Ros Bennet


For - Ethiopia
For-ethiopia is a Bristol, UK based charity providing sustainable development projects to people in Ethiopia.


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Ros Bennet's Cornish Crabber Challenge (CCC)

Ros Bennet

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Cornish Crabber Challenge (#CCC)

I am making a 900 mile long voyage to raise funds For-ethiopia The trip is self-funded; at every stage, I will be accompanied by a volunteer crew member. I am hoping to raise money by sponsorship; 1p/mile would raise around £9.00, but any amount, however small, will go directly to Ethiopia and make a difference.

I will be leaving St Just-in-Roseland in August 2014 to circumnavigate the island that is the South of England. I will sail east, along the south coast, and up the Thames as far as Tower Bridge. I anticipate reaching this point by September. Once there I will need to lower my mast in order to continue upstream under power. At Reading I will join the Kennet and Avon Canal and will continue to motor west along the canal. I will overwinter in Bristol Docks. In the Spring of 2015, I will leave Bristol to sail down the Severn, and then along the Somerset, Devon and Cornish coasts to the Scilly Isles before returning to St Just.

Follow our progress at and on Twitter @RosBennet or @NancyBlackett1 #CCC

Thank you!

Recent donors

12.07.15 I told you that you would get to £5k!

12.07.15 Well done Ros and Nancy!!

03.07.15 job done, well done demelza

26.06.15 Amazing voyage - well done Ros!

20.06.15 Ros- you're a complete hero. I can't believe you turned up at the rehearsal last night after sailing right through the night before! So here's a bit more to celebrate your amazing feat. x


26.02.15 Well done.

26.12.14 Well done Ros.- warm congratulations. Sorry it's taken me so long to send it. Would love to hear more about the trip.

11.12.14 You are amazing Ros!


29.11.14 Sorry it has taken me so long - really enjoyed your blogs Ros. Brian xx

30.10.14 Congratulations, Ros. Best wishes for the next stage.

14.10.14 Congratulations from all at BSA

21.09.14 A triumphant return home on Friday, and lovely to see you both again. I feel like I live in the same street as Christopher Columbus.


18.09.14 Welcome back to Bristol Ros

17.09.14 Well done. Thank you for the pasties! Clare, Graham, Denise and Darren moored near you last night.

17.09.14 Good to chat this morning in Bath. Glad to meet someone else who sees the attraction of circumnavigating southern England via the K&A!

11.09.14 I am full of admiration Ros, what a challenge. All good wishes, love from Juliet (Edwards)

10.09.14 Well done Ros. Don't forget to ask if you need additional hands going down Caen Hill flight.

08.09.14 What a splendid project! We have raided our piggy banks for you. Sail safely.

07.09.14 Fantastic what you're doing - and for such a great cause. Godspeed you.

03.09.14 Good luck, Ros! A great adventure. May the wind be always at your back.

03.09.14 Good luck Ros - you're an inspiration!

02.09.14 Well done Ros. I'm sure it's not all been plain sailing but enjoyable none the less and a thought provoking cause


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