What You Can Do

“Unbelievable experience, the mixture of being on the water and chatting to like-minded people was worth more than any counselling session.”
Sailing participant
“Turn to Starboard has helped me on the road to recovery and I shall never forget it.”
Sailing participant
“Spending time as a family doing something we wouldn’t usually do was a brilliant adventure.”
Family Sail participants
“It’s been an amazing experience and feels like my soul has been recharged. Brilliant couple of days.”
Sailing participant
 ‘My daddy came back from Afghanistan – but when we went sailing, he really came back.’ 
Family Sail participant
“When I came to Turn to Starboard I felt scared and nervous … the week on the yacht was amazing … I felt part of a team.”
Sailing participant
“What an experience! … a chance to be a family. Thank you so much”
Family Sail participant
“For the first time in many years I have a purpose in life. I have goals to qualify as a RYA Yachtmaster. I feel alive again.”
Sailing participant
"We all had a fantastic time and not only acquired new skills but relished the family time we had away from all the distractions of everyday life and the stress of my injuries."
Family Sail participant
"Since my engagement with Turn to Starboard, life has taken on a new meaning and purpose. "
Sailing participant
"I felt in a better place and it markedly improved my interaction with others, delivering a new sense of purpose, value and belonging."
Sailing participant
"Turn to Starboard provides much-needed aid to a steady and growing stream of beneficiaries "
Charity Patron - Sir Dusty Miller
"We believe there is something immeasurable about seeing the world from the sea. Sailing promotes a can-do attitude, a sense of well-being and camaraderie amongst all who participate."
Turn to Starboard CEO and founder Shaun Pascoe

If you wish to support our work, there are many ways we would love you to get involved.
The more people who support our cause, the more lives we can put back on track.  It’s that simple!


If you would like to support our work, there are many ways we would love you to get involved. You can…

  • Make a donation – every donation we receive helps us to support Armed Forces personnel and their families, who have been affected by military operation.  No gift is too small to make a difference.
  • Fundraise – we are always looking for people to help us fundraise and spread the word about the great work we do here at Turn to Starboard.
  • Volunteer – join our community of volunteers to help with marine engineering work, carpentry, painting, corporate events, photography, film, graphic design, social media, copywriting, PR, marketing and administration.


  • Make a donation from a charitable trust or grant-giving body – if you have links to a charitable trust or foundation and you would like to make a difference to the lives of those we support, we would be delighted to talk to you. Your financial help is vital in providing long-term support for our training programmes – without it we would not be able to plan for the future.
  • Be a corporate partner – good corporate partnerships bring increased customer loyalty, staff motivation and brand exposure.  They are also a fantastic way of demonstrating good corporate social responsibility to your customers while uniting your workforce.
  • Spread the word… tell your family, friends and colleagues about us.  You could even donate your Facebook page for a day or two. Simply change your Facebook profile picture to our logo and include our statement of purpose and website address as your status for a day.  If you would like to help us spread the word .. then go for it!

If you are interested in hearing more about what we do or would like to chat to us about how you can help, please get in touch.

Tel: 01326 314262 | Email: info@turntostarboard.co.uk

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