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Closed 17/08/2019

raised of £15,000 target by 22 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,056 to Fund the purchase of the land that Loch Venachar Sailing club stands on

    Loch Venachar, nr Callander, Scotland
    Funded on Saturday, 17th August 2019

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    Loch Venachar Sailing Club has been in existence since 1969. We are based on the south side of Loch Venachar, just outside Callander, on the edge of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National park. We are very proud to celebrate our 50th anniversary this year. As part of this we have decided to purchase the land that we have occupied since our inception. In purchasing the and we hope to ensure that we can continue to offer a range of water sports, mostly sailing, to our members,friends other organisations both locally and further afield.

    Over the years we have developed a range of sailors who have went on to represent the club, Scotland and the UK, both nationally and internationally, across a wide range of groups and in a range of boat classes. We pride ourselves in the fact that we offer a range of training opportunities, to both children and adults, in a formal setting as a RYA affiliated training centre whilst also encouraging development and engagement through a wide range of informal training activities carried out by volunteers.

    With our recent shift to a charity we hope to continue to provide a vital resource to our local community including local scout and school groups. Through the Sailability section we support access to water sports to a range of members who have a range of disabilities as well as working with other local groups ensuring that sailing and other water related activities are accessible to all.

    As we develop even more links with our community we have recently forged a relationship with Itsgood2give charity offering access to water activities to vistors to the Ripple Retreat , a place for families of young cancer patients in Scotland, to unwind during the most challenging of times.

    We think we do a good job but we think we could do an even better job if we could develop the club even more. In buying the land we hope that we can develop further our ability to give access to sailing and other water sports for all the members of our local community and further afield.



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    • Chris Noble

      Chris Noble

      Jun 22, 2019

      My dad is doing a 12 hour sailing challenge for charity. It’s going towards a great cause so if you have any spare cash it would be great if you could help!!!

    • Ann Ritchie

      Ann Ritchie

      Jun 21, 2019

      Good luck John and Paul


    • moira mcpartlin

      moira mcpartlin

      Jun 21, 2019

      Good luck John Mcpartlin!


    • Dik Toulson

      Dik Toulson

      Jun 21, 2019

      Big shout out to John McP.


    • Eugen Kus

      Eugen Kus

      Jun 20, 2019

      Good Luck - and remember the headtorch .


    • Valerie Mangin

      Valerie Mangin

      Jun 20, 2019

      Good luck, we hope you meet your target


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      Jun 19, 2019


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    Loch Venachar Sailing Club

    Loch Venachar Sailing Club

    Loch Venachar, nr Callander, Scotland

    A wee club with big aspirations

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