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Barry Bryant

Abseiling down the Spinnaker Tower

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My story

[p]I did it! Supported by a number of Seafarers UK staff, my wife and my successor Catherine with her family, I completed the 100m abseil. The weather was perfect, although with a slight breeze we certainly felt as we descended![/p][p]Thank you to all my sponsors, it is very much appreciated.[/p][p]Why take on this challenge?[/p][p]After 17 successful years leading Seafarers UK, I will be stepping down as Director General. Before I go, I will be taking on a final challenge to support the great work of the charity, and I would greatly appreciate your support. I will be abseiling 100m down the side of The Spinnaker Tower! Please show your support with a donation and I'll be sure to share photos of the experience. Thank you.[/p][p]Seafarers UK has been helping people in the maritime community for over 100 years, by providing vital support to seafarers in need and their families, and to those in education or training who are preparing to work or serve at sea. We do this this by giving grants to organisations and projects that make a real difference to people’s lives. [/p][p] [/p]
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Personal Challenge Date

30 Jun 2019


Jul 5, 2019


£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jul 5, 2019


Barry - you a leader, absailer and legend - you will be missed !

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Jul 4, 2019


Seemed like you had lots of fun, Barry! Great achievement and all in just 4mins. Well done!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jul 3, 2019

Sue and Simon Atkinson

Amazing, you looked like a spring chicken!


Jul 2, 2019


£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Jul 2, 2019

Graham and Alison Jones

Great achievement. Enjoy the retirement club!

Jun 28, 2019


Good Luck Barry!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jun 27, 2019

Nautilus International

Best wishes from Nautilus Welfare Fund/Nautilus International

Jun 27, 2019

Duncan Bain

Hope it's not too windy and you get down safely to enjoy your deserved retirement

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Jun 26, 2019

Nigel Hayler


£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid