The Oarsome Chance OC16 skiff made its first foray on the water last week and we take a look back at how the bespoke Oarsome Chance boat design came about.

OC16 background

Oarsome Chance are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted as one of the chosen charities to take part in Tesco's Bag of Help scheme.

Garfield Weston Grant

A great night had by all at Hardway Sailing Club!

Oarsome Chance were happy to welcome Councillor Peter Edgar for a visit to our Maritime Workshop in Gosport.

We are delighted that award winning volunteer and charity fundraiser Lil' Les has selected Oarsome Chance as one of his supported charities for 2018!

Caoline Dinenage, MP visits Oarsome Chance

Local press reporting on the visit of Caroline Dinenage, MP, to our Maritime Workshop in Gosport:

Caroline Dinenage, MP, visits Oarsome Chance

Despite being newly promoted to Minister of State at the Department of Health and Social Care, Caroline Dinenage, MP for Gosport, took time out of her busy parliamentary schedule to visit our Maritime Workshop, to see for herself the new facilities and

Alex Thomson collects his Yachtsman of the Year award

We are very proud to announce that our Patron Alex Thomson, was presented with a trophy for Yachtsman of the Year, 2017 awarded by the 

Oarsome Chance Chariman of Trustees, Paul O'Grady and Principal, John Gillard

BBC South cameras came to our Maritime Workshop in Gosport and interviewed Oarsome Chance Chariman of Trustees, Paul O'Grady and Principal, John Gillard.

Oarsome Chance are very proud to announce that we have been awarded a funding grant by the Big Lottery Fund towards the work we are doing for activities for young people.

Oarsome Chance were very happy to be invited to be interviewed for the Louisa Hannon show on BBC Radio Solent.

Oarsome Chance Open Day - a great success!

Patron Alex Thomson and the Oarsome Chance team

Oarsome Chance are honoured to announce that record-breaking solo sailor Alex Thomson has become our first patron.

Alex, who lives locally to the Oarsome Chance operations in Gosport, said:

Oarsome Chance on water rowing

We're happy to announce that we're launching our new Oarsome Chance website.