: Waiting for next track...

Wessex FM News

Contact the News Team:
Tel: 01305 250333

Donation to Chesil Sailability In Memory of Young Sailor

sailability boats

8:24am 17th September 2014

A mother from Weymouth whose daughter died of cancer has received a cheque at the Southampton Boat show to go towards a charity set up in her memory.

Project Zoe is raising funds to buy a boat for Chesil Sailability which helps disabled people take to the water.  

Their efforts have been boosted by a cheque for nearly two thousand pounds from Weymouth and Portland Marinas.

Zoe's Mum Sarah Lloyd says it's a fitting tribute to her daughter;

"Zoe sailed most of her life.  She had sailed to a number of places around the world on Tall Ships races.  She was always a very keen sailor, she was always very outdoor orientated. She was a real inspiration."

Sign up for the latest local news direct to your inbox


Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit

dorset business directory

The Wessex Word

See the latest wrong guesses and win cash!

Win M&S Vouchers

Thanks to the new Ignis from Lanehouse Suzuki

The Bun Run

Request the cakes for your workplace!

Book The Wessex FM Disco

For your wedding, party or celebration!

Dorset Webcams

Take a look around our beautiful county

Meeting Room Hire

Come to Wessex FM for your meeting or conference