June 2017 Recipients
Wellington’s St James Sea Scouts have received $1886.00 to purchase new spinnaker sails for two of their new custom-built boats.
The Scout group has been sailing the Hutt River since 1945 and prior to the purchase of these new boats the oldest in their fleet was 60.
The Lower North Island Sea Scouts are hosting the Scouts National Regatta at the end of the year and it is paramount they provide safe boats for their guests to use. Being responsible for supplying boats for scouts as young as 5 during this time it requires the equipment to be safe and sea worthy.
The group are naming one of their new boats Zoom-Zoom as a token of their appreciation for the Mazda Foundation grant.