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New Sailing Boat Arrives At Calvert Trust Exmoor

Thanks to an amazing donation from the Simon Gibson Charitable Trust, Calvert Trust Exmoor has now added a fabulous 16ft RS Venture Keel to its sailing fleet. The (as yet un-named) boat was launched on Wistlandpound reservoir by the Activities team yesterday afternoon (19th November 2014).


Under way on her first sail


The boat have been fitted with a number of Sailability options to make it even more accessible to guests with a wide range of different disabilities.


the crew ready for launchThe crew, ready for first launch...


and shes afloat

...and she's afloat.


Her first sail


Calvert Trust Exmoor would like to say a huge thank you to The Simon Gibson Charitable Trust for their generous donation that made this fabulous new addition possible. The money was donated by The Simon Gibson Charitable Trust in memory of Bill Gibson.


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Please contact
our Fundraising Team:


Jeremy Duxbury

Tel: 01598 763221


Catherine Little

Tel: 01434 250232

Lake District

Lynn Healey

Tel: 01768 772255



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