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£390
raised of £10,000 target by 14 supporters

    Weʼve raised £390 to help towards the total cost of the ocean rowing boat we need to row the coastline of Great Britain

    Norfolk
    Funded on Sunday, 6th March 2022

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    We are looking for help to raise money so we can challenge ourselves to row round the coast of Great Britain! We are looking to take part in the ‘GB Row 2022’ but to do this we need to raise money. This money will help towards the cost of an ocean rowing boat, which we will need to get us round safely! This wonderful piece of kit will enable us to train and will be our home for the entire journey!

    This challenge will see us row a gruelling 2000 miles supported only by a land crew for safety. We will set off from Tower Bridge and although the coastline will be a constant companion, we will not set foot on land again until we arrive back at Tower Bridge.

    We will be at the mercy of mother nature as we battle against the waves and the weather! We will be avoiding rocks and sandbanks, traversing some of the busiest shipping lanes in the world whilst battling the tides, currents and exhaustion! All the while we will be rowing punishing shifts of two hours, which will see us at the oars for two hours and resting for two hours....I would say sleeping, but in this rest time we will be eating, maintaining the boat (including plunging into the water to clean the bottom of the boat...no one likes barnacles on your bottom!) and comfort stops (the bucket!).

    We want to do this so we can raise the serious issues of plastics in our waters and as part of the challenge samples will be recorded throughout. We also want to challenge the norm, to inspire and educate! If we can inspire just one person to follow a dream, regardless of the sacrifice and hardship to achieve it then that will be an incredible legacy! We are three ordinary women from Norfolk who want to do something extraordinary. We want to make others realise that a dream can become reality, it just takes dogged determination!

    We need the boat to get us to the start line....we will show the grit and determination to get to the end! But we need to do it as safely as possible, with all the equipment we will need along the way!

    Please help any way you can in supporting our adventure...our dream! Be with us every stroke of the way!

    Many Thanks

    Sandra, Kristi and Kate

    The Norfolk BrOARds

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      14

      • wendy pritchard

        wendy pritchard

        Apr 29, 2021

        £40.00

      • andy warner

        andy warner

        Feb 6, 2021

        gooooo girls

        £50.00

      • Jim

        Jim

        Jan 26, 2021

        All the best (it was either this or buy 50 copies of the Christmas song !)

        £50.00

      • Viv Yarwood

        Viv Yarwood

        Dec 21, 2020

        Good luck hope you achieve thid

        £20.00

      • Pat Beckett

        Pat Beckett

        Dec 15, 2020

        Best of luck ladies!

        £20.00

      • Sally

        Sally

        Dec 13, 2020

        Good luck ladies

        £20.00

      • Rainey

        Rainey

        Dec 13, 2020

        Good luck! Can’t wait to g do allow your epic journey x

        £20.00

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      The Norfolk BrOARds

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      Sandra, Kate and Kristi want to row GB coastline! We want the record for the fastest female trio! We want an incredible adventure but we also want to have fun and a giggle along the way! Oh and rum...but that’s the pirate in all of us! Our goal....Row - Inspire - Empower!

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