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Paul Heys Memorial Buoy Fundraising

by Kirsty Apthorp 11 Jul 2019 14:30 BST
Paul Heys, MD of Key Yachting, working hard on the spinnaker sheet © Key Yachting

Paul Heys helped so many of us to enjoy our hobby, whether it was helping with crew, sorting our boats or boosting morale in the bar. Now a group of sailors are trying to raise the funds to drop a new racing buoy in the Central Solent in his honour and memory.

The cost to drop and maintain the buoy for 10 years is circa £20k and the more that can be raised, the more likely it is that his grandchildren will have the opportunity to race round it. Over £7000 has already been raised.

We sincerely hope that you will be able to make a donation to the buoy and would be very grateful if you would share the link amongst your crew and friends to help achieve the target:
www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/paulheys

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