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Flyers Raise Cash for Windsurfing 4 Cancer Research

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


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