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£12,105
raised of £14,000 target by 133 supporters

    Weʼve raised £12,105 to Raise £1000/boat to help us sail in Australia for the Cadet World Championships 2022 and take GBR cadet sailing to victory.

    Funded on Wednesday, 21st September 2022

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    Hello, we are a group of junior cadet sailors who have been selected to represent our country at a World Championships and running alongside, a promotional sailing regatta in Melbourne, Australia in December 2022. We are trying to raise money to help fund this once in a life-time opportunity that we have been given to represent Team GBR.

    ABOUT US: We range from ages 8 to 16 and we all share the same passion and drive for the sport we love, having fun and competing at a high level. Not only this but sharing team spirit and supporting one another till the last finish! Team GB is one of the best sailing nations in the world, and our ambition is to keep this fact the same for years to come.

    WHAT IS A CADET? A Cadet is a 3.2m sailing dinghy, sailed by two people, built specifically for a pathway into Olympic double handers, opening opportunities for the future . The boat is helmed by an older person with a younger person crewing for them. This means the older helm can help nurture the crew into another confident and determined sailor for GB. Many of us helms started out as small crews when we were around 7 years old, and over the years this is what we have been building up to compete for, after a long campaign.

    WHERE WILL YOUR MONEY GO? Your donations will help us to fund a team container that will hopefully take 12 boats and get them shipped to Australia during late summer, this in itself brings many challenges and difficulties that are not easy to overcome. If we raise enough money it will also help us to get a coach in Australia who knows the water and the area where we are sailing.

    OUR GOAL: As a team, we want to raise enough funds collectively to make this opportunity the best possible and help team GBR to victory against the rest of the cadet classes around the World. We really appreciate any support that you can give and look forward to being able to update you on our exciting journey. Please feel free to follow us on social media to keep up to date with our adventures:

    Instagram - @gbrcadets

    Twitter - @GBRcadets

    Facebook - @GBRcadets

    WHO IS COMPETING AT THE CHAMPIONSHIPS?

    9994 Will and Annabel

    9877 Mish and Rhona

    10012 Ed and Alex

    10001 Toby and Kemmel

    10002 Tom and Ava

    10032 Amelia and Hettie

    10076 Amelie and Maddy

    9964 Sophia and Immy

    9977 Sarah and Holly

    9876 Robert and Dylan

    9984 Gwen and Josh

    10003 Oscar and Dylan

    9378 Tom and Tom

    Photos: Tim Hampton Photography

    Thank you so much for reading all about us, any help would be very much appreciated.

    GBR Cadets

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      133

      • Marion

        Marion

        Sep 21, 2022

        WSC Auction lot 8 - Tutoring

        £105.00

      • Harry Pynn

        Harry Pynn

        Sep 21, 2022

        £55.00

      • William Sudell

        William Sudell

        Sep 20, 2022

        Nourish Picnic Auction Item.Supporting the Cadets by eating!

        £55.00

      • William Sudell

        William Sudell

        Sep 20, 2022

        Lot 28 in Auction - thanks Dan for providing itGood Luck Cadets

        £140.00

      • geoffrey mayhew

        geoffrey mayhew

        Sep 20, 2022

        Got caught out by Auctioneer !

        £215.00

      • Arky

        Arky

        Sep 20, 2022

        Australia here we (I mean you ) come

        £130.00

      • Richard Taylor

        Richard Taylor

        Sep 20, 2022

        Well done to all and looking forward to teaching Daisy how to sail.

        £400.00

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