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Gene Machine Atlantic Cycle Challenge

1 team member

Challenge complete

Fundraising for this challenge has ended so we're no longer accepting donations. Thanks to everyone who supported this challenge.

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

Team story

[lt]p style="margin: 0px 0px 6px; color: #1d2129; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"[gt]The crew of MY Gene Machine will be attempting to cycle "across" the Atlantic ocean from the Amels Shipyard in Vlissingen, Holland to the island of St. Maarten in the Dutch Caribbean. [lt]br /[gt](Via Gibraltar)[/p] [lt]p style="margin: 6px 0px; color: #1d2129; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"[gt]Our objective is to raise both money and awareness for The Heart Research Institute and Ducks & Drakes Cancer Trust. Both causes are closely linked to members of the crew who have lost friends and family through both cancer and heart disease.[/p] [lt]div class="text_exposed_show" style="display: inline; color: #1d2129; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"[gt] [lt]p style="margin: 0px 0px 6px;"[gt]The challenge we have set ourselves is to cycle the exact distance Motor yacht Gene machine will be covering on her trans Atlantic displacement voyage. As the crew we will riding a total of 4736 nautical miles or 8771 kilometres in 17 days. In order for this to be achieved the twelve man and woman crew of Gene Machine will be required to cycle an average of 516 km per day or 21.5 km per hour, 24 hours a day.[/p] [lt]p style="margin: 6px 0px;"[gt]We are collecting donations through Virgin Moneygiving, the total amount raised will be evenly divided between the Heart Research Institute and Duck & Drakes Cancer Trust.[/p] [lt]p style="margin: 6px 0px;"[gt]In a dream world we would love to raise 2 Pounds sterling per kilometre cycled[/p] [lt]/div[gt]

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Jan 28, 2017


Well done

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jan 10, 2017

Kirstie - Deckhand

Good job guys!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jan 9, 2017


£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Dec 24, 2016

MV Dream Chaser

Great idea...so creative. We are currently making a 2,000mi + journey by boat and found your story. Wishing you all the best. Thanks for raising awareness for this important cause! So inspiring!

Dec 16, 2016


Congratulations to the all crew for your investment on charity. You’re a reference for us! Merry Christmas and happy New Year!


Dec 16, 2016


This is great, what a crazy feat!


Dec 15, 2016

Rosie Kennedy

A huge thank you to Gene Machine for coming to the aid of Minerva and towing her safely to the Caribbean!

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Dec 15, 2016

Keith and JUne

Well done David and all your team

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Dec 15, 2016

Georges Haines

Fiona you're a true star and we're all so thankful you're still around so that we can live vicariously through your adventures!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Dec 15, 2016


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David Honeybun

David Honeybun