Sailing club boosts cancer charity

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IF YOU fancy trying something different on Saturday, June 30, why not pop over to Montrose Sailing Club, at the back of Rossie Island, round by Esk Road.

They will be throwing open their doors from 11am to 3pm for a special ‘Tea by the Sea’ event in aid of cancer charity Sail 4 Cancer. The event is open to everyone.

Just turn up on the day and bring your family and friends. There’s no entry fee, but all donations to Sail 4 Cancer will be very gratefully received.

Craig Robinson, Sailing Club Commodore, said: “You can indulge in a cuppa or two and some delicious home-made cakes in the lovely surroundings of this small family-oriented sailing club by the Montrose Basin.

“Should you choose to linger a while there will be some exciting dinghy racing too - and all in aid of a great cause!”

If you would like more information, call Douglas Craig on 01674 958285 or see the website www.montrosesailingclub.co.uk

The event is part of a nationwide ‘Tea by the Sea’ initiative being held throughout May and June in aid of charity Sail 4 Cancer, which raises raise funds to help improve the quality of life for those living with cancer.

The charity provides respite, through a wide range of water-based activities, for cancer patients, their families and those recently bereaved.

This gives them the opportunity to swap hospital appointments and treatment for quality time, to rebuild their confidence and their relationships and to create positive memories to help sustain them through the difficult times they may be facing.

Sail 4 Cancer is part of the 4 Cancer Group, UK registered charity 1090133. Opportunities include UK sailing days, family riverboat holidays, spa days, cruises and watersports holidays.

For more information on the charity visit www.sail4cancer.org or call 0845 408 1849.