Inaugural Property Regatta 2017 making waves for charity.

The 2017 Property Regatta, a brand-new event in 2017, created and managed by Britannia Corporate Events, has made a significant donation to three brilliantly worthwhile charities. 

The Property Regatta is a day long sailing event exclusively for those in property, construction and facilities sector and includes a fantastic programme of training, racing, networking and fun with colleagues and top movers and shakers in the industry.  In 2017, its first year, teams from Calford Seaden, DWP Housing, Gleeds, GP Commercial Investments, Hesler Homes, Mace, Matthews Goodman, Richard Daniels, ThisWeekinFM, TM Group amongst others, took to the water to battle it out for line honours with the winning, second and third placed teams taking home a % of the charity pot for their nominated charity. 

On the water action at the 2017 Property Regatta

Overall 2017 champions, Gleeds, donated their winnings to Dive Ability, a member led scuba diving charity committed to enabling people who have disabilities or disadvantages to discover the adventurous world of scuba diving.

“We are extremely grateful for the generous donation of to our charity from the Britannia Property Regatta on Friday 22 September 2017. Dive Ability aims to make scuba diving accessible to as many people as possible, regardless of physical ability or background.  Achievement is realised through regular, educational pool sessions and diving holidays, with specialist support and equipment being provided so that positive scuba diving experiences are accessible to all.  Our motto is 'breaking barriers with bubbles' and that's what we constantly strive to achieve. Every member of our team has a passion for scuba diving and the immense sense of freedom it can offer. More than that, we are passionate about sharing that freedom with you.  We aim to teach scuba diving in a way that suits the individual, at a pace they are comfortable with and we aim to make it fun!”  Simon Davis, Chairman DiveAbility

Overall 2017 champions Gleeds, collecting their trophy

Second place went to Mace who donated their monies to Alzheimer’s Research UK, and third placed team Matthews & Goodman donated their winnings to the firm’s charity for 2017 – 2019 – Macmillan Cancer Support. 

“Matthews & Goodman are proud to support Macmillan as the firm’s charity for 2017-2019, as nominated by our staff.  Cancer affects all of us. Macmillan Cancer Support provides a constant source of support for those affected by cancer from the moment they are diagnosed, through their treatment and beyond.

The number of people with cancer is growing every day and staff at Matthews & Goodman want to make a real difference to their lives.”

Second place, Mace.

The 2018 Property Regatta will take place in Hamble, on 21 – 22 September 2018 and is open to (but isn't limited to) developers, residential estate agents, commercial agents, contractors, facilities and property managers, specialist suppliers and more.  To find out more visit http://www.britanniaevents.co.uk/industry-regattas/the-property-regatta/

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