Gruelling canoeing tribute to the Cockleshell Heroes on the raid’s 75th anniversary – British Canoeing

Keith-canoeKeith Breslauer, a longstanding supporter of the Royal Marines Charitable Trust and managing director of private equity firm, Patron Capital, joined injured Royal Marines as the only civilian in a taxing paddle, 85-miles up the Gironde estuary, France, followed by a 100-mile yomp in a recreation of the heroic ‘Cockleshell Heroes’ raid on its 75th anniversary.

On December 5th, I embarked on a gruelling charity endeavour in support of the incredible work of The Royal Marines Charity. This is the latest chapter in my longstanding partnership with this worthy cause, which sees me participating in a recreation of Operation Frankton, often described as the most courageous raid of World War II. Read more…

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