The Yachting World is an online magazine which has a highly informative archive of the latest sailing news and thought provoking cruising narratives. The magazine is so famous that it has a digital and iPad edition as well.
Recently, the editor of Yachting World- David Glenn was presented the Desmond Wettern Media Award which is one of the most prestigious media award in United Kingdom and was held in London at the Institute of Directors. The media award was given to David Glenn by Admiral Sir George Michael Zambellas KCB DSC DL who is the First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff.
The Desmond Wettern Media Award is given to media persons, broadcasters, writers and any other similar figures who are engaged in constructive activities that spread awareness regarding latest maritime issues of United Kingdom. This award was initiated to appreciate the commendable work done by Desmond Wettern who was a naval correspondent of the Daily Telegraph. Maritime Foundation organizes this media award ceremony in order to emphasize the dependence on UK’s maritime activities.
The judges of the Desmond Wettern Media Award 2013 said that Mr. Glenn deserved the award because Yachting World magazine is absolutely informative, accessible and visually very attractive. It covers not only the major sailing events that take place in UK but it also provides reliable yacht reviews, tactical tips and other knowledgeable guidance in relation to yachting.
David Glenn said that he is extremely honored and elated that his contribution has been given recognition through such an important media award. Glenn has been associated with the Yachting World magazine from the year 1979. Ever since he joined the magazine, Yachting World has improved considerably and its popularity has also been augmenting significantly. He oversees the following sections of Yachting World: Yachts news, large yacht characteristics and SuperSail section.