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Kay, Kevin And The Draig o’r Mor

Kay, Kevin And The Draig o’r Mor

18 January 2011

Since completing the 2009 Rolex Fastnet Race, Kay Stibbs and her husband Kevin have been through the terrible rollercoaster experience of a cancer diagnosis and the subsequent treatment. Now set…... Read More

Natalie’s Story

Natalie’s Story

05 November 2010

At Sail 4 Cancer we come into contact with so many special, brave and inspiring people, and a lady called Natalie is no exception to this. She first contacted Sail…... Read More

Skin Cancer Campaign Boosted By FatFace

Skin Cancer Campaign Boosted By FatFace

01 November 2010

Given the prevalence of skin cancer within the sailing community, Sail 4 Cancer has re-launched its campaign to encourage sailors to wear hats when out on the water. Sailors are…... Read More

2010 Annual Review

2010 Annual Review

27 October 2010

As 2010 draws to a close we are pleased to announce that this year has been a record breaking year for us. We have obliterated our previous records and this…... Read More

Cowes To Cherbourg In An SB3 Dinghy

Cowes To Cherbourg In An SB3 Dinghy

12 October 2010

Jon Burgess confesses to be a man who likes a challenge!  Having spent 15 years in a rally car - and having built 3 of them himself - he took…... Read More

Definitive Audio Sails 4 Cancer At Monaco Boat Show

Definitive Audio Sails 4 Cancer At Monaco Boat Show

05 October 2010

Sail 4 Cancer recently received a boost from UK based marine hi-fi specialist, Definitive Audio and Advanced New Technologies (ANT) who pledged their support for Sail 4 Cancer at the…... Read More

Remembering Phil Hobbs

Remembering Phil Hobbs

04 October 2010

On August Bank Holiday Monday, Salford Watersports Centre held 'The Quays Festival' to celebrate the life of a much missed friend and colleague, Phil Hobbs, who sadly lost his battle…... Read More

White Stuff Support Sail 4 Cancer

White Stuff Support Sail 4 Cancer

04 October 2010

People shopping in White Stuff last Wednesday (29th September) probably found themselves doing a double take as they realised that the well dressed staff were all sporting rather unusual headgear. …... Read More

Remembering Spencer

Remembering Spencer

11 August 2010

Sail 4 Cancer pride ourselves in recognising that a cancer diagnosis does not just affect the individual who is ill but the whole family unit.  One such example of this…... Read More

George Davis Donates Superyacht To Sail 4 Cancer

George Davis Donates Superyacht To Sail 4 Cancer

04 August 2010

George Davies has long been associated with charitable giving and the team at Sail 4 Cancer was delighted when they were approached by Mr Davies regarding the donation of his…... Read More

Sail 4 Cancer In The USA!

Sail 4 Cancer In The USA!

26 July 2010

Sail 4 Cancer is proud to announce a partnership with Officine Panerai to commemorate the first North American circuit for vintage and classic yachts. New England vintage and classic yacht…... Read More

Nick Moloney Donates Books

Nick Moloney Donates Books

20 May 2010

Long time supporter and Patron of Sail 4 Cancer, Nick Moloney, has very generously donated 200+ copies of his book 'Chasing the Dawn' so that Sail 4 Cancer can use…... Read More

Atlantic Rally For Cruisers (ARC)

Atlantic Rally For Cruisers (ARC)

12 March 2010

Sail 4 Cancer have joined forces with Britannia to offer our supporters the opportunity of a lifetime. We are proudly able to offer our supporters a 10% discount on fees…... Read More

Vodafone Make A ‘World Of Difference’

Vodafone Make A ‘World Of Difference’

20 January 2010

Sail 4 Cancer has been awarded a grant from the 'World of Difference' scheme run by Vodafone which will pay for an additional member of staff for two months. Danielle…... Read More

Sailing Christmas Cards Now Available!

Sailing Christmas Cards Now Available!

05 November 2009

Christmas is now fast approaching!  As always, Sail 4 Cancer has produced a special sailing related Christmas card for avid sailors to send to their loved ones! So, get started…... Read More

‘SPIRIT OF ISIS’ The Results!

