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£21,532.80 of £30,000 target +£1,033.75 Gift Aid See breakdown

Recent donations

3 days ago

Tim and Hazel

£200.00 + £50.00 Gift Aid

Unbelievable endurance and commitment what challenge and what fun for sucha. great cause

5 days ago


£250.00 + £62.50 Gift Aid

Mark, great challenge, great cause

1 week ago

Declan@wha port control


Nice chat hope you get on well for the remainder of your journey

1 week ago


£150.00 + £37.50 Gift Aid

Thanks for a great sail!

1 week ago


£100.00 + £25.00 Gift Aid

Thank you so much for a fabulous week! Good luck Good Dog for the rest of the season.

3 weeks ago


£5.00 + £1.25 Gift Aid

3 weeks ago

James Na

£100.00 + £25.00 Gift Aid

1 month ago

Alex Haig

£100.00 + £25.00 Gift Aid

1 month ago

John Dominic Fisher

£200.00 + £50.00 Gift Aid

1 month ago

Andrew Gossage

£140.00 + £35.00 Gift Aid

Mark Ashley-Miller is raising money for The Seafarers' Charity and PCC of Sherborne With Castleton

Round British Isles Harbour Master Sailing Challenge (90% to Seafarers' Charity 10% to Lillington Church)

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Thank you for supporting me! Update Apr 2023.

I am raising money for The Seafarers' Charity (formerly King George's Fund for Sailors) by sailing around the whole Great Britain & Ireland, attempting to visit every harbour with a Harbour Master between 2019 and 2024. Starting in Dartmouth in March 2019, I have so far sailed around GB. In 2023 I tackle The Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Ireland.

I interview each Harbour Master and record information about their harbour and their varied job and posting it on Instagram (@harbourmastersailingchallenge) as I sail along. I attempt to sail into each harbour - but where that is not possible I visit the Harbour Master on foot.

I am supporting The Seafarers' Charity in memory of my father Peter, who was in the Royal Navy. They also support men's mental health having suffered depression myself, and which I am keen to promote.

The Seafarers' Charity has been helping people in the maritime community for over 100 years, by providing practical support to seafarers "in need" and to their families. They support also support those in education or training who are preparing to work or serve at sea. The charity does this by giving grants to organisations and projects that make a real difference to people’s lives, across the Merchant Navy, Fishing Fleets, Royal Navy and Royal Marines. Last year, Seafarers' gave grants totalling £2.5 million to 60 maritime welfare charities. Seafarers' receives no government funding and is heavily dependent on public donations and legacies to maintain its grant-making programme.

10% of what I raise is being donated to St Martin's Church, Lillington, Sherborne, Dorset. I am Church Warden of this beautiful and thriving church, and in return for being released from my wardening duty for my 5 year Odyssey, Seafarers' has kindly agreed to share part of what I raise.

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 The Seafarers' Charity and PCC of Sherborne With Castleton.

This page is in memory of

Lt Cdr Peter Ashley Miller

Mark Ashley-Miller is fundraising for 2 charities

The Seafarers' Charity

Charity number: 226446

PCC of Sherborne With Castleton

Charity number: 1130082

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