edge of Time by John Kretschmer, courtesy of Adlard Coles.


Newcomer of the Year: A trip on a historic vessel & lunch for two.


Twelve photos will also be featured in our annual Calendar, one for each calendar month, and will receive a Highly Commended certificate at our Virtual Awards Ceremony in November 2021.


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