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Sail 4 Cancer Wins Haven Academy Award

Sail 4 Cancer Wins Haven Academy Award

11 April 2014

The 2014 Haven Academy Awards vote has now officially closed. Sail 4 Cancer was one of three boating projects on the shortlist to win - the winner being selected by…... Read More

The Poker Playing Sea Dogs

The Poker Playing Sea Dogs

04 April 2014

On 10 May, six intrepid card players are going to commence probably the soggiest game of poker ever played, as they are cast adrift in a liferaft for 24 hours.…... Read More

Newbury Estate Agents Support Local Families

Newbury Estate Agents Support Local Families

11 February 2014

When Newbury Estate Agent 'Jones Robinson' hosted a summer ball last August they also raised funds for Sail 4 Cancer totalling an amazing £3,192.  These funds will be used to…... Read More

A Close Shave At The Royal Welsh Yacht Club!

A Close Shave At The Royal Welsh Yacht Club!

10 February 2014

The wonderful Royal Welsh Yacht Club are raising funds for Sail 4 Cancer again!  Four club members are sporting unaccustomed facial hair to raise funds for Sail 4 Cancer and…... Read More

Hudson Wight to Sail 4 Cancer

Hudson Wight to Sail 4 Cancer

05 February 2014

Recently launched performance sailwear company Hudson Wight is supporting Sail 4 Cancer at a range of UK regattas this year.  Participants at a number of events where Sail 4 Cancer…... Read More

Sell Your Old Kit And Help Sail 4 Cancer!

Sell Your Old Kit And Help Sail 4 Cancer!

03 February 2014

Sell your old ski and snowboard kit and help Sail 4 Cancer! Have you got any old ski boots or clothing knocking about at home which you haven't worn in…... Read More

2013 Annual Review

2013 Annual Review

22 December 2013

In 2013, thanks to all our wonderful supporters, 340 people living with cancer enjoyed a respite opportunity with Sail 4 Cancer on a total of 1,421 respite days. Below is…... Read More

Yacht Donated To Raise Funds

Yacht Donated To Raise Funds

08 October 2013

ETAP 26 to be sold in aid of Sail 4 Cancer In an act of immense kindness, the owner of an ETAP 26 is selling his yacht for the benefit…... Read More

Team Superyacht 60/40

Team Superyacht 60/40

05 August 2013

An intrepid group of individuals, who all work in or are linked in some way to the Superyacht Industry have joined together as the "Superyacht 60/40 Team" to raise funds…... Read More

Tea Party in Whitchurch

Tea Party in Whitchurch

01 August 2013

There will be a Tea Party on Tuesday 13th August 2013 at 35 Dodington, SY13 1EN from 11am to 2pm in aid of Sail 4 Cancer and the Stonham Whitchurch…... Read More

Riverboat Trips A Resounding Success!

Riverboat Trips A Resounding Success!

11 June 2013

Sail 4 Cancer has organised weekend sailing trips for youngsters for eight years now, and the inspiring, confidence boosting formula of these weekends is well proven.  However, we wanted to…... Read More

Tropic 4 Cancer

Tropic 4 Cancer

30 May 2013

Sail 4 Cancer supporter Richard Mayon-White will attempt a solo crossing by boat along the Tropic of Cancer across the Atlantic Ocean between October and December 2013. Given Richard's long…... Read More

Tim Cork Sails ‘Round The Island’ In Memory Of His Dad

Tim Cork Sails ‘Round The Island’ In Memory Of His Dad

03 May 2013

On the 1st of June 2013, long time Sail 4 Cancer supporter Tim Cork will sail around the Isle of Wight in this year's Round the Island Race. Tim will…... Read More

SURNU’s Liferaft Challenge

SURNU’s Liferaft Challenge

23 January 2013

A group from SURNU (Southampton University Royal Navy Unit) are to spend 24 hours in a liferaft to raise much needed funds for Sail 4 Cancer.  They will start their…... Read More

Sunsail To The Rescue!

Sunsail To The Rescue!

29 October 2012

Sunsail is proud to be taking part in the '24 Hours in a Liferaft Challenge' for Sail 4 Cancer, to raise awareness of the 1,000 people who are diagnosed with…... Read More

Over 2000 Miles In A Bathtub?

Over 2000 Miles In A Bathtub?

