Corporate Supporters Skyline
All we ask is that you raise just £395 in sponsorship money in order for you to jump for free and in turn we will receive an average donation of £140. In addition to this, every extra pound that you raise over the minimum amount of £395 also comes straight to the Blue Ribbon Foundation, so please try to raise as much as you possibly can!
To book your jump, please go to:http://www.skylineparachuting.co.uk/bookingentry.aspx?clientID=81645
What is a freefall parachute jump like?
Imagine standing at the edge of an open doorway in an aircraft flying at 10,000 feet – the noise of the engines and the wind ringing in your ears with only the outline of distant fields below. Now imagine leaning forward out of that doorway and letting go – falling forward into the clouds, diving down through the air as you start freefalling at over 120mph! Then imagine the peace and quiet as the canopy opens, the steering toggles come down either side of you and you begin a tranquil parachute descent from a mile up in the air, steering yourself back down to the centre of the drop zone below. Imagine being able to do this for FREE whilst harnessed to a professional freefall parachute instructor and at the same time being able to help the Blue Ribbon Foundation! Stop imagining, it’s real and it’s happening all the time and YOU can be part of it …
What does the jump involve?
Technically the jump is called a ‘Tandem Skydive’. It is a Skydive because you will be freefalling through the air (without the parachute deployed) for several thousand feet; it is in Tandem because you will be harnessed to a professional parachute instructor at all times throughout the descent. This is the only way you can jump from such an altitude without spending thousands of pounds becoming a freefall parachutist. This jump is also much less demanding than the traditional ‘static line’ jump as the jump and training are completed in one day and your instructor will be in control of your landing.
QUESTIONS? Please call Skyline on 020 7424 5522
Where is the airfield?
The British Parachute Association approved centres that we use are located across the UK and are indicated on the map below. Once we have received your reservation form we will do our best to place you at your nearest available centre but if this is not possible we will contact you to discuss the alternatives.
Are there any restrictions on age or health?
For a tandem skydive you must be at least 16 years old and be under 15 stone in weight. Please note some centres have lower weight limits – please contact us for details. The principal medical restrictions are diabetes, epilepsy, fits, recurrent blackouts, heart or lung disease, mental illness and some cases of asthma. You will be required to sign a medical form before your jump declaring your fitness to take part – this will be sent to you upon receipt of your reservation form but is also available on request. Those under the age of 18 will need the medical form signed by a parent or guardian; those aged 40 and over, or those with a medical condition, will need it signed by their doctor.
Pre-existing physical conditions will not necessarily prevent you from taking part but please inform Skyline of any physical condition as this may affect the location of your jump. If you are in any doubt then please contact us for further information.
What about insurance?
You will automatically be covered for up to £2,000,000 third party insurance but this will not cover you for personal injury. Should you wish to take out cover for personal injury you should either arrange this through your own broker or you can contact us and we will send you a Personal Insurance Form.
How do I book my place for a FREE jump?
Simply reserve your place on-line at http://www.skylineparachuting.co.uk/bookingentry.aspx?clientID=81627 Please note you must also provide a £70 booking deposit made payable to ‘Skyline’ which can be taken out of your minimum sponsorship money. Your have four weeks from the date of your jump before your money to charity becomes due.
We sincerely hope that you decide to give it a go – it has often been described as a thrilling ‘once in a lifetime’ experience and is an excellent way in which to raise funds for such a worthwhile cause. There will be lots of other people trying parachuting for the very first time on the day, so you are welcome to bring along your friends and family so they can watch you on a day you will simply never forget – the day you perform an exhilarating skydive or parachute jump in aid of Blue Ribbon Foundation.
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