To commemorate Sir Frederick and Lady Coates who did so much for the Trust from its
inauguration in 1972. It is given to an individual who has given outstanding personal service
to the Trust. The award is a silver rose bowl which is presented at the AGM by Sir David
To commemorate the significant contribution that Alisdair Ferguson made not only to the
Trust but even more specifically to the maritime related well-being of the whole Poole area.
It is given to individuals who as leaders of their organisation made an outstanding
contribution to the community as far as possible in parallel with that made by Alisdair
himself. The award is an inscribed glass vase which is presented at the Trust Autumn Supper
by the President.
Turland Memorial Award
To commemorate the considerable contribution made to the Trust by Frank and Mary
Turland who were joint Secretarys from inauguration. Frank was head of Graphic Design at
Bournemouth and Poole College and Mary was the Head Administrator. During their time at
the College, they made a considerable contribution to the arts scene in the conurbation. It is
awarded to a local student from Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) who has shown the greatest
promise in the preceding year. The award is a cheque for £300 which is presented at the
graduation ceremonies in July.