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Eleven members of the Calshot Flyers Windsurfing Club (run by Drew from ActionVan and other committee members), sailed a total of 70.8 nautical miles, the equivalent of sailing around the Isle of Wight and a bit more, in aid of Windsurfing for Cancer Research (W4CR).
It was a lovely sunny evening with a light south westerly breeze with the tide dropping, making it a challenge to keep up wind. The course was 0.3 nautical miles long and the team of 11 windsurfers completed a total of 236 laps between them.
The Club donated the session fees for the evening and sold some wrist bands raising just in excess of £100.00 for the Charity, which was set up in March 2009 to increase awareness and to raise funds for cancer research, support and education. The Charity is aiming to raise £100,000 from their Sunrise Sunset 2011 campaign.
Calshot Flyers windsurfing club, for 8-18 year olds, is based at Calshot Activities Centre. It meets Mondays and Wednesdays every other week. It is an RYA Team 15 Club.
If you'd like to get involved give Drew a call on 01489 799980
For the 2017 season AV SUP School has teamed up with Man-OverBoard.
Based at Universal Marina on the River Hamble. We are a recognised British Stand Up Paddleboard Association (BSUPA) School offering beginner to advanced lessons and a SUP & Kayak hire service.
AV SUP Club has joined forces with the YMCA at Fairthorne Manor situated at the top of the river near Botley and offers SUP to the wider community along with a more rural launch site.
Our On-line Store AV Brand stocks a variety of SUP boards and SUP & Van Accessories - Brands such as RedPaddleCo's inflatable range, Starboard & Nah Skwell as well as X-Paddle and ActionVan Seat Covers.
Tel: 07850 347421