Brian Blessed (our Hon. President!)

“I accept being your president, a great honour – deeply appreciated! Make BIG BIG waves, go for it. Keep in touch, see you soon!”

Sir Ranulph Fiennes “To the Bournemouth Surf Boat Club...catch em big!”

Sir Steve Redgrave “Good luck and Big Waves!!! All the best.”

Sir Patrick Moore “Best of luck to you all – keep to the sea of tranquillity.”

Will Carling “To Bournemouth Surf Boat Club, good luck.”

Martin Bell “With best wishes Bournemouth Surfboat Club.”

Uri Geller (our positive thinking guru) “To everyone at the Bournemouth Surf Boat Club, I am with you on this one! Love and much energy.”

Sir Seb Coe - The London organising committee of the Olympic games and Paraympic games

Ricky Gervais “To Bournemouth Surf Boat Club, Cheers!”

HRH The Prince of Wales – sends his best wishes to Bournemouth Surf Boat Club.


Les Patterson “no worries shipmates!”


Dame Edna Everage “to ellis, good rowing possum!”


Toyah Wilcox


Chris Evans

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