Come Sailing With Us

Come Sailing With Us

WHAT WE DO

The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust takes young people aged between 8-24 sailing to help them regain their confidence, on their way to recovery from cancer.

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IMPACT OF OUR WORK

There are many issues that affect young people after treatment for cancer, and we find the teamwork involved in sailing, combined with spending time with peers who have been through similar experiences, can have a positive effect on confidence and therefore recovery.

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HISTORY

In the summer of 2000, some months before the start of the Vendee Globe Round the World race, Ellen MacArthur went sailing in France with a group of children with cancer.

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WHO WE ARE

The Trust has a great team of Patrons, Ambassadors, Trustees and Volunteers that all take responsibility to ensure that every young person that sails with the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust will have the best experience possible.

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TESTIMONIALS

“We’ve done so much this week that I never thought I would, sailing, barbeques and rib rides! The best bit has being able to meet new people who understand and being able to have some fun! We have all been through the same thing. I have made some great friends. I would definitely come back to The Trust”.

- Rebecca, 16

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TESTIMONIALS

“He realised there is a lot more to life and he is so proud of his achievements. This was the best trip he's ever been on, it brought him out of himself”

- Parents of Larvell (aged 16)

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