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A note of thanks from Peter

A big ‘thank you’ to Andrew Stonehouse and his team at Betta Canvas in Queanbeyan; they have sewn some edging to reinforce the sail I had to cut up. They have made five “new” sails from the original sail which … Continue reading

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Visit to Timor Leste [East Timor]

In October, Peter visited East Timor and presented some donated sails and other navigational aids to some local fishermen.                        

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Peter at the Rotary Club

Peter recently gave a talk on S.O.S. to the Rotary Club of Canberra – Burley Griffin. A short article can be found on page 2 of the Rotary Club Bulletin for 25th of July 2011. [PDF Download 1.69 MB] During … Continue reading

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Sails for delivery

Pallets of sails – photographed at Delfast’s Depot in Fyshwick, Canberra – last week. There are seven pallets of sails going to Uniting Church in Melbourne this week for on-going shipment – via containers to pacific countries/islands. Peter has asked … Continue reading

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Sails being delivered

Peter delivering some of the last batch of sails to the  Australian Foundation for the Peoples of Asia and the Pacific Limited George Wells MSS (Medical Supplies and Services) Warehouse Manager  AFAP – taking delivery of sails.

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A special follow-up to Zanzibar visit

Whilst visiting Zanzibar, Peter was asked to try to get help for local projects and children’s education. This picture shows Father Anselmo pumping water from a recently installed bore. If you would like to find out more about Father Anselmo’s … Continue reading

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A Note of Appreciation

Many thanks to Colin Stevenson and South of Perth Yacht Club for their generous donations. Colin advises that some of the sails were supplied by Paul Eldrid of Quantum Sails (peldrid@quantumsails.com.au). They are sails previously owned by some of his … Continue reading

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