CharityDetail

The Ahoy Centre

What it does
  • A watersports based charity changing lives and building life skills through sailing and rowing.
Who works here
  • 15 employees and 11 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • Children/young People
  • People With Disabilities
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • Other Defined Groups
  • The General Public/mankind
Sector(s) covered
  • Education/training
  • Disability
  • Amateur Sport
Where it operates
  • Throughout London
How it's governed
  • UK Charity, number: 1084122
  • First registered on 14/12/2000
UN SDGs
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Quality Education
Reduced Inequalities
Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers Filed on
31/12/2017 £811,919 £885,999 -£74,080 £1,207,754 4 15 11 21/09/2018
31/12/2016 £1,021,974 £785,492 £236,482 £1,281,834 5 18 23 24/07/2017
31/12/2015 £727,670 £681,122 £46,548 £1,045,352 4 11 62 14/09/2016
31/12/2014 £622,742 £748,409 -£125,667 £998,804 2 16 56 20/07/2015
31/12/2013 £644,597 £595,418 £49,179 £1,124,472 5 9 56 09/09/2014
31/12/2012 £663,395 £323,173 £340,222 £1,075,294 4 4 0 17/05/2013
31/12/2011 £265,881 £370,305 -£104,424 18/07/2012
31/12/2010 £335,666 £424,537 -£88,871 14/06/2011
31/12/2009 £473,699 £522,790 -£49,091 20/10/2010
31/12/2008 £575,018 £379,902 £195,116 £977,458 10 3 120 01/07/2009
Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 6 grant making charities totalling £556,392

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£149,296
31/12/2018
Greater London Authority All Aboard will provide a programme of activities that will help 84 young people in Greenwich, Lewisham and Southwark at risk of exclusion/offending make positive life choices. Attending once a week on Saturday for up to two years, they will participate in water-side and dry-side sporting and creative activities; personal development/employability training workshops; one-to-one mentoring support and a fortnightly Peer Support Group.
£149,296
31/07/2018
Greater London Authority Since 2003, the AHOY Centre has transformed the lives of 4,500+ disadvantaged young people (YP) in SE London using the medium of watersports to empower them to flourish both on and off the water. “All Aboard” builds on this experience to provide a programme of activities that will help 84 YP in Greenwich, Lewisham and Southwark at risk of exclusion/offending make positive life choices. Attending once a week on Saturday for up to two years, YP will participate in water-side and dry-side sporting and creative activities; Personal Development/Employability Training workshops; one-to-one mentoring support and a fortnightly Peer Support Group
£15,000
31/03/2018
Garfield Weston Foundation Sailing For All
£102,000
31/10/2017
City Bridge Trust £102,000 over two years (2 x £51,000) towards the AHOY Centre's Sail to Prevail programme for disabled people including the costs of a full time Assistant Sailing Instructor.
£80,800
28/02/2017
Henry Smith Charity towards two years' salary of two part-time posts providing additional support and mentoring to vulnerable young people at a sailing and water-based project in London
£20,000
03/11/2016
Lloyds Bank Foundation The charity uses waterbased activities to engage the most disadvantaged. The funding will support a Leadership and Apprenticeship Programme aimed at getting NEETs work ready and into meaninful employment.
£10,000
30/04/2015
National Lottery The group will use the funding to purchase a new safety boat, for use alongside water sports sessions for disadvantaged young people. This will enable the group to cater for increasing numbers of people, with diverse needs and backgrounds, interested in developing their skills and confidence in new ways.
£30,000
08/10/2014
Lloyds Bank Foundation The charity uses waterbased activities to engage the most disadvantaged. The funding will support a Leadership and Apprenticeship Programme aimed at getting NEETs work ready and into meaninful employment.
Governance
Trustees (6)
  • Anne Wheeler
  • Vivien Burnett
  • Giovanna Pomilio
  • Anthony Desmond Ballantyne Clarke
  • Michael Rees (2 trusteeships)
  • Malcolm Graham Chumbley
Main office

The Ahoy Centre
Borthwick Street
Deptford
London
SE8 3JY

Objectives

TO PROVIDE OR ASSIST IN THE PROVISION OF BOATING AND SAILING FACILITIES FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC ON THE DEPTFORD WATERFRONT FOR RECREATION AND LEISURE-TIME OCCUPATION WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE OF SUCH PERSONS.