Two friends, both health retired emergency service volunteers,

are sailing a tiny 50-year-old 'Leisure 17' sailing boat unassisted across the Atlantic Ocean in December 2021 in aid of their favourite charities:

 Macmillan Cancer Support    Mind    MS-UK    St Helena Hospice

  • We're casting off in December 2021

  • It's 3000-miles East to West from The Canary Islands to the Caribbean

  • It will take roughly 30-35 days (weather depending).

  • Waves could be up to 40ft high

  • It's taken six years of planning and weather watching!



Friends for over 20 years and both retired emergency service volunteers. 

  • Age 37

  • Marine Surveyor & Marine Electrician

  • 10 years of sailing experience

  • Since 2014 has worked with teams and solo ocean rowers who combined have set more than 10 new world records.

  • Age 33

  • NHS Worker

  • No sailing experience

  • Has been on the Pirates of the Caribbean ride several times at Disneyland so should be a natural.

Courtney W Hollyoake

John-Kenneth D Habbershaw


Total raised for our charities (including Gift Aid) so far


The 250 Club

Lyn & Terry Hollyoake
Angie and Marcus Davey

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The 100 Club

John Hares

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