By way of an update; Bartley Sailing Club have now signed up 49 (includes 7 K20 youth sailors not shown)which is brilliant so far.
Many thanks to all those club members who have registered for Sundays 21st Bart’s Bash and have generously contributed so far. Amazingly our fund raised (as of 4pm ) is £165.00 and I’m sure we shall get more on the day.... I’m certainly going round with my bucket so be warned!!!
The main purpose for this event is to raise awareness and to break the Guinness book record for the largest sailing race ever!!!
On the back of which we are using this opportunity to gather interest in Bartley Sailing Club and hopefully from our existing members to spread the word of all the great things we are doing to improve sailing and racing conditions for our members to enjoy.
Through Howard Eeles Outdoor Pursuit Centre we have created a unique opportunity to provide high quality outdoor activities to School, Youth Groups, Further Education and adults. These stimulating adventurous outdoor activity experiences are designed to educate and motivate young people and others in a challenging and safe environment which Bartley Sailing Club is ideal to do. (further information via our web site or contact Howard on 0121 476 4301 or 07803357143)
So by supporting this event you are becoming part of the biggest sailing group ever known, whilst also supporting BSC ongoing future development.
2 sleeps to go!!!
You betcha!! We are on the verge of making history in the world of sailing and starting something amazing in Bart's memory. Every individual in this event, be they competitor, volunteer, supporting relative or organiser will come together on Sunday and achieve something truly special, bonding the world of sailing across continents and boat classes like never before.
Every one of you rocks the socks off the sailing world and we want to wish you every success with your event. Have an amazing day, enjoy your family and friends and we hope you get a good wind in your sails....
Win a trip to sail with Ben Ainslie!
Alongside our previously announced competition to fly to San Fran and sail an AC45 with Iain Percy, we are delighted to announce today that Sir Ben has also thrown his hat in the ring with a rather special 'thank you' prize of his own. Are you ready?? It's a bit of a belter....
Every person, and we mean EVERY person, who signs up to fundraise with a JustGiving page through our site and raises the suggested donation amount of £5 or more is going to be entered into the competition to win this prize.
Four of our lucky fundraisers, plus a friend or responsible adult, are going to be invited to visit the Postmouth base of Ben's BAR America's Cup team and go out sailing on an AC45 for the day!! Ben is also donating some additional signed clothing that will be given by the same ballot to some runners up.