‘SPIRIT OF ISIS’ The Results!

05 October 2009

Twenty-one strangers come together to take on one of the Worlds toughest sailing challenges and to raise an amazing amount of money for charity (Sail 4 Cancer).  Below is crew…... Read More

Sutton SC Experience That Sinking Feeling!

Sutton SC Experience That Sinking Feeling!

02 October 2009

Sutton Sailing Club entered this year's Southport 24 Hour Race feeling very confident given their performances in recent years.  So what happened to this year's challenge?!?!?!? Despite strange rumours of…... Read More

Ogston Sailing Club Raise £3,500

Ogston Sailing Club Raise £3,500

02 October 2009

Throughout the year the amazing people at Ogston Sailing Club have made a great effort to raise generous donations in support of Sail 4 Cancer that will help to change…... Read More

Tim And Nicko Complete The Solidaire du Chocolat

Tim And Nicko Complete The Solidaire du Chocolat

29 September 2009

On 18 October 2009, Tim Wright and Nicko Brennan will leave St Nazaire in France to compete in a double-handed non-stop Transatlantic race to Yucatan in Mexico. Entitled "La Solidaire…... Read More

In Memory Of Tommy Reid

In Memory Of Tommy Reid

27 April 2009

Tommy Reid always had a passion for sailing.  A native of Charleston, South Carolina, Tommy grew up near the water and was introduced to boating as a child. Growing up…... Read More

Steffan Sails Around London!

Steffan Sails Around London!

24 April 2009

We've had people sailing around Britain to raise funds on several occasions, but most of us at Sail 4 Cancer didn't even know you could sail around London. However Steffan…... Read More

In Memory Of Mary Pateman (Formerly Mary Knight)

In Memory Of Mary Pateman (Formerly Mary Knight)

22 April 2009

In memory of Mary Pateman, sadly and suddenly passed away in her sleep aged 85 years. A lady with true freedom of spirit and a simplicity that most of us…... Read More

Sunsail Partnership Announced

Sunsail Partnership Announced

10 March 2009

Sunsail and Sail 4 Cancer have announced an exciting new partnership, offering respite opportunities to those living with cancer in the form of heavily subsidised family holidays. Funds for the…... Read More

Smallest Boat Draws Biggest Crowds At London Boat Show

Smallest Boat Draws Biggest Crowds At London Boat Show

27 January 2009

Forget the enormous gin palaces that only oligarchs and billionaires can afford, Tom McNally's pocket sized boat "The Big C" really drew the crowds at the London Boat Show this…... Read More

2008 Annual Review

2008 Annual Review

17 December 2008

A huge and heartfelt thank you from Sail 4 Cancer and all the people you helped us to take 'out on the water' in 2008. With your help and support…... Read More

Official Charity At RS Feva Championships

Official Charity At RS Feva Championships

10 November 2008

The RS Feva Inland Championship and final Fat Face Grand Prix Circuit event took place over the weekend of October 25th & 26th on Draycote Water set high in the…... Read More

Novosail Joins Sail 4 Cancer

Novosail Joins Sail 4 Cancer

10 September 2008

Sail 4 Cancer is delighted to announce a new partnership with the leading sail cleaning company, NovoSail, who have recently opened a purpose built facility in Hedge End, Southampton. The…... Read More

Official Charity At Strangford Lough Race Week

Official Charity At Strangford Lough Race Week

18 August 2008

Strangford Lough Race Week were delighted to announce Sail 4 Cancer as the official charity for the 2009 event at Killyleagh Yacht Club's annual regatta on Saturday July 26th. The…... Read More

Sun Microsystems Continues Its Support

Sun Microsystems Continues Its Support

24 July 2008

Now in its tenth year, Sun Sail is an annual sailing event co-hosted by Sun Microsystems and its partners. Offering a day of exciting racing and an evening of fun…... Read More

Sail 4 Cancer With The UK Wayfarer Association

Sail 4 Cancer With The UK Wayfarer Association

16 July 2008

The 50th Anniversary of this famous dinghy is being celebrated at Parkstone Yacht club from August 19th to 30th. Wayfarer owners from across Europe are expected to take part in…... Read More

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