Kayakers on heroic mission stop off on Seil

Supporting Kayak4heroes on Seil

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Easdale’s Royal British Legion Branch welcomed a team of intrepid adventurers to Seil as they kayaked 1,400 miles from Land’s End to John O’Groats to raise £100,000 for armed forces veterans.

Kayak4Heroes aim to become the first adaptive team to complete the iconic challenge by kayak and in doing so tackle some of the UK’s toughest waters.

Members of the Kayak4Heroes team.
The Kayak4Heroes flag hangs proudly off the Bridge over the Atlantic at Seil.

The hope is to reach their destination in 35 days, overcoming their own injuries and disabilities. Seil was a stop-off on their way as they passed  through Seil Sound.

Money raised will go towards the Armed Forces Para-Snowsports Team that helps wounded, injured and sick military personnel still serving and veterans by re-introducing the spirit of challenge and competition they were accustomed to in normal service life.

Easdale branch chairman Ron Hetherington said: ‘It’s an amazing challenge they have taken on and an incredible feat. We wish them well and at our next meeting we will be proposing we make a donation.’

To make a donation go to https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/kayak4heroes

Caption: Supporting Kayak4heroes on Seil.

Pictures: Kayak4Heroes