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North Sails Golf Day in aid of the John Merricks Sailing Trust

by James Knight 7 Oct 2013 16:19 BST 25 October 2013

The seventeenth North Sails Golf Day in aid of the John Merricks Sailing Trust will take place on Friday 25th October at Cams Hall Golf Club in Fareham, close to the M27 motorway.

John 'Jonny' Merricks worked at North Sails and the first Golf Day, organised as it is today with the help of the Seahorse Golf Society, was set up to raise money for a Trust to be started in John's name. Since its inception 16 years ago the Golf Day has raised over £158,000.

Key figures in the marine industry enjoy a round of golf with world-renowned sailors including: Ian Walker, Matt Cornwall, Guy Salter, Jonathan Taylor, Luke Molloy, Phil Harmer, Stephen Park, Rob Andrews, Richard Matthews, Eddie Warden Owen, Ossie Stewart and Iain MacDonald Smith. This fantastic event always draws the support of former colleagues and friends of John's; Olympic medallists, Americas Cup sailors, yacht designers and keen amateur sailors who turn out to play whilst also remembering John and supporting the charity in his name.

The event costs £65 a head and includes coffee and a bacon roll on arrival, 18 holes of golf and a hot buffet lunch. It will be a 'Shot-Gun' start, whereby all competitors begin their game on different tees at 9.30am. Afterwards there will be raffle, auction and prize giving.

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