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Wetwheels Founder to Make Third Visit to Jersey Boat Show

Wetwheels Founder to Make Third Visit to Jersey Boat Show

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The founder of Wetwheels, Geoff Holt MBE, will return to Jersey for the Barclays Jersey Boat Show for the third year in succession, bringing with him the original Wetwheels fast catamaran to operate alongside the recently-commissioned Wetwheels Jersey to offer joint trips for up to twenty passengers at a time. The Wetwheels fast catamarans are […]

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Lloyds TSB Foundation gets Wetwheels going

| June 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Funding from the Lloyds TSB Foundation has enabled a new charity to buy the latest state of the art equipment to open up the waters around the Island for a variety of community uses. Wetwheels Jersey was set up last year to provide Islanders who do not have the ability to enjoy local waters with […]

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Almost £6000 raised for new local charity at Barclays Jersey Boat Show

Almost £6000 raised for new local charity at Barclays Jersey Boat Show

| May 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

The 2013 Barclays Jersey Boat Show raised almost £6000 for new local charity, Wetwheels Jersey. The majority of the funds were raised by the ‘Hook a Duck’ game on the Barclays stand and the amount was matched by Barclays to total £5917.98. Trips out on the Wetwheels UK catamaran also helped to raise both profile […]

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Flotilla arrival for Barclays Jersey Boat Show’s beneficiary charity

Flotilla arrival for Barclays Jersey Boat Show’s beneficiary charity

| May 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

A spectacular flotilla arrival of four Navy vessels and a military helicopter took place in St Helier today in the lead up to this year’s Barclays Jersey Boat Show. HMS SMITHER and HMS BLAZER, both university vessels, along with two Offshore Raiding Crafts (ORCs), the St. Helier lifeboats and the Lynx Helicopter overhead assembled at […]

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Wetwheels Jersey gets set for a June launch

Wetwheels Jersey gets set for a June launch

| May 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Wetwheels Jersey, the new charity that aims to provide those who do not get out on the water with the opportunity to get afloat, has raised the money to buy a 40-knot powerboat in just six months. The boat will be delivered in June and the charity plans to take hundreds of disabled and disadvantaged […]

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Le Tournoi pushes the boat out

Le Tournoi pushes the boat out

| December 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Disabled and disadvantaged Islanders will be able to enjoy the thrill of powerboating from next year, after the charity Le Tournoi gave the go-ahead for the construction of a new £150,000 fast catamaran for the Island. Wetwheels Jersey is based on the unique service provided by quadriplegic sailor, Geoff Holt MBE from his base on […]

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