Rowers Make Donation To Eastbourne RNLI

Wednesday 19th October 2016

eastbourne buzz news - Rnli Cheque Rowing

Two members from Eastbourne Rowing Club completed this year’s Boston Rowing Marathon, raising £1800 through sponsorship of which, £900 was donated to Eastbourne lifeboats.  

Colin Guppy and Bob Noakes took part in the event back in September, rowing from Lincoln to Boston, a distance of 50.2 kilometres. They were delighted with the support they received from fellow club members, friends and family and raised £900 each for their chosen charities, the RNLI and Myeloma Research UK. They completed the gruelling course in 4 hours 32 minutes finishing 47th out of 128 crews.

Following Sunday’s (16 October) training exercise Colin and Bob presented a cheque to Lifeboat Operations Manager Carl Pocock and some of the crew.

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