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Fifth Bangor Bay Sea Kayak Race Raises Funds For Local Lifeboat

26th June 2017
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Fifth Bangor Bay Sea Kayak Race Raises Funds For Local Lifeboat Photo: Bangor RNLI/Facebook

#RNLI - During the Sea Bangor Festival over the weekend, Bangor RNLI was delighted to welcome Jackie Patton of Ballyholme Yacht Club and Robert Montgomery from the Belfast Kayak Club to receive a cheque for £1,700 raised for the lifeboat station in the fifth annual Bangor Bay Sea Kayak Race last month.

Receiving the cheque was deputy launching authority Bryan Lawther, watched by crew members Kyle Marshall, Kat Lindsay, Joanne Heasley and Richard McClinton - and not forgetting Stormy Sam.

Thanking Patton and Montgomery, Lawther said: “As a charity, It is events like yours that raise the money we need to protect the waters around our coast.

“And the event itself gave us the opportunity to discuss sea safety with all participants.”

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MacDara Conroy

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