Tag Archives: Fundraising

A look back at 2016

Well, 2016 has certainly been a memorable year for Challenge Wales | Wales’ Tall Ship and before 2017 knocks on our porthole, we wanted to take a quick look back at the year. If you have missed some of our … Continue reading

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Looking for an unusual Christmas Gift – Yule love this…

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 … Continue reading

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Over 1,500 boats and a fundraiser like no other – it’s Round the Island Race

At 0730hrs last Saturday, Challenge Wales was slipping the lines at West Cowes, Isle of Wight. In fact quite a few other boats were doing the same thing. There was the chit chatter of voices, there was the jangle of … Continue reading

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Almost 1,600 boats, over 10,000 sailors and an unbeaten record for Challenge Wales

It was a 6am departure from the pontoon and a 7am race start on Saturday 27th June 2015. The sun shone brightly in Cowes and the force 4 wind was welcomed (seeing that last year there was pretty much no … Continue reading

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The best bits of 2014….cor blimey, where do we start?!

So what have been our best bits of 2014? That’s a really tricky question and if you ask that to our volunteers too then everyone will undoubtedly say something different. It’s not just the weather that makes a memorable voyage, … Continue reading

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Christmas Gifts ; Think different – Our top 4 presents

So, it is that time of the year. Christmas trees start to take over streets, twinkling from their owners living rooms and increasing in numbers as the big day gets nearer. We wake up each day to see if there … Continue reading

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…And it will cost you nothing

Supporting Challenge Wales doesn’t always mean booking yourself onto one of our fundraising adult voyages (although they are great fun and most people who do that end up coming back again for more), but it can be simple things like … Continue reading

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Fundraising…and the ultimate away trip for Welsh rugby fans

On a freezing cold morning last week, Challenge Wales slipped the lines from Penarth Marina and headed out into the Bristol Channel.  What was different about this sailing trip was that it was the first big fundraising trip of the … Continue reading

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Wave hello to the first weekend in June

By 10.00am this morning, it had been a busy old day already. Challenge Wales had left its anchorage at Lundy Island and had started its sailing voyage back to Cardiff Bay. This weekend is a fundraising sailing trip with adults … Continue reading

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Do you use the internet and search online? If you do then you can raise funds for Challenge Wales for free!

If you need to know something chances are you will ‘Google’ it. But now you can search online and help Challenge Wales receive much needed funds…even better when it doesn’t cost you anything and you are doing it already! easysearch is a … Continue reading

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