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The long day continues for Foil for Life Challenge by Lemer Pax

by Mark Jardine 14 Aug 12:49 PDT 14 August 2020

It's been a long slog for the WASZP sailors in the Foil for Life Challenge by Lemer Pax crossing the Channel. After leaving Lymington the weather patterns forced a change of destination as Le Havre simply wasn't going to be possible in the timeframe. Instead they are travelling to Port du Becquet, just to the east of Cherbourg.

Throughout the day hundreds of followers have been watching the tracker at yb.tl/foilforlife. The sailors are currently around 8 nautical miles from their destination with an ETA of around 2230 CET.

It isn't just the light winds that the team are battling, there's also the quarantine announcement, meaning that the British contingent need to get back to the UK by 04:00hrs on 15th August. They are travelling in a Covid-secure manner with a full support team on RIBs.

The sailors are raising money for the NHS and Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris (APHP). The support of Lemer Pax ensures that every single Euro and Pound will go to the organisations. Donations can be made via the www.foilforlife.com website, where you can find more information about the team of sailors.

The team are immensely grateful to Lemer Pax for their title sponsorship of the challenge. A worldwide leader in innovation in the radiation protection sector, Lemer Pax creates, designs, and engineers efficient radiation protection solutions for healthcare, research, industry, and nuclear applications. With over 50 years of innovation, Lemer Pax exports all over the world, eco-aware and cutting edge of technology radiation protection products. The company strives for excellence to protect the most important thing: Life!

Find out more...

Website: www.foilforlife.com
Twitter: @FoilForLife

Foil for Life Challenge by Lemer Pax supporters

Title Sponsor
Lemer Pax

Silver Sponsor
The Delphie Lakeman Trust, Isle of Wight

Bronze Sponsors
Andrew McIrvine, WASZP, Royal Ocean Racing Club, Le Havre Yacht Club, Royal Lymington Yacht Club

Sponsors in kind
Ocean Safety, YB Tracking, Sailing Fast, Zhik, YachtsandYachting.com & Sail-World.com

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