2008 Annual Review

Child on a plane going on holiday

A huge and heartfelt thank you from Sail 4 Cancer and all the people you helped us to take ‘out on the water’ in 2008. With your help and support Sail 4 Cancer was able to offer nearly 800 respite days to cancer patients and their families and carers. Over 250 people were inspired with … Read more

Bike 4 Cancer Hits The Road

Older couple cycling on UK holiday

The ‘4 Cancer Group’, the cancer respite charity with a sporting focus, has announced the formation of a new subsidiary focused on cycling. As its name suggests, Bike 4 Cancer will use all forms of cycling as both vehicles for fundraising and convalescence. In launching Bike 4 Cancer we hope to promote participation in a … Read more

Legal & General Staff Sail 4 Cancer Sunday

Neilson support Sail 4 Cancer

Twenty five Legal & General staff members and their families supported Sail 4 Cancer at Brighton Marina on Sunday 7 October raising £840 for the charity. The weather was superb with a nice northerly breeze, keeping the waves down and we were lucky to have warm sunshine. Unusual for October! The six crews raced for … Read more

Celebrities Sail 4 Cancer

Top British comedian and presenter of the popular BBC TV series Restoration, Griff Rhys Jones, took on sailing celebrities Laura Baldwin and Phil Sharp and actor Geoffrey Hughes last week in a pro celebrity race at Cowes as part of the British Classic Yacht Club and Spirit Yachts Regatta. Whilst raising awareness for Sail 4 … Read more

An MBE For Dee Caffari!

Dee Caffaris MBE

There was great excitement among the Sail 4 Cancer team over the weekend when one of the charity’s patrons, Dee Caffari, was named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Chair of Trustees Graham Precey commented: “We at Sail 4 Cancer are thrilled that Dee was named in Her Majesty’s Birthday Honours List on Saturday and … Read more

Families Go Sailing During Cowes Week 2005

Families affected by cancer have had the opportunity to go sailing again this summer during Skandia Cowes Week. The highlight of the week was the ‘Stars of Sailing’ Challenge, with some of the biggest names in sailing taking part. Members of the public and sailors alike bought raffle tickets to win a chance to sail … Read more

Neilson Launches ‘Think Orange’ Campaign

Neilson support Sail 4 Cancer

Neilson launched its ‘Think Orange‘ initiative in Brighton Marina last night. The scheme is designed to promote the link betweeen Sail 4 Cancer and Neilson and to raise funds for Sail 4 Cancer, whilst giving local companies a valuable sponsorship and PR platform. The Think Orange day is part of an ongoing relationship between Sail … Read more