We have supported Cowes Sailability club for several years. Founded in 2002 by Patrick de Peyer to help make sailing and boating accessible to Island residents, boating trips during Cowes Week is a fixture in the clubs events calendar, taking the disabled and their families or careers for exhilarating trips on “Wet Wheels” Geoff Holts 9 meter motor catamaran. Commodore Paul Wilks spoke to Cowes Rotary club about the aims and ambitions of the club, also meeting the demands of increasing safety and caring regulations with the attendant training of the volunteer staff. Commodore Paul was presented with a cheque for £500 to support “Wet Wheels” for one day in […]
Despite the fire in Medina Village earlier this year, destroying all our equipment, with the help of our junior Interact club we raised nearly £1000 for worthy causes and provided much enjoyment during the week.
The Rotary Club of Cowes Balloon Rocket launcher was as popular as ever at this years Cowes Week with balloons kindly sponsored by the Southern Co-Op Store, Cowes and the balloon gas part sponsored by the Best Western New Holmwood Hotel, Cowes.
The Rotary Balloon Rocket Launcher was busy all through Cowes Week and was popular with both children & adults, using biodegradable balloons & labels.