A yacht sailing in aid of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust is now half way through its UK circumnavigation
The yacht Blue Star, a Bavaria 37 which is being sailed around the UK in aid of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust, has now sailed from Southampton up Britain’s east coast, down the Caledonian and Crinan Canals and is now in Greenock where she will be lifted out for the winter.
Michael Goodwin, a retired professor whose son Daniel has cystic fibrosis, and friend Roger Colmer, a Chartered Engineer, are sailing around the UK with the aim of raising over £6,000 for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. They have been inviting family and friends to join them for various legs of the circumnavigation on Blue Star, and to make a donation to the Cystic Fibrosis Trust as they do s, and there are still opportunities to join them for the 2016 legs of the trip. Anyone interested should get in touch witb them through their website www.thebluestar.co.uk.
As members of the Stafford Coastal Cruising Club, they are also hosting a talk by Tom Cunliffe on the history and practicalities of sailing pilot boats. It will be held at Stafford’s Gatehouse Theatre on 10 November 2015 at 1930. Tickets are available via the theatre at £10 each.