Christmas is now on the horizon…well-known stores have launched their emotional and expensive TV adverts to draw us in and get us commenting on social media, Christmas movies dominate some of the movie channels and with that famous red truck of the well-known soft drink making guest appearances around the UK you definitely know the “holidays are coming”.
But having made it through Christmases year after year it can sometimes be difficult to find the perfect gift for that special friend or relative. Christmas disappears as quickly as it arrived, Auld Lang syne is sung and then it’s back to the usual day to day activities for the next year.
But have you thought about doing something different this year and give a gift that is not only going to be different, exhilarating and fun but will keep on giving well into 2017?
This year on Tuesday 27th December 2016, Challenge Wales | Wales’ Tall Ship will be hoisting the sails and heading out to sea in the Bristol Channel off Penarth for its FUNdraising Sail and Curry voyage. No sailing experience is necessary to take part and this is a fun way to give to a local Welsh charity while blowing away the Christmas cobwebs and having loads of fun. A full day of sailing and a curry meal, it’s certainly a gift with a difference!
Everyone purchasing a place on this adult day voyage will be contributing to the Challenge Wales bursary fund, a fund which helps fund Welsh residents aged 12 – 25 years to learn employability skills through sailing. So by joining Challenge Wales on one of her big boat sailing days you will also be giving a life-changing experience to others in 2017.
And, what’s more the Challenge Wales sail training charity has found that often those who sail onboard on one of her adult fundraising trips come back as a volunteer to jump aboard on one of her many life-changing sailing adventures.
Whether on your own, with your partner or a small group of friends or colleagues – come and join Challenge Wales! And of course, Gift vouchers are available too. Further details can be found on the sailing page of www.challengewales.org or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 029 20 704 657.
Waterproof jackets & trousers and lifejackets provided, as well as all food and refreshments during the day and training. A curry meal is only served on Bank Holiday 27th December 2016. Maximum age 75 years. A maximum of 12 places are available. Cost is £99 per person for the day.