Weʼve raised £485 to take part in trip to mark end of WW1, sailing from London to Edinburgh, as part of a crew made up of cadets and injured military personnel.
- London, United Kingdom
- Funded on Friday, 31st August 2018
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Daniel has been selected to be part of a crew sailing around Britain to commemorate the end of WW1.
In 2018 as part of the remembrance activities to mark the close of the First World War, 48 injured soldiers and 96 cadets will embark on a voyage of remembrance, adventure and personal development as part of the Lord Dannatt’s Round Britain Challenge.
The team will work together to sail around Great Britain on board a specially adapted tall ship, changing crew every 10 days in each capital city (London, Edinburgh, Belfast and Cardiff), In each change over port there will be a celebration of remembrance, inclusivity and diversity
Each 10-day voyage will see 12 injured service personnel and 24 cadets and instructors aged 16-25 working as a team to sail the ship to the next capital city, climbing the mast, helm the ship, setting the sails and much more.
In each capital city thousands of cadets, instructors and local supporters will have the opportunity to visit the ship and participate in the festival. Cadet bands, field gun teams, cook stewards and drill teams will all be asked to participate in the festival and memorial.
A quarter of a wooden shield will be presented to the crew in each capital city, at the end of the challenge the final piece of the shield will be presented in London where the cadets will march the shield to the Tower of London, the shield will be a WW1 Memorial.
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Dec 13, 2017
Good luck Daniel
Oct 31, 2017
Excellent news, and an opportunity of a life time! Well done and good luck!
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Oct 23, 2017
Mr Burgess congratulations on being selected for this hopefully it will leave you with a fantastic memory.
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Daniel will be taking part in a fun run on Boxing day and a tandem skydive in May 2018 to raise funds for this fantastic opportunity.