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Tenby to Gower marathon challenge!

13:11 21st July 2011 by Duncan Slater
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Tenby to the Gower by windsurfer

Tenby to the Gower by windsurfer

Steve North reports: Four Pembrokeshire windsurfers (plus support boats) have each committed to windsurf a 30km crossing from Tenby to the Gower. The Windsurfers (in age order!) are: David Stockwell; Owen Bowen; Steve North & John Pym.

Obviously we need the right conditions (wind strength, direction and swell) but the consultation and planning are done – and now we are ready to go!

Why?

Well firstly, looking out from Tenby South beach we’ve often wondered how challenging it would be to windsurf all the way across to the thin stretch of Gower coastline you can make out on a good clear day.

Secondly, because we can do our bit for CHARITY; supporting the following great causes:

  • RNLI (50%) – Should need little introduction, the RNLI have saved 139,000 lives at sea since 1824!
  • Macmillan (30%) – Providing practical, medical, emotional and financial support for those affected by Cancer.
  • Tenby Surf Lifesaving Club (10%) – helping everyone enjoy Pembrokeshire beaches safely.
  • Liam’s Dream (10%) – A local Pembrokeshire initiative to help a young boy with Spastic Cerebral Diplegia.

And of course this is where you come in – If you feel you can help, then PLEASE donate anything you can afford.

The easiest way is online via: http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/team/TenbytoGowerWindsurfers

Or we will accept cash or cheques!

Many thanks – wish us luck (and wind!)

Steve

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