Forces Support awards grant to Turn to Starboard Charity

Posted September 15, 2023
General News Press Release

Forces Support are proud to announce awarding a funding grant of £32,400 to Veterans Sailing Charity, Turn to Starboard in support of their Skipper Scholarship Scheme. The Turn to Starboard Skipper Scholarship Scheme aims to build resilience, inspire confidence, instils leadership qualities and ultimately help veterans find work anywhere in the world with a coastline.

Paul Miller, Chief Instructor at Turn to Starboard said “This programme is an ambitious undertaking but the lasting impact we aim to achieve for each individual is life changing. We are hugely grateful to Forces Support for this incredibly generous grant.”

Carol Reynolds, CEO of Forces Support, said, “Forces Support is pleased to be able to assist with the funding required to Turn to Starboard Charity, and we look forward to continuing working alongside them in the future. Forces Support have been operating for over 10 years, helping bereaved families who have lost loved ones who served in the Armed Forces, and supporting our veterans too. This funding, plus our new partnership with Turn to Starboard enables us to continue to support those who have served and in need of support.”

To learn more about the Turn To Starboard charity, or to make a donation, visit or call 01326 314262