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OCC Challenge Grant awarded to Jenny Decker

by Jenny Decker & Derrick Thorrington 8 Feb 13:39 UTC

The OCC is delighted to announce that a Challenge Grant has been awarded to Jenny Decker - a solo sailor battling a neurodegenerative disease and aiming to circumnavigate while she can.

The Ocean Cruising Club is pleased to support Jenny Decker's "Just a Lap" circumnavigation and has awarded a Challenge Grant towards the costs of the voyage and the purchase of important items of equipment. This grant is the tenth to be made since 2019. A variety of challenging projects have been supported in that time, including unsupported, non-stop, singlehanded circumnavigations and several environmental maritime research projects.

Jenny comments: "It is hard to express in words how grateful I am to the OCC for helping a fellow sailor along the way and believing in my journey. I am extremely proud to be a member of such an incredible organization and truly look forward to taking the OCC around the world with me. "Just a Lap" may be followed on Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok as well as ways to support the endeavour on these social media outlets".

Read the full article here.

This article has been provided by the courtesy of the Ocean Cruising Club.

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