Spirit of Sport Memorabilia Auction
- Fri, 1 Feb 2013
Items of special interest to sailing as well as general sports fans will be coming under the hammer in an exciting array of sport memorabilia to be sold for charity.
To be held at Plymouth's Life Centre on 10 February, one of Ben Ainslie's rash vests/overbibs, signed by the quadruple Olympic gold medallist, will line up alongside a framed illustration signed by the whole of the 2012 British Olympic sailing team.
There will also be a GBR Olympics jacket and a jacket signed by the America's Cup legend Dennis Conner.
From New Zealand comes a framed piece of sailcloth from the yacht Camper, signed by Emirates Team New Zealand boss Grant Dalton and Volvo Ocean Race skipper Chris Nicholson while a pair of photographs of the 45-foot World Series catamarans racing off Plymouth is signed by Russell Coutts and Jimmy Spithill.
And from Spain comes a framed drawing of the hull lines of Volvo round the world race winner ABN AMRO ONE, signed by the designer, Juan Kouyoumdjian.
If you don't like sailing there are John Terry's football boots, a signed London Wasps team shirt or a Manchester United shirt signed by Dennis Law or even a signed photo and swimming cap from Ruta Meilutye, Olympic gold swimmer.
For further information contact Claire Alexander, Becky McLaren and the other organisers via the Facebook page.
When: 10 Feb 2013
Where: Plymouth's Life Centre
Contact: Facebook - Spirit of Sport Memorabilia Auction
Funds are being raised in memory of Gracie Keown (Meningitus UK), Mollie Sanders (The Snowdrop Appeal) & Royal Marine Sam Alexander MC (42 Commando Welfare Fund).