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    Update from VI Sloop Foundation Oct 18

    There's some really positive news in from the VI Sloop Foundation on Tortola (British Virgin Islands) to whom Sail Aid Aid UK made a grant earlier this year. This was to help rebuild and restore the Virgin Islands traditional wooden sloops that were damaged and sunk by Hurricane Irma last September. We are delighted to hear that the Foundation ha s now started work on the project and is employing two young local women

    Published 10:28 on 3 Oct 2018

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    Adopt a Roof BVI aims high

    #sailaiduk Adopt a Roof BVI aims high Sail Aid UK (SAUK) was set up in the immediate aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and José that swept through the Leeward Islands leaving entire island communities devastated in September last year. The six Trustees organised and hosted a high-profile gala fundraising evening for the UK sailing community which raised an astonishing £50,000. The Charity

    Published 09:23 on 6 Aug 2018

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    Three Caribbean restoration & repair projects benefit from first round of Sail Aid UK grants

    The Trustees of Sail Aid UK (SAUK) are delighted to announce approval of the charity's first three grants, totalling GBP £15,000, to the Anguilla Sailing Association, the Virgin Islands Sloop Foundation and Adopt a Roof BVI. Sail Aid UK, now operating as a fully-fledged charity, was set up in the immediate aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and José that swept through the Leeward Islands leaving entire island communities devastated in September last year. The

    Published 19:53 on 21 Feb 2018

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    Fundraising Dinner total released by Sail Aid UK (click on headline for full story)

    Fundraising Dinner total released by Sail Aid UK for Caribbean regeneration projects The Trustees of Sail Aid UK, the organisation that is uniting the UK sailing community in a long-term fundraising drive to help the victims of the Caribbean Islands most severely impacted by the September hurricanes, are overjoyed with the results of their first big fundraising event, the Black Tie/Loud Shirt Dinner held on Saturday night 11 th November 2017,

    Published 12:37 on 14 Nov 2017

  • Expanding fundraising options to broaden appeal (click on headline for full story)

    The team behind Sail Aid UK has been looking into additional fundraising options to help broaden the reach and appeal of its initiative beyond the pro-sailors and to also attract support from the huge cruising fraternity that enjoys sailing the Caribbean waters as much as anyone. There is now a range of exclusively designed and affordable T-shirts incorporating the Sail Aid UK logo and available in men's and women's sizes for £25 incl.

    Published 18:23 on 30 Oct 2017

  • Sail Aid UK campaign gathers momentum! (click on headline for full story)

    Website launch Promo video pulls at the heart strings SAUK announces first Caribbean charities to support I'm in! #sailaiduk Social media campaign gains traction Sail Aid UK, set up in September in the immediate aftermath of Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Maria wreaking violent havoc across so much of the Caribbean, reports that its first major fundraising platform, the Black Tie/Loud Shirt Dinner at Land Rover BAR's Flight Deck in

    Published 20:28 on 12 Oct 2017

  • Sail Aid UK 'Call to Action' Video

    Red Handed TV have produced this highly emotive ‘call to action’ video on behalf of Sail Aid UK, a platform for the UK sailing community to fundraise and help restore livelihoods and businesses in the worst affected Caribbean islands where sailing tourism

    Published 15:13 on 12 Oct 2017

  • Sail Aid UK (SAUK) Hurricane Irma Relief Fundraising Dinner News (click on headline for full story)

    The Sail Aid UK (SAUK) Hurricane Irma Relief Fundraising Dinner will take place on the evening of Saturday 11th November on the 'Flight Deck' at Land Rover BAR, the home of the British America's Cup Team, in Old Portsmouth, Hampshire. The Fundraiser, with Adventurer and Broadcaster Hannah White offering her services as Master of Ceremonies, will be a Black Tie/Loud Shirt gathering with many high profile sailing names already pledging their support for the

    Published 09:00 on 13 Sep 2017

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