29 October 2012

In roughly three weeks time Ed Nicholls and friends, Becky, Sam & Gibbo, will be sailing from Vassiliki, Greece, to the UK on a small 28ft yacht. Read about this…... Read More

Marine Industry Ladies In A Liferaft

Marine Industry Ladies In A Liferaft

26 October 2012

Eight ladies from the marine industry are going to spend 24 hours in an eight person liferaft in total survival mode to raise funds for Sail 4 Cancer. Team Members…... Read More

Blokes Adrift In A Liferaft For 24 Hours!

Blokes Adrift In A Liferaft For 24 Hours!

26 October 2012

Four blokes, all ardent Sail 4 Cancer supporters (well... three of them are Sail 4 Cancer trustees and the other is a Doctor), will be spending 24 hours in an…... Read More

Boatshed Partnership Announced

Boatshed Partnership Announced

13 September 2012

Sail 4 Cancer has launched a 'boat donation' model following the huge success of the concept in the United States. Launched in partnership with leading boat brokerage Boatshed, this new…... Read More

Buy Southampton Boat Show Tickets And Help Sail 4 Cancer!

Buy Southampton Boat Show Tickets And Help Sail 4 Cancer!

06 September 2012

Buy discounted PSP Southampton Boat Show tickets from Sail 4 Cancer and help people living with cancer. 10% of the ticket price will be donated to Sail 4 Cancer! Preview…... Read More

Margate Yacht Club Supporting Sail 4 Cancer

Margate Yacht Club Supporting Sail 4 Cancer

27 June 2012

Family friendly Margate Yacht Club are pleased to be supporting Sail 4 Cancer for 2012. Fundraising events include sailing taster sessions held throughout the year and a Tea by the…... Read More

Anyone Looking For A Sailing Challenge?

Anyone Looking For A Sailing Challenge?

21 June 2012

Jon Burgess and the crew of his SB3 dinghy had planned to sail from Cowes on the Isle of Wight to Cherbourg in France on 18th June 2011 to raise…... Read More

Sail 4 Cancer Fundraiser In Rescue Drama!

Sail 4 Cancer Fundraiser In Rescue Drama!

04 April 2012

Ian Geraghty and Juan Coetzer are raising funds for Sail 4 Cancer whilst competing in all stages of the Clipper Round the World Race 2011/12 and was one of the…... Read More

Cowes Superyacht Cup Official Charity

Cowes Superyacht Cup Official Charity

01 March 2012

Sail 4 Cancer is delighted to announce that it has been selected as Official Charity for the Superyacht Cup regatta at Cowes from 22-25 July this year. Organised in association…... Read More

Ondeck Sail 4 Cancer In Round The Island Race

Ondeck Sail 4 Cancer In Round The Island Race

23 February 2012

Long time supporter and respite sailing day partner Ondeck Sailing are to support Sail 4 Cancer whilst participating in the prestigious 'Round the Island Race' on 30 June 2012. J.P.…... Read More

John Bloodworth Fund Is Launched

John Bloodworth Fund Is Launched

24 October 2011

The John Bloodworth Fund has been launched to help send more cancer patients and their families on respite breaks.  At the first fundraising event held at the Reebok Football Stadium…... Read More

Sail The English Channel In A Dinghy!

Sail The English Channel In A Dinghy!

26 May 2011

Following her father's diagnosis of bile duct and pancreatic cancer, Charlotte Steel felt inspired to take on a significant challenge whilst raising funds for Sail 4 Cancer to help others…... Read More

Ian Sails Around The World 4 Cancer!

Ian Sails Around The World 4 Cancer!

23 May 2011

On 31 July 2011 Ian Geraghty commenced achieving the ambition of a lifetime - he will race around the world in a sailing boat. Iam will be taking part in…... Read More

The Clipper City Challenge!

The Clipper City Challenge!

19 May 2011

Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th May saw some of the City's top financial names battling it out on the water in the Clipper City Challenge.  Six top companies took control…... Read More

James Hardiman Takes On The AZAB

James Hardiman Takes On The AZAB

14 April 2011

Long time supporter of Sail 4 Cancer and Ski 4 Cancer, James Hardiman, is taking part in this year's AZAB Race to raise funds for Sail 4 Cancer.  This single…... Read More

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