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The Grimster Family with their new Hunter 19, 'Barangoola'
Barton Fittings on 'Barangoola'
In our last issue we reported about a special project we have been involved in to help the RNLI in Burnham-on-Crouch raise much needed funds for their Floating Boathouse Appeal. This month we are delighted to announce that the successful ‘Boating on a Budget' campaign raised £17,000 at the recent Tullett Prebon London International Boat Show after a fully restored Hunter 19 sailing boat was raffled off during the show.
`Barangoola’ was fitted out with over £700 worth of Barton Marine products and fully renovated by the RNLI’s lifeboat volunteer crew in Burnham-on-Crouch. As well as raising funds for the RNLI, the project aimed to demonstrate how affordable boating can be for those just starting out.
The project leader, David Lewin of FLAG Paints Ltd and former President of the British Marine Federation, said, “‘The plan was to promote safe, enjoyable boating on a budget, primarily to the starter market as these are the people we need to attract to the sport and at the same time raise money for the boathouse appeal at Burnham on Crouch RNLI.’
The holders of the lucky winning raffle ticket were Ian and Sharon Grimster and their sons Edwin and Daniel from Chalfont St Peter in Buckinghamshire who intend to keep the boat in Burnham.
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