Tag Archive for 'Guernsey Sailing Trust'

The 2015 Saffery Rotary Walk raises over £46,000 for Guernsey charities

September 18th, 2015 by Saffery Champness

The 2015 Saffery Rotary Walk raised £46,301 for 11 local community projects, which is £10,000 more than raised from the 2014 walk. The annual around the island walk, which took place in June 2015, saw almost 500 people take part. Mr David Mortimer, the out-going Chair of the Saffery Rotary Walk, presented cheques at a […]

LLoyds TSB Smith Street branch celebrations benefit nine charities

March 7th, 2013 by Lloyds TSB Offshore Ltd

The building was opened on 4 March 1893 and to celebrate the anniversary, Lloyds TSB ran a completion for 12 customers to win £120 to give to the charity of their choice. “The Smith Street branch is one of St Peter Port’s most iconic buildings and we wanted to celebrate its 120 th birthday with […]

2013 Bathtub boat race raises funds for Channel Islands Airsearch, RNLI, and Guernsey Sailing Trust

January 6th, 2013 by Richard Lord

Shortly after 11.30 am on 6 January 2013 by the old lifeboat slipway in St Peter Port harbour, Guernsey the countdown started, the horn blared, orange flares were lit, and the bathtub boat race participants were off the start-line to raise funds for Channel Islands Airsearch, RNLI St Peter Port, and Guernsey Sailing Trust.

Charity bathtub race in St Peter Port harbour on 6 January 2013

January 4th, 2013 by Events

The annual bathtub race in aid of Channel Islands Airsearch, Guernsey Sailing Trust, and the RNLI takes place by the old lifeboat slipway by Boatworks+ and the Model Yacht Pond in St Peter Port harbour beginning at 11.30 am on Sunday 6 January 2013. There are three categories of entry, which cost £10.00 per bathtub […]

Autism Guernsey and Amalgamated Boxing Club receive funds raised by the 2012 Itex Rotary Walk

December 20th, 2012 by ITEX

Two additional charities will benefit from the funds raised by the 2012 Itex Rotary Walk. Six hundred and fifteen people registered for the walk along the entire Guernsey coastline. Three hundred and fifty people completed the round the island course on 9 June 2012. Having raised over £51,000 from the 2012 walk, the Itex Rotary […]

Barclays shortlists 15 Guernsey charities for share of £30,000

October 29th, 2012 by Barclays

Fifteen charities have been shortlisted for this year’s Barclays Champion Charities awards scheme in Guernsey. The winners, who will each be awarded a share of £30,000, will be announced at a presentation evening on Thursday 15 November 2012 at St Pierre Park Hotel, St Peter Port. A large number of applications were received for the […]

Guernsey Sailing Trust receives 2e2 Guernsey Ltd dinghy sponsorship

September 21st, 2012 by 2e2 Guernsey Limited

The Guernsey Sailing Trust are continuing their oppie dinghy sailing thanks to a renewed sponsorship from business IT providers, 2e2, who have been sponsoring the dinghies for the last two years. The sponsorship of six oppie dinghy sails means the Island’s youth are able to progress their sailing skills on either the model yacht pond […]

ITEX committee ask walkers to pay in sponsorship money asap

July 3rd, 2012 by ITEX

Monies have been coming in following another successful Itex-Rotary around the island walk which took place on 9 June 2012. Organisers collected around £20,000 on the day of the walk and since then sponsorship money has been arriving daily and now totals £43,000. Richard Parker – Chairman of the organising committee is delighted with the […]

Guernsey children benefit from dinghy sponsorship

May 24th, 2012 by Nashcopy Channel Islands Ltd

Nashcopy, the office equipment distributor, has sponsored an Optimist dinghy designed to introduce children to sailing. The Guernsey Sailing Trust now has 14 vessels for children to learn to sail because of Nashcopy’s donation. Adam Reed, Principal of the Guernsey Sailing Trust, said the Optimist dinghies were small and safe and so a perfect starting […]

Fourteen Guernsey charities shortlisted for inaugural Barclays Wealth Champion Charities 2011

November 1st, 2011 by Barclays Wealth

Fourteen charities have been shortlisted for the inaugural Barclays Wealth Champion Charities 2011. The winners, who will each be awarded a share of £25,000, will be announced at a presentation evening on Thursday 17 November 2011 at The Venue, St Peter Port. There were 29 applications made to the Barclays Wealth Champion Charities 2011 which […]