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James Cole Becomes A Patron of Sail 4 Cancer

James Cole Becomes A Patron of Sail 4 Cancer

22 January 2024

James Cole, the Founder and CEO of luxury cruise specialist Panache Cruises has been appointed Patron of the marine charity Sail 4 Cancer. Founded in 2001, Sail 4 Cancer provides…... Read More

Isle Of Wight Holiday Home Secured

Isle Of Wight Holiday Home Secured

29 March 2023

Sail 4 Cancer and the wider ‘4 Cancer Group’ is proud to announce that it has agreed terms to purchase the charity’s first holiday property.  The property will provide respite…... Read More

In Memory Of Admiral Of The Fleet The Lord Boyce

In Memory Of Admiral Of The Fleet The Lord Boyce

22 November 2022

t is with great sadness that we announce the death of Michael Boyce, The Admiral of the Fleet the Lord Boyce, KG, GCB, OBE, KStJ, DL. Mike was the charity’s…... Read More

Swift 18 Trailer Sailer For Sale

Swift 18 Trailer Sailer For Sale

01 July 2022

Sail 4 Cancer has owned 'Little Rascal', a Swift 18 trailer sailer for about a year. She was donated to the charity by an incredibly kind and generous man called…... Read More

Freedom 25 Yacht For Sale

Freedom 25 Yacht For Sale

28 April 2022

Sail 4 Cancer has owned 'Dash' since 2015 after she was donated to the charity by an incredibly kind and generous man called David. For over five years Dash took…... Read More

Support The Wightlink Beach Clean

Support The Wightlink Beach Clean

10 April 2022

Wightlink, one of Sail 4 Cancer's longest standing supporters, is organising a Beach Clean in Ryde on Isle of Wight. The event is taking place on Saturday 14 May as…... Read More

COVID-19 Update: Respite & Events

COVID-19 Update: Respite & Events

14 July 2020

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the charity’s office in Southwick (West Sussex), will now be closed until 30 July 2020.  We will review this situation again on 1 August in…... Read More

Rolex Fastnet 2021

Rolex Fastnet 2021

18 May 2020

Frequently referred to as the 'Everest' of the sailing world, the Rolex Fastnet race is one of the toughest offshore yachting races in the world. The race is organised every…... Read More

Tea By The Sea

Tea By The Sea

17 May 2020

'Tea By The Sea' is a national fundraising event that was first launched by Sail 4 Cancer in 2010.  Are you a member of a sailing club or work for…... Read More

Sail 4 Cancer With Riviera Travel

Sail 4 Cancer With Riviera Travel

01 August 2019

Sail 4 Cancer is pleased to announce a new partnership with leading luxury river cruise company Riviera Travel. Book your river cruise or any other holiday with Riviera Travel through…... Read More

James Hardiman’s Second AZAB

James Hardiman’s Second AZAB

01 April 2019

On the 1st of June 2019, long time support of the charity James Hardiman will embark on a journey of a 2,000+ miles from Falmouth to the Azores and back,…... Read More

Sailing Days On Lake Windermere!

Sailing Days On Lake Windermere!

01 March 2019

We are delighted to announce another batch of sailing day dates on Lake Windermere for cancer patients and their families. These sailing days are onboard our yacht 'Dash' which is…... Read More

The Liferaft Challenge Continues!

The Liferaft Challenge Continues!

04 February 2019

Could you spend 24 hours in a liferaft? Sail 4 Cancer supporters around the UK will be spending 24 hours in a liferaft on different dates during 2019 to raise…... Read More

Sail 4 Cancer Supports ‘The Maiden Factor’

Sail 4 Cancer Supports ‘The Maiden Factor’

07 November 2018

Sail 4 Cancer Supports 'The Maiden Factor' Sail 4 Cancer is pleased to be able to support Tracy Edwards MBE’s 'The Maiden Factor' with the donation of a 242 square…... Read More

Aldridge Sailing Club Will Go For 24 Hours!

Aldridge Sailing Club Will Go For 24 Hours!

