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Nick Hine is raising money for Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust, Wetwheels Solent CIC, Sea Sanctuary and Turn To Starboard

Atlantic Challenge

Event dates: 10th November 2019 – 11th December 2019

Total raised so far


£6,580 of £10,000 target by 60 supporters

+£706.25 Gift Aid

+£0 Offline donations

My story

As many of you know Nick Hine is a keen sailor. At some point in most sailor's minds the desire to sail an ocean raises its head. Nick and his crew will sail his yacht, Luci di Mare, a Hallberg Rassy 412 across the Atlantic in November 2019.

His crossing will start from the Canaries on 10 November 2019, go via Cape Verde (865 miles and a week's sail) and then over to Saint Lucia. This will be approximately 3,000 miles and will take between 21 and 28 days.

Nick and his crew plan to raise money for sailing charities who use sailing to help those less fortunate namely;

- Ellen Macarthur Cancer Trust; helping young people with cancer

- Wet Wheels Solent; helping those with disabilities

- Sea Sanctuary; helping those with mental health problems

- Turn to Starboard; helping serving and retired armed forces readjust after operational tours

Nick is looking to raise money for these charities so please give generously. He is also looking for sponsors willing to donate between £1,000 and £5,000 for this trip and the charities. Sponsors will be displayed on the boat and will be given a sail on the boat after the crossing. You will be able to track his progress online via Nick will also do regular blogs and updates for the trip along with raising further funds for the charities.

We hope that you can support this challenge and that the money raised can help the charities use sailing to help those less fortunate than ourselves.

Thank you for checking out my page. Making a donation is fast, easy and secure thanks to Give as you Live Donate. They'll take your donation and pass it onto Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust, Wetwheels Solent CIC, Sea Sanctuary and Turn To Starboard.

Nick Hine is fundraising for 4 charities

Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust

Charity number: 1096491

Wetwheels Solent CIC

Charity number: 08451362

Sea Sanctuary

Charity number: 1172246

Turn To Starboard

Charity number: 1161201

Recent donations

1 year ago

Peter Swead Paramarq

Great achievement


1 year ago

Andy Sheard

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

1 year ago

James Spence

A great adventure! Good luck all!!


1 year ago

Geoff Holt

Nick, could you please contact me We would like to write and thank you for so Kindly thinking of us. Congrats on your voyage. I've sailed the Atlantic 4 times, it is a magnificent experience.

£5.00 + £1.25 Gift Aid

1 year ago


Well done. Look forward to hearing all about it.


1 year ago

Michael W

Yet another challenge, Nick. Impressive!

£50.00 + £12.50 Gift Aid

1 year ago

James & Sahar

Brilliant thing to do. See you're coming to the Carribean. Best of luck on remainder of trip..


1 year ago

Chris Filor

Looks like you are almost there... good luck for the remainder of the trip


1 year ago

NED Solutions

All the best!


1 year ago

Falguni Desai

Nick and all the crew - have a safe journey....


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