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Oarsome Chance + PBO Project Boat at the Southampton Boat Show

As you may have seen on our social media (we’ve been shouting about this a lot!) OC has been working closely with Practical Boat Owner magazine on ‘Project Boat’, the completion of a Secret 20 kit in our workshop in Gosport. Now the boat is nearing completion, we’re really excited that the Secret 20 is being prepared … Read more

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In The News: MIND, Havant partners with Oarsome Chance to deliver £323k funding to get local families active

Havant And East Hants Mind is celebrating after being awarded £323,556 of National Lottery funding from Sport England to help low income families in Havant, over four years, to get active with their children. Mind, based at Leigh Park Community Centre, will work will Oarsome Chance to deliver the scheme, helping 120 families. Over the course … Read more

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Pfizer volunteers get busy at Oarsome Chance’s Apex Centre

Four Pfizer volunteers visited the Oarsome Chance Apex Centre in Havant for a day last month to offer valuable help on our projects. Brokered by support organisation Community First and supported and released by the Pfizer company, employees can choose from a number of suggested local projects and charities to help, by giving a day … Read more


Oarsome Chance send a team to the National Junior Indoor Rowing Championships

An Oarsome Adventure for a “Famous 5” to NJIRC 2018, 9 March 2018 Event report from Stu Mcclelland, Oarsome Chance Trustee For the first time, Oarsome Chance Foundation took a group of five young people, selected from its Young Mariners and Community Coastal Rowing Programmes, to London to compete in the National Junior Indoor Rowing Championships … Read more