This weekend, kayakers and paddleboarders are traveling around the island to raise funds for the child sexual abuse prevention charity, Saving Children and Revealing Secrets [SCARS], during the eighth annual “Kayak for Kids” event.

The 40-mile route started at Somerset Long Bay Beach at 8am today [September 30] and finishes at Clearwater Beach in St David’s, from where participants will begin on Sunday morning, and return to Somerset Long Bay.

Funds raised by corporate sponsorship and individuals will support Scars’ training and awareness activities.

Donations can be made at or by visiting

Kayaking for Kids sponsors include title sponsor, Gallagher Re; gold sponsors, Howden Tiger, and Fidelis MGU; silver sponsors, Appleby, Conyers, Everen Group, Allied World, Conduit Re, AON, Chubb, Liberty Mutual Insurance, QBE Foundation, Everest Re, Ark; and bronze sponsors, Ariel Re, Lancashire, Lockton.|