Help for Heroes Crew to Receive New Gig on Scilly

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An official handover of H4H Valiant will take place on Scilly this coming Friday. The Epic Row team rowers will bring her to St. Mary’s from Tresco.

Friday 29th April – the National Maritime Museum/Epic Row crew will depart Tresco at 10:15hrs, arriving at Town Beach, St Mary’s at 11:00hrs where the handover will take place and the Help for Heroes crew will take the oars for the first time.

The following will be present at the handover:

  • The gig build team from National Maritime Museum Cornwall
  • Help for Heroes Gig Rowing Team
  • Hero Bear (Help for Heroes’ Royal Navy mascot)
  • Army Cadets
  • A flotilla of gigs from Isles of Scilly clubs as escort

It is hoped that the event will
1. highlight the support available to wounded forces personnel within the South West.
2. Recognise different methods of recovery and rehabilitatin.
3. Promote the ongoing need for support for psychological wounds as well as physical.

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