2018 Commander Bernard Thompson, R.N Ships of the First World War  
2017 Brian Thomson MBE Lifeboats  
2016 Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Merseyside..Dame Lorna EF Muirhead DBE Ships of the Mersey  
2015 Glynn Guest Glynn Guest Models  
2014 DR.N.M.Jedynakiewicz  D.L. Naval Vessels & Submersibles  
2013 Commodore Dickie Baum Pleasure Craft  
2012 Jimmy Wood Tugs  
2011 Paul Freshney Cargo Vessels  
2010 Peter Elson Fishing Vessels  
2009 Dave Wooley Naval Vessels  
2008 Andy Ball Cruising  
2007 Stuart D Wood Mersey Ships and Shipping  
2006 Tony Hirst ( Chairman of the Daniel Adamson Preservation Society )
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2005 Commodore J E V Madgewick OBE., RN., The Ships through the ages to include rig & sail  
2004 Andy McCue The Scottish Connection  
2003 Captain Ian Metcalf Offshore Support Vessels & towage  
2002 Captain R A Woodhall RD*.RNR Retd. HCMM., FJMU Passenger Ferries  
2001 Geoff Ormerod:  Retired Cox of the Hoylake Lifeboat Rescue & Lifesaving  
Previous Guests of Honour at the Convention