Bosham Reach - Mike Brooke Talk Fight for Sight on Theos Future
Published 14:00 on 24 Nov 2021
Wednesday 1st December from 18:00
Hear the story of an inspirational voyage around Britain in 2008 onboard a 19ft Cape Cutter named Theo's Future. The adventures and hardships faced by this small yacht in memory of his beloved eldest son Simon, and in so doing, raise money for crucial research that might assist his blind Godson, Theo, to gain his sight.
Mike Brooke published an account of his incredible 86 day voyage around Great Britain to raise money for Moorfields Hospital and the UCL Institute of Opthamology to continue their vital research to combat congenital blindness which has affected his Godson among thousands of others. All 1000 books have now been sold but second hand copies, in good condition, can be found on Amazon/Internet just type in 'Fight for Sight on Theo's Future'. On the positive side, Theo is now fast approaching 15 years and has a buddy dog (black lab called Penny!) issued by Guide Dogs. Guide dogs are only available to over 18 year olds. Donations, however small, are always welcome
"I recommend you read this and be captivated." - the late Admiral Sir Sandy Woodward GBE KCB
All members are welcome to join Mike Brooke in the Clubhouse from 6pm.
If you would prefer to join on Zoom a link will be sent by email on the morning of the talk.
Last updated 11:45 on 13 July 2023