Marlow Ropes were massively kind and supplied some new running rigging for Helen Mary R. They are extremely proud of their heritage – not only as a brand recognised around the world for quality, performance and innovation, but as a business with ties to the local community going back over 200 years.
Please visit and support them at https://www.marlowropes.com/
McMurdo were amazing and donated a new EPIRB and float free container for Helen Mary R. The EPIRB is an essential piece of safety kit and McMurdo is the world’s most trusted name in Emergency Readiness and Response including market-leading search and rescue systems and equipment.
Please visit and support them at https://www.mcmurdogroup.com/
Ace Fire and Security are a local Plymouth based business, they donated new fire equipment, including extinguishers and smoke / CO2 detectors for Helen Mary R. With over sixty years’ worth of experience with great dedication to quality we can't thank them enough for helping to keep us safe!
Please visit and support them at https://www.acefire-group.co.uk/
We are proud to work with the Mount Batten Centre in Plymouth. The team at the MBC were instrumental in selecting participants for our #ASPIRE360 Round Britain Challenge. The Centre is open year round and welcomes everyone to participate in many water and land based activities.
Please visit and support them at https://www.mount-batten-centre.com/
YachtManager.co.uk is an online yacht management software system designed to manage all aspects of vessel management. We are very lucky to have been donated free use of the software to manage all aspects of Helen Mary R's operations, from scheduled maintenance to passage planning.
Please visit and support them at https://yachtmanager.co.uk/
Thanks to Mike Kinsey who has taken some amazing pictures of our adventures over the years; particularly those shown on our website. Thank you Mike
Particular and heart felt thanks go to Paul White who has supported and mentored us through some challenging times, his support and belief in us and the Project has driven us on. Thanks Paul
Thanks to Bracken Jellier who helped us with PR particularly whilst we sailed around Britain on our #ASPIRE360 challenge. Thanks Bracken!
There will always be many more individuals that help in small ways that are not mentioned; we sincerely value and thank everyone who has helped in some way to make the Project what it is today. Particularity we'd like to thank our volunteers as without their time, commitment and professionalism Helen Mary R wouldn't be able to sail.