Two UM boats, comprising teams of 12, took part in a day of racing in Belfast on September 15th.
The UM boats competed against representatives from other divisions of holding company W&R Barnett to celebrate the business’s 125th anniversary. In total, 10 boats took part.
The event was held at Bryson Lagan Sports in Belfast, followed by a celebratory dinner.
So far, the UM team – supported by match funding by W&R Barnett - has raised £32,950. In total, over £221,000 will be donated to the full range of charities nominated by all the crews taking part.
Ben Macer, CEO of UM Group, said: “The event was a fantastic way to help celebrate the 125thanniversary of our holding company, W&R Barnett.
“The money raised from the day for the British Heart Foundation and other charities is staggering.