Our Patrons

Patrons

Some of our Patrons...

Admiral of the Fleet the Lord Boyce KG GCB OBE DL

The former Chief of Defence Staff and First Sea Lord was Sail 4 Cancer’s first appointed Patron. After a distinguished career in the Royal Navy and the Ministry of Defence, Lord Boyce is helping Sail...

Sir Ben Ainslie

Sir Ben Ainslie OBE

Ben Ainslie is the most successful Olympic sailor of all time. At his first ever Olympic Games Ben won an Olympic silver medal, which would be his last time coming second. Ben established himself as...

Andrew Pindar OBE

Andrew Pindar OBE DL

Andrew’s involvement with sailing started over thirty six years ago when he sponsored the North Sea Race from his home town of Scarborough to Ijmuiden (Holland). Since then, the Pindar name has become synonymous with...

Dee Caffaris MBE

Dee Caffari MBE

Dee started her career as a secondary school PE teacher before moving into the world of sailing, joining the Global Challenge Round the World Race in 2004/5. In 2006, Dee became the first solo female...

Franz Klammer

Franz Klammer

Franz Klammer remains the most successful downhill World Cup skier of all time, having won the downhill World Cup a record five times. Of his 26 World Cup victories, 25 came in the downhill discipline...

Sue Stockdale

Sue Stockdale

Sue Stockdale became the first British woman to ski to the Magnetic North Pole, a feat she achieved in 1996. Since then, Sue has taken part in expeditions to Antarctica and the Geographical North Pole....

Rhys Jones Moutaineer

Rhys Jones

An ambitious skier and mountaineer, Rhys stood on the summit of Mount Everest on his 20th Birthday becoming the youngest person in the world to complete the Seven Summits Challenge – which includes the highest...

Chemmy Alcott

Chemmy Alcott

Chemmy Alcott is a former British World Cup alpine ski racer. She competed in all five disciplines: Downhill, Super G, Giant Slalom, Slalom and Combined. Chemmy competed in four Winter Olympic Games and seven FIS...

Graham Bell

Graham Bell

Five time Olympic skier turned TV presenter, adventurer and journalist, Graham Bell is the face of the BBC’s Ski Sunday as well as a successful commentator and sporting pundit. Until recently Graham held the prestigious...

Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards

Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards

Michael Edwards, better known as Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards, was an international ski racer who then became the first competitor to represent Great Britain in ski jumping at the 1988 Calgary Olympics. At the time,...