SC, an RYA Champion Club and RYA approved training centre has donated £13,000
to local sailing charity, the Cirdan Trust, following a successful East Coast
Piers Race in July 2016. The charity,
based in Bradwell-on-Sea, has long been a beneficiary of Marconi’s fundraising
efforts and money raised from the club hosting the race.
2016, 65 entrants took part in the race, which starts from the club’s base in
Steeple and sees competitors race out of the Blackwater Estuary up to Walton On
Leoni Back from The Cirdan Trust was on hand to
receive the cheque from Marconi’s Commodore Michaela Glynn which the charity
has promised to put towards essential repairs to their fleet that will enable
their boats to carry on providing life changing sailing experiences for young
Marconi are hoping for another record year of
entrants and fundraising as they celebrate the 30th East Coast Piers
Race due to take place on 2nd July.
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