Weʼre raising £750 to Solo Circumnavigation around Ireland by Kayak, to raise awareness and funds for The Whale Company.
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solo circumnavigation of Ireland by Kayak
The 1000 mile expedition will cover complex coastline and exposure to the Atlantic Ocean, which creates challenging conditions; adding to the difficulty of the challenge. The motivation for doing this comes from the sea and the waterways (it shouldn't do), the amount of plastic cluttering our oceans is damaging ecosystems and wildlife. For example a whale which died in early June this year because it had digested 85 plastic bags...and 3000 marine mammals die from plastic related issues each year, in Thailand alone. This is why I am raising funds for The Whale Company. It is a small but hardworking organisation which is fighting the issue through education and Clear ups.
The Whale Company is (registering as) a charity – our mission is to work with schools and communities to promote connection to nature through sports, the arts and craft; driving positive change in attitude and behavior and encouraging the emergence of innovative solutions for a more sustainable world.
Any money raised will go directly to the The Whale Company, which is in the process as registering as a charity, hence the crowd funding page, rather than a charity page. they are hardworking and don't waste any money.
The challenge of paddling a thousand (+) miles is not only going to be physically hard for me, but others have helped and are helping me get to Ireland to start the epic journey:
REED - have supplied my clothing equipment, which me make me as warm and comfortable as can be:
THE LONDON KAYAK COMPANY
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Jul 6, 2018
Whatever you do, we are proud of you. Love Jean and Rosie xx
Jul 1, 2018
Great challenge, well done on creating awareness and Good Luck! The Jewell Family.
Jun 28, 2018
Go on Pilchard, you'll smash it fella.
Jun 20, 2018
Go on pilch!! Xx
Jun 13, 2018
Get your hair cut!
Jun 13, 2018
Good Luck Richard!Daniel
Jun 13, 2018
Jealous I can't go with you Pilch, but you know we are backing you the whole way!! Good luck and a great cause!
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