Queen Galadriel crew take a group trip in the tender

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Little Britain Challenge Cup

The 2014 Little Britain Challenge Cup took place in Cowes from the 4th to the 7th of September. This sailing regatta which is run as a charitable event is organised specifically for those connected with the construction industry.

Duet wins the Falmouth to Greenwich Tall Ships Regatta

Falmouth to Greenwich Tall Ship’s Regatta

Both Queen Galadriel and Duet participated in the Sail Training International Falmouth to Greenwich Tall Ships’ Regatta. The initial challenge was getting to Falmouth which involved both vessels in battling heavy sea and adverse wind conditions but the young people on board overcame adversity and arrived in Falmouth in time to enjoy the festivities in port.

East Coast Piers race presentation of donation cheque

East Coast Piers Race

The East Coast Piers Race is a major fund raising event organised by the Marconi Sailing Club. The race is based on the River Blackwater in Essex and goes all the way up the East Coast to Walton. The two course event, open to catamarans and fast dinghies, consists of a 29 mile round trip to Colne Point and back and then the full ECPR which is 50 miles to Walton Pier and back.

Fashion show raises funds for Cirdan Sailing Trust

The Fashion Show – Monday 9 June 2014

Cirdan supporters Sally and Rupert Faure-Walker boosted the Trust’s funds by over £4,000 by hosting a fashion show at their home making use of a marquee erected for their daughter’s wedding. Guests were invited to enjoy the sunshine, strolling in the well-kept gardens before being served a splendid lunch prepared by a small committee of supporters who worked tirelessly to ensure the guests were well looked after.