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Swimming for Hope - Congratulations to the Director and Team who swam the Solent!

Posted 7th September 2010
Watts Contemporary Gallery


G.F. Watts, Hope, private collectionPerdita Hunt, Director of Watts Gallery successfully swam the Solent from Gilkicker Point to Ryde on the Isle of Wight, in aid of Watts Gallery Hope Emergency Fund. She was joined on the swim by Sarah Giles from Project Five, an IT company which supports Watts Gallery and by Leo Hacking, Perdita's nephew. The swim was 2.3 nautical miles (2.65 miles) and the team completed the Solent in 2 hrs 10 mins enduring strong winds and heavy waves but their efforts helped to raise over £5,000!

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