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31 Mar 2017

Auction of Promises - only a few hours to go!

Charity Auction

Our Auction of promises is now well underway - hopefully you are all receiving your email updates on the bidding. If you didn't receive the gmail with all the details of the fabulous promises then please contact lesleyfoz@gmail.com Please feel free to bid as many times as you would like! And if you are going to the Ball, don’t wait to place your bid till then, please feel free to bid in advance. Bids can remain anonymous.

Good luck with securing your promise, and please email if you would like further information about any of the promises listed below (remember we are also featuring them on our Facebook page).

Bids are coming in thick and fast, so please check the details below and place your bid!

Chalet Frollie - Bidding from £800

Enjoy a week in a 10 bed family chalet set in the beautiful Les Gets (close to the Swiss border?), pick a week from May to October. Whether you want to relax, or enjoy an active break Chalet Frollie is the ideal location for you and your family/ friends. There’s a swimming lake, fabulous walking - alpine and gorge - rafting, biking and have I told you about the restaurants!  To whet your appetite take a look at the photo gallery  https://www.flickr.com/gp/128490452@N08/vF72p4  for shots of this fabulous chalet and the surrounding area. Or contact Andy / Lesley Foskett for more details originalfoz@gmail.com

Skip hire - Bidding from £150

If it's time to Spring clean or you’re renovating Ward Recycling have promised a skip to help you out. Ward’s recycling has already made a £2K donation towards Sailability kit and a pledge to fundraise over 2017 - thank you!

A unique card for that special occasion - Bidding from £20

Why not go the extra mile and bid for a fun, creative tribute courtesy of Aileen guaranteed to help you go the extra mile.

Navigation courses - Bidding from £180

Thank you to Trent Sea Training for a fabulous Charity Ball 'promise' of tuition on any of their navigation courses. This promise worth up to £250 can be used towards a selection of classes including: Day Skipper; Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore; Yachtmaster Ocean; VHF; Diesel Engine. If you've been planning to take one of these courses then now is your opportunity. To find out more about Trent Sea Training go to: 


Would you like a more fabulous you? - Bidding from £30

Who wouldn’t! Here’s your chance to bid for a one hour treatment and consultation with FabClinics, non invasive treatments for men and women at Woodhouse Eaves courtesy of Elena Chapman

Calling all would be Laser sailors - Bidding from £100

Grahame Newton, winner of countless titles in his Laser - most recently Notts County Cooler/ Staunton Blaster mini series just last month, is offering a 1:1 Saturday afternoon of Laser coaching. An opportunity not to be missed by anyone who would like to learn some key skills from a proven winner! 

Looking for a short break, not too far away? - Bidding from £50

Enjoy a two night stay in the brand new luxury Paterson House in the heart of Leicestershire's Charnwood Forest. This spacious, comfortable property features stunning views from the bedrooms and you can be sure of a warm welcome.  The ‘promise’ is for a two night stay for a couple, anytime, subject to availability, to find out more visit: https://www.facebook.com/Patersonguesthouse/

Exam season is just around the corner - Maths Wizard available - Bidding from £100

Do you know someone who needs some extra help with their maths? This could be a timely ‘promise’ with exams fast approaching. Bid for 5 hours 1:1 maths tuition up to ‘A’ level standard, with Lynne Munro in the Ashby area.

Physiotherapy - fine tune your body for summer! - Bidding from £50

Aches and pains a problem, why not take yourself in for some fine tuning? Bid for a physiotherapy assessment and treatment with Simon Foskett at his physiotherapy and sports injury clinic.

Personal training - what’s holding you back? - Bidding fron £20

A number of our members have already benefited from personal training sessions with Rose, now is your chance to push yourself the extra mile and get your personal motivator - bid for a session with Rose who will help you get fit and active!

Fancy becoming a Saxophonist? - Bidding from £25

If you’ve always fancied yourself as a bit of a saxophonist, or would like to give someone a gift with a difference, why not bid on two, 30 minute saxophone lessons with Zoe Felton.  Join her in her Loughborough location and find out if the Saxophone is your musical instrument. Just bring enthusiasm and a willingness to learn!

Let them eat cake! - Bidding from £30

How about a fabulous cake each and every month, for six months! You will be able to pick from a selection of delicious cakes, then your monthly cake will be baked and delivered to the club for you to collect and enjoy. Yum!

Enjoy a wonderful relaxing week on the Island of Sark - Bidding from £217

John and Yvonne Robinson are offering their refurbished homely 17th C stone cottage on the traffic free island of Sark -10th-17th June 2017. Suitable for 2 couples. Enjoy the dark skies, cycle, walk or take a horse drawn carriage - for a glimpse of Sark take a look at - http://www.sark.co.uk/

Drive a Tractor - Bidding from £50

For all those would be farmers now is your chance to get behind the wheel of a Caterpillar Tractor. On location Ashby/ Hinckley.

Drive a Combine Harvester - Bidding from £200

Ever wondered what it would be like to bring in the harvest, well why not have a go in a Combine Harvester. On location in Ashby/ Hinckley.

Thank you to all our generous supporters who have committed their time, talents or property to help us raise a substantial sum to buy an Access dinghy for our Sailability Trust - getting  other who are less able out on the water, thank you!

Look forward to receiving your bids,