NEWS 5th Aug 2005

Unique opportunity to purchase signed Henri-Lloyd Stars of Sailing Jacket

skandiacowes[Some of the biggest names in sailing recently took part in a round the cans race to raise funds for Sail 4 Cancer, the Skandia Cowes Week Official Charity.

Members of the public and sailors alike bought raffle tickets to win a chance to sail in the race with one of the eight celebrities, each crew being made up of one sailing celebrity and one raffle winner.

The list read like a 'Who's Who' in sailing; Olympians Shirley Robertson, Ben Ainslee, Iain Percy and Steve Mitchell, Vendee Globe heroes Nick Moloney and Alex Thompson, Around Alone heroine Emma Richards and Sydney-Hobart winner Grant Wharrington.

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Sail 4 Cancer is providing a unique opportunity for private collectors or clubs to acquire the one-off jackets and will be auctioning eight Henri-Lloyd Stars jackets, signed by each of the Stars of Sailing. The proceeds will be used to provide sailing opportunities for cancer patients and their families.

To secure your bid please send an email using the form below containing details of the jacket you wish to bid for along with your best bid and contact details.

 Contact form

Alternatively you can bid by calling 0845 408 1849.

The Auction will close on 30 September 2005 at 1700 hrs with jackets delivered in presentation frames no later than 17th October.

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