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Helen Maxwell

Silas & Seb's 100 mile dinghy sail

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Target £0.00

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[p]FOR UPDATES CHECK HERE: [url=https://www.facebook.com/groups/SiandSeb100miles/]https://www.facebook.com/groups/SiandSeb100miles/[/url][/p][p]Hi, we are twin brothers, Silas and Sebastian, aged 9yrs. [/p][p]We have set ourselves the challenge to sail 100 miles, in a dinghy, to raise funds for Kent Scout's ReQuest 2021 project. [/p][p]This is a huge challenge for us, and is the equivalent distance of crossing the channel about 5 times! We will be sailing the distance in stages over several weeks, taking turns, and will have a safety boat travelling alongside us. It is a long way, but we are confident we can do it.[/p][p]One hundred years ago Earnest Shackleton chose 2 Scouts to accompany him on his 'Quest' expedition to Antartica. [/p][p]As part of the ReQuest 2021 project, to raise awareness of the Scouting links with Antartica, Kent Scouts are organising a team of Network Scouts and Leaders to crew a 100 year old ship, to sail to Antartica in commemoration of the Quest expedition, for the 100 year anniversary. [/p][p]It will be a life changing adventure for the Scouts and Leaders, (we are too young to go, but we want to support those that will). [/p][p]Kent Scouts Global Projects team, and the individuals going, need to raise a huge amount of money to make this happen. [/p][p]Please help by sponsoring us on our 100 miles sailing challenge. [/p][p]The Hon. Alexandra Shackleton (Ernest Shackleton's Granddaughter), the Explorers Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Felicity Aston MBE and Adventurer James Ketchell are all supporters of this project. [/p][p]Any amount will help and will be very much appreciated. It would great if you could share this page too.[/p][p]Every £20 is a Kilometre closer to Antartica.[/p][p]We look forward to posting updates on our challenge. [/p][p]Thank you so much for your support. [/p][p]Silas & Seb[/p][p]We will be posting regular updates on our Facebook group. [/p][p][url=https://www.facebook.com/groups/SiandSeb100miles/]https://www.facebook.com/groups/SiandSeb100miles/[/url][/p][p]REQUEST 2021 PROJECT DETAILS:[/p][p]KENT SCOUTS INFORMATION PAGE[/p][p][url=https://www.kentscouts.org.uk/1194]https://www.kentscouts.org.uk/1194[/url][/p][p]REQUEST 2021 FACEBOOK PAGE[/p][p][url=https://www.facebook.com/groups/ReQuest2021/?ref=gs&fref=gs&dti=155126905153923&hc_location=group]https://www.facebook.com/groups/ReQuest2021/[/url][/p][p]CAMPFIRE BLANKET BADGES [/p][p]on EBAY[/p][p][url=https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fitm%2F263139350027&h=ATNz8eX5DhGeA0OUE5P52HAGQCagJqme5T45CtLY-TNbbbV0PNUuhhRKFT4sJK-YKG_WDz0oTNEBMSh2oG7Zz22dNts0xb37TOaOk8kadmrCjtveaxTyHinm75qOlqwl8sS_sI5a]https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/263139350027[/url][/p][p]COOL MERCH[/p][p][url=https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fshop.spreadshirt.co.uk%2FRequest2021%2F&h=ATP-h9o02xP5eHVNGNFGg8KNDivWKvFa5kDKs0n7JbbVsTPN8kg-KuZAHzn6zPxb0rpGPpnoiD3gzfKyjmh4ynKB2YuhzSdTRoJ8WlewsFzgJDCuQpSoTW7-wUdk7j7GVokcBaP2]https://shop.spreadshirt.co.uk/Request2021/[/url][/p][p][br][/p][p][br][/p]
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01 Sep 2018

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Supporters

Aug 15, 2018

Anonymous

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Jul 8, 2018

Katie Sloman

Well done boys, always striving to get the best.

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jun 26, 2018

Bagheera

Enough to tip you over the 400 mark! Well done boys, you smashed it!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jun 22, 2018

Nookie

Got to have a go! Going for column A for Alan. All the wet bits A1-A6.

£6.00 plus £1.50 Gift Aid

Jun 18, 2018

Dave

Incredible job by 2 incredible boys.

May 26, 2018

Bean and Sprout

I picked up your Red Shackleton TB racing to raise funds. Good luck and pleased to help you reach your current target, even if I can’t get your TB to Antartica

May 8, 2018

Alan S

Boys, keep a watch out on your travels for the harbour dolphin that many saw passing upstream, from the WSC clubhouse on 21-04-2018.

£6.00 plus £1.50 Gift Aid

May 7, 2018

Alison (wsc sailor

Well done! I'm very impressed.

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

May 7, 2018

Dave

Hey guys, what a fab challenge. Well done chaps.

£15.00

May 1, 2018

Jamie Holland

£20.00