Sail 4 Cancer - The Sailing Charity

Sail 4 Cancer was set up in 2001 by a group of keen sailors who had all lost a close friend or relative to cancer.

Sail 4 Cancer is primarily a provider of water based respite days and holidays for families affected by cancer. The charity also makes grants to cancer care centres and supports research into the positive effects of exercise (e.g. sailing) and how it can help prevent cancer and aid recovery post diagnosis.

From the moment you are diagnosed with cancer your life is taken over by hospital visits, treatments, tests, uncertainty, and often, financial worries. For a day or a week, Sail 4 Cancer takes cancer patients and their families away from the disease and the nightmare that they are living through and offers them the chance to rebuild relationships, create positive memories and have some quality fun time together.

28th Mar 2017

Bike vs Boat 2017

It's back and it's bigger than ever! This year a group of cyclists will compete against two boats. Who will win this unusual race from London to Brighton?

21st Feb 2017

Take on the Fastnet in support of Sail 4 Cancer

Are you doing the Fastnet this year? If so why not support Sail 4 Cancer and get some fantastic sailing clothing as a thank you?

Linda at the helm21st Jun 2017

Linda Briant takes on the Fastnet

Linda is to take on the Rolex Fastnet 2017

12th Jun 2017

Tanya Sullivan takes on Cancer and the Fastnet Challenge

Tanya makes a brave bid to participate in the Rolex Fastnet 2017 despite her diagnosis.

15th Jun 2017

Cameron Corsby looks forward to a great challenge

Cameron is to take on the Rolex Fastnet 2017

14th Jun 2017

Amanda Jones takes on the Everest of sailing

Amanda is set to take up the challenge of the Rolex Fastnet 2017

12th Jun 2017

Bob Mechem & The Fastnet Challenge

Bob is to take on the most demanding race - whilst raising funds.

Copyright: Jean-Marie Liot / NCR 20167th Jun 2017

Antoine’s hoping for a Top 3 in the Fastnet!

Antoine Magre is to take on the Rolex Fastnet 2017

1st Jun 2017

Ian McPherson looks forward to a great challenge

Ian is to take on the Rolex Fastnet 2017

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