20/01/2007


The first one in the field of the humanitarian action

The organization of old gaffers race having for object the dispatching of essential donations for the Cape Verde Islands and Senegal populations.

From October, 2007, under the sponsoring of Patrick Poivre d'Arvor, T.I.A.H association. (International Crossings of Humanitarian Actions) will give the departure of an innovative nautical event since St-Malo where a lot of old gaffers will take the sea, the holds filled with food, ancillary medical and school gifts. 

Their first call is foreseen in Cape Verde Islands, second in Senegal. 

Bob Escoffier, skipper and professional of the sea, organizes for our association the maritime logistics of this event by leaning on his tremendous experience (course du Rhum, transat Jacques Vabre). 

The voyage will last approximately 2 months and will give the occasion to our loving crews of the sea, to ally pleasure and self-sacrifice. 

Other important aspect: this event supports the activity " old gaffers ", the real national patrimony, to preserve, to exploit and to make live. 

Numerous partners already joined this adventure, by supplying with the material, with donations or with subsidies to this association.
But the road is long and we are always in search of patrons and sponsors. 

Contact :
Port. : 06 09 93 81 73 

email : tiah@orange.fr 

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