Britannia - Second Century, Second Chance

by Vicki Samuels in Winkleigh, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 26th September 2018 we successfully raised £5,311 with 57 supporters in 67 days

"Oldies" in Devon are restoring a large 103 year old sailing boat, passing on traditional skills to all ages in the Community.

by Vicki Samuels in Winkleigh, England, United Kingdom

Extra funding

Legal & General logo

Legal & General has provided £450 of funding

Legal & General are delighted to support this justified winner of the Community Legends campaign. We're excited to play a part in their story, and for this to be a continuation of our support for projects run by, or for the over 55's.

Devon County Council logo

Devon County Council has provided £300 of funding

Devon County Council is proud to support ‘not for private profit’ organisations delivering a wide range of activities that enrich and involve local communities; improving and achieving the things that matter most to them, in the ways that they choose. Helping local communities in Devon to help themselves.

The Crowd

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Devon County Council pledged £300

22nd October 2018 12:35

Devon County Council has also backed 7 other projects

Chris Bird pledged £331

14th September 2018 00:00

Anonymous pledged £20

10th September 2018 18:09

Anonymous pledged £20

8th September 2018 09:18

Anonymous pledged £20

28th August 2018 16:13

Emma Wild pledged £50

27th August 2018 14:11

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Legal & General pledged £350

23rd August 2018 21:01

Legal & General has also backed 4 other projects

heff pledged £50

23rd August 2018 10:49

heff has also backed 1 other project

Anonymous pledged £5

17th August 2018 15:30

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Penny Middleton pledged £15

17th August 2018 08:22

Penny Middleton has also backed 1 other project


This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£10 or more

Britannia Key ring

A Britannia Sailing Trust key ring and a thank you!

£15 or more

4 of 30 claimed

Set of 3 original printed cards

These cards are from an original lino print and special editions printed for Britannia Sailing Trust

£20 or more

Britannia Sailing Trust Tee Shirt

Large White or Medium Tee with Britannia Sailing Trust logo

£50 or more

Wooden hand-turned Fid for rope splicing

The wood for these fids comes out of Britannia - some of it may be up to 300 years old. They will be branded with her name for authenticity

£50 or more

8 x 4 Framed Photograph of Britannia

A Selection of beautiful 8 x 4 prints of Britannia sailing.

£65 or more

0 of 50 claimed

Britannia Belaying Pin

A wooden belaying pin fashioned from timber that has come out of Britannia and branded with her name.

£65 or more

Branded Door Stop with rope handle

Large pieces of Oak or Larch that are timbers from Britannia will be branded with her name and fashioned into on trend door stops

£100 or more

2 of 50 claimed

Print from original painting plus name on bulkhead

A limited edition of prints from various original paintings of Britannia, plus name engraved on brass bulkead

£150 or more

3 of 20 claimed

Oak doorstop, name engraved on brass bulkhead

The Oak to make these doorstops was originally from Sandringham and it will be at the very least, 300 years old. The wood will have Britannia branded in it, and the donor's name will be added to a brass bulkhead in the boat as a thank you.

£250 or more

One day boatbuilding skills workshop

You can begin to learn a traditional wooden boatbuilding skill, have your name engraved on Britannia's bulkhead and a small wooden fid

£500 or more

Day sail on Britannia with guest

A Voucher offering a chance to sail on this magnificent boat. Name engraved on the bulkhead, and a wooden fid to take home.

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