A total of £78,328, was raised at the Ellen MacArthur Trust Ball at Cowes 8/8/07
A total of £78,328, was raised at the Ellen MacArthur Trust Ball which took place at Skandia Cowes Week on Monday night. The overall figure was £26,000 more than the ball raised last year.
Auction prizes on offer included a once in a lifetime driving experience on the Nurburgring in Germany, a bespoke Stevensons rocking horse, a VW Touareg all expenses paid driving experience for two in Dubai and the top lot on the evening an Avon 5.6 adventurer rib signed by Ellen MacArthur, which was auctioned for an amazing £20,000.
There was even a trip to the set of ITV’s Emmerdale which was snapped up by APP Broadcast and BBC Sailing Correspondent Richard Simmonds!