Become a Bessie benefactor!

Support this Wells whelker and Dunkirk Little Ship's restoration back to a working life on the water.  

Join the crew determined to bring Bessie back to working life by funding her restoration with Rescue Wooden Boats!  

What will it take?  At least:
  • 2 oak trees  
  • 1 larch tree
  • 3,000 copper fastenings
  • New sail, spars & rigging
  • Engine, engine fittings & controls
  • Lots of paint
  • 2,000 highly skilled working hours over a few years
  • Educational filming of the work

Your help will see Bessie seaworthy again!  You can;

  • Make a standing order for a regular donation to support Bessie's ongoing restoration by completing standing order and gift aid forms. 
  • Make a one-off donation to support Bessie's restoration with a UK BACS transfer.

See bank details for BACS transfer donations, standing order form and Gift Aid form to the right →