Two Oceans Marine supports The Little Optimist

Posted on Jul 1, 2018 in Media & Boat Reviews

Cape Town marine manufacturer, Two Oceans Marine Manufacturing, has become the platinum sponsor for charity The Little Optimist, and is appealing to the global boating community to join the company in supporting a worthwhile cause.

The Little Optimist’s story is an inspirational one: In April 2016, Greg Bertish sailed an 8-foot Children’s Optimist dinghy around the Cape of Storms on the Cape Town coast of South Africa. He crossed False Bay, rounded Cape Point and headed for Langebaan Lagoon on the wild West Coast. His 200-kilometre journey matched the 200 days he had spent in hospital at age thirty, fighting life-threatening heart infections caused by a tropical bacterium.

 

Read the article in Boating South Africa, here

Read the article in Sailing Magazine online, here

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