The funds raised for Sea Rescue from the annual Barrel Race, hosted by all four yacht clubs in Durban: Point Yacht Club, Royal Natal Yacht Club, Bluff Yacht Club and Island Sailing Club, have been handed over to the Durban Sea Rescue volunteers.
An amazing R109 075,00 was raised during the 2014 event! Thank you to all who took part and to all who put so much time and effort into making the 2014 Barrel Race unforgettable.
Without the following contributions it would not have been so successful:
Commodores: PYC – Trevor Donald, RNYC – Graham Rose, ISC – Gail Diener, BYC – Andrew Murray
Barrel Committee: Jon Marshall, Lucy de Freitas, Richard Winn, Edrich de Lange, Wayne Smith, Andre de Villiers, Clynton de Fin, Jean Claude Conradie, Carol Ferguson, Phil Downing, Myles White
Generous contributors: Dockleveller Supplies, Decorland, Alexander Cox Attorneys, Seaport Supply
Other donations : Anthony Bingham of Minuteman Press – for printing of tickets and posters, Gavin Wadsworth – for printing of calendars, Aisha Bahadur – R1,200 – Auction, Chris Frost / Retractaline – R4,200 – RNYC Auction for rugby jersey, Hobie Cat KZN – R1,000 – pledge, Durban Marina – R5,000 – pledge, Rob Bowman – R5,000 – pledge
Donated goodies used in the barrel/raffle etc: PYT – Colin Swegman, Peter Goble, Dirk Illings, Judy Mann, ORI, Gavin Smith, Craig Millar , Ullman Sails, Decorland, Libby Bonnett, Offshore Sailing Academy, Paul Ridsdale, Plants a Plenty, Sappi, Barry Meehan, Creative Events, Bluff Yacht Club, Sophie Thompson, Kickstart Productions, Point Yacht Club, Scot Dive, Richard Crockett, SA Sailing Magazine, Shaun Holland, Neil Skea, Netintelligent, Bowman Yacht Repairs, Micante Beauty, Statline, Debbie, Hargreaves, Sharks Board, Complete yachting, Edrich de Lange, Southern Ocean, Wardkiss, Avril Rose, Tony Herrick, Skiport Supplies, Buds on the Bay, Tradewinds Coffee Shop, Barbara McNamara, Richard Winn, Ron Pet, Carol Ferguson, Ladybird Landscaping, Clynton de Fin, Aquila beverages, Sails and Boating, Royal Natal Yacht Club