23 August 2018

After seeing what an amazing job Sail 4 Cancer is doing, Aldridge Sailing Club have decided to support the charity by entering the West Lancs. 24 hour dinghy race! Having…... Read More

Campaign Launched To Purchase Respite Lodge

Campaign Launched To Purchase Respite Lodge

20 August 2018

The 4 Cancer Group is delighted to announce a new fundraising campaign for the purchase of a respite holiday facility for UK based families living with cancer. Each year we…... Read More

EastEnders Actor Supports Sail 4 Cancer

EastEnders Actor Supports Sail 4 Cancer

01 July 2018

Sail 4 Cancer has launched an exciting range of barrel sailing bags made from recycled sail cloth. This new fundraising programme is called 'Sail 4 Sale'. The first bag was…... Read More

Thank You Superyacht Charities!

Thank You Superyacht Charities!

14 June 2018

The Superyacht Ball hosted by the Superyacht Charities was created by longstanding Sail 4 Cancer supporters Derek Munro, Ken Hickling, Vanessa Hodgson, David Goldie and Kerry Pettitt to support our…... Read More

‘Tea By The Sea’ Continues At Notts County Sailing Club

‘Tea By The Sea’ Continues At Notts County Sailing Club

17 May 2018

The Nottinghamshire County Sailing Club had a cake sale at their annual Push the Boat Out open day and raised the fantastic amount of £510 for Sail 4 Cancer. As…... Read More

NEW Sail Cloth Bags!

NEW Sail Cloth Bags!

16 March 2018

New Sail Cloth Luggage Project Launches Sail 4 Cancer has launched an exciting range of barrel sailing bags / holdalls made from recycled sail cloth.  The announcement comes after a…... Read More

‘4 Cancer Group’ Research Update

‘4 Cancer Group’ Research Update

07 March 2018

'4 Cancer Group' Research Update Research Update - March 2018 On 5th October 2017 Oliver Thurlow joined the '4 Cancer Group' as its chief researcher. Oliver's primary focus is to…... Read More

Wight Sails & Wightlink Support Sail 4 Cancer

Wight Sails & Wightlink Support Sail 4 Cancer

27 February 2018

Wight Sails & Wightlink Support Sail 4 Cancer Sail 4 Cancer has received a welcome boost by Isle of Wight based sail cloth company Wight Sails and the ferry company…... Read More

Horizon Watersports Proudly Support Sail 4 Cancer!

Horizon Watersports Proudly Support Sail 4 Cancer!

01 January 2018

Horizon Watersports proudly support Sail 4 Cancer! Horizon Watersports, based in Nidri, Greece, continue to raise funds for Sail 4 Cancer through fun events and challenges for their team and…... Read More

Sail 4 Cancer With Spartan Ocean Racing

Sail 4 Cancer With Spartan Ocean Racing

15 September 2017

Video URL https://youtu.be/IYh3ypA8U3A We are delighted to announce a new partnership with Spartan Ocean Sailing that will see both people recovering from cancer and our supporters taking part in some…... Read More

Sail With BlueBox This Summer!

Sail With BlueBox This Summer!

05 September 2017

Sail 4 Cancer is pleased to announce that it will be providing more sailing days for cancer sufferers in partnership with its long time supporter Blue Box Experiences. People will…... Read More

Yacht For Sale In Aid Of Sail 4 Cancer

Yacht For Sale In Aid Of Sail 4 Cancer

24 July 2017

In an act of immense generosity, the owner of a round-the-world cruising yacht is selling his yacht to raise funds for Sail 4 Cancer under the charity's 'Yacht Donation' programme.…... Read More

Tributes Paid To Tom McNally

Tributes Paid To Tom McNally

15 June 2017

Over many years, Liverpudlian Tom McNally attempted to set the world record for crossing the Atlantic Ocean in a small boat. Tom finally achieved this in 1993 when he sailed…... Read More

The Sunsail ‘A-TEAM’ Runs The Southampton Half

The Sunsail ‘A-TEAM’ Runs The Southampton Half

13 February 2017

Long-time Sail 4 Cancer partner Sunsail has become the official sailing partner of the ABP Southampton Half Marathon and will be entering a team of intrepid runners, AKA The ‘A…... Read More

Sail 4 Cancer in the Rolex Fastnet

Sail 4 Cancer in the Rolex Fastnet

01 February 2017

Sail 4 Cancer is asking crews taking on the Fastnet this year to use their participation in the challenge to support families affected by cancer. By raising funds for the…... Read More

University Liferaft Challenge!

University Liferaft Challenge!

27 January 2017

Twenty four students from the Warsash Maritime Academy and Southampton Solent University, are preparing to brave the elements and experience what every seafarer hopes they never have to do for…... Read More

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