Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust

In June 2012, we held a charity party in aid of the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust. Dame Ellen and Olympic gold Medallist Shirley Robinson were present. Based in Cowes, The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust takes children sailing recovering from cancer and helps them to return to a normal life.

But it was not just about enjoying ourselves: we made enough to send 32 children on a week’s long sailing based rehabilitation course. The inimitable Nick Bonham conducted the auction. We repeated the exercise the following year