28 September, 2015

As you all know, Thomas Chaix, the National Junior Sailing Coach,has had a bit of an 'annus horribilis'- it would take too long to list all his personal disasters this year!

The junior dinghy community across the country is rallying round, in recognition of the massive amount of work Thomas has put in for young kids countrywide over the last many years, and our regard for him, Ingrid and baby Ben.

If you'd like to make a financial contribution there are a couple of options:

• Paul Tingle is taking donations and currently has over 1,500 collected. Paul can be contacted on 0868166498

• Aidan Staunton has established a fund raising page at aimed at getting a new van for Thomas. Further details are on

• 100% of Money raise will go to the Fund