News Jul 2019

Taylor Wimpey crowned CRASH Sailing Cup Champions 2019

Taylor Wimpey are crowned the CRASH Sailing Cup Champions 2019, taking home the Cup at Port Solent on Friday 12th July.

The fourth annual Sailing Cup saw 11 teams from companies across the construction industry challenge each other in three races; 8build, ACO Technologies, AHR Architects, Amey, Bauder, BuckleyGrayYeoman, Cundall, Imtech and Scotch Partners all took part on the day.

The racing was followed with afternoon tea at the Port House with a prize giving ceremony, the top three teams were each awarded with a bespoke trophy and a bottle of gin. Taylor Wimpey were crowned the champions in 1st place, 8build Team 1 claimed 2nd place and Buckley Gray Yeoman came a respectable 3rd.

“It was wonderful to welcome so many people from the construction industry to the 2019 CRASH Sailing Cup Challenge. The event was great fun and a brilliant demonstration of the industry coming together to raise vital donations for their charity. We are incredibly grateful to everyone who took part and delighted that some companies have already booked their yachts for next year’s event in readiness to challenge Taylor Wimpey for the championship trophy”.

Kate Marsh

CRASH Senior Partnership Manager

The event raised £7,110 to support our work to help homelessness and hospice charities with their vital building projects.

A special thank you to our raffle prize sponsors Dulux Trade, Imtech, Knauf, VolkerFitzpatrick, Roux at Parliament Square, NMBS, The Jockey Club, The Castle Climbing Centre and Sunsail UK. Thank you to Flexseal who were unable to attend but generously donated to CRASH.

Images of the day can be seen below.

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