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£1,785
raised of £5,000 target by 44 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,785 to help fund Boat Building Experience, my latest Community Project - Let's build a boat together! For ages 12 to 99

    Faversham, UK
    Funded on Friday, 7th June 2019

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    Building a wooden boat, getting into it and on to the water is magical! It can be a life changing experience. Continuing from our success with Boat Camp for children and several boat building schemes with adults, Boat Building Experience is the new, exciting adventure where pairs of adults or children work with me to create a Joansa,

    a beautiful John Welsford design rowing boat.

    I don't want to charge anyone to participate. In that way anyone can come along and everything necessary will be provided. People can make a donation if they'd like to. For some it will be a therapy, others will want to learn boat building skills, many will grow in confidence and everyone will have fun as Joansa takes shape and finally floats gracefully on the water.

    Not charging a fee means that I need to fundraise to cover my costs and to start the next course. Your help will mean that many people will be helped. Thank you!

    Alan Thorne, Boat Builder

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      Alan Thorne

      1 year ago

      The JustGiving page for Boat Building Experience is closing on Thursday or Friday this week. I'd like to thank everyone who contributed to make this such a success! A massive £1745 was raised by 42 supporters towards the target of £5000. Several folks have asked if they can take part in the next one. Well, watch this space! Please feel free to contact me. Cheers, Alan Thorne +44 (0)7865091155

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      1 year ago

      A special vessel was launched in the Creek basin this month. The optimistically named ‘Bridget’ – a reference to the long-awaited new READ MORE by clicking on the link below https://favershameye.co.uk/alan-thorne-boat-building-experience/

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    Supporters

    44

    • S. Simmons

      S. Simmons

      Jun 5, 2019

      Sorry it’s not more.. a worthy project. You’re one in a million.?

    • marion barton

      marion barton

      Jun 4, 2019

      Fantastic work- inspiring!

      £20.00

    • Fran and Peter

      Fran and Peter

      Jun 4, 2019

      Fantastic project!

      £100.00

    • Deborah Lawther

      Deborah Lawther

      Jun 1, 2019

      Finally got here, Alan!

    • Hilary Morley

      Hilary Morley

      May 4, 2019

      £100.00

    • Deborah Lawther

      Deborah Lawther

      May 1, 2019

      Finally got here, Alan!

    • Arfa

      Arfa

      Apr 20, 2019

      Fantastic project!

      £100.00

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    Alan Thorne

    Alan Thorne

    Faversham, UK

    I have worked with kids and adults, teaching sailing and boat building over many years. I've worked with young offenders and run workshops. I like introducing people to new skills and encouraging folks to go boating for fun.

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