for The Prostate Cancer Charity
Imagine standing at the edge of an open doorway in an aircraft
flying at 10,000 feet. 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!
reach out to more men with prostate cancer
and their families, providing them with essential
information and support. We’re also making
headway in research and campaigning to raise
the profile of the disease which kills one man
every hour in the UK. Join us, totally free, in an
exhilarating, thrilling, adrenaline-filled experience
to help us achieve our vision of a world where
lives are no longer limited by prostate cancer.
So, what’s it all about?
• If you raise the minimum amount of
sponsorship or over from family and friends,
the skydive will be totally free!
The Prostate Cancer Charity and Skyline • Choose from 3 types of jump – these are
have teamed up to offer you a once in a lifetime listed below.
opportunity – to experience this adrenaline and • Jump from at least 10,000 feet, just like
excitement for FREE and for a great cause. All we the professionals!
ask is that you raise a minimum sponsorship fee. • Training and the skydive all completed in one
or two days.
Why skydive for The Prostate Cancer
Charity? Which jump should I choose?
You will be skydiving for a great cause and your We offer you the choice of three different types
support really will make a difference. You will of jump – Tandem, Static line and Accelerated
not only be raising funds but also awareness freefall (AFF) – please see the table below for
of prostate cancer, the most common cancer more information.
in men in the UK. Every skydiver helps us to
Tandem Static line AFF
Min sponsorship £395 £360 £535
Jump altitude 10,000 ft 30,000 ft 10,000 ft
Duration 1 day 2 days 2 days
Jump type With instructor Solo Solo
Certification BPA Approved Certificate
Comments Ideal if you want to For those who want The first level of
experience 120mph to jump solo and a professional
freefall without an also take the first skydiver’s course.
extra day of training. step towards
Are there any restrictions on who The cost of your skydive will vary depending on the
can skydive? jump you choose. All jumps require you to send in
your booking form and deposit before we can start
Tandem Static line AFF organising your jump for you – please do this as
soon as possible so that we can give you the date
Age 16 and over 15 to 50 16 to 50
of your choice and so that you can start preparing
Weight Under 15 stone yourself for the experience of a lifetime!
Please note for all your jumps your weight should When can I jump?
be roughly in proportion to your height and some You can choose to jump on any day you like.
centres have other weight limits – please contact If your chosen day is not available, Skyline will
us for details. The principal medical restrictions contact you to arrange an alternative.
for all jumps are diabetes, epilepsy, fits, recurrent
blackouts, heart or lung disease, mental illness and Where can I jump?
some cases of asthma. You will be required to sign
There are over 20 British Parachute Association
a medical form before your jump declaring your
fitness to take part – this will be sent to you upon approved centres across the UK. Once we have
receipt of your reservation form but is also available received your reservation form we will do our
on request. Those under the age of 18 will need best to place you at the nearest centre but if this
the medical form signed by a parent or guardian; is not possible we will contact you to discuss
those aged 40 and over, or those with a medical the alternatives.
condition, will need it signed by their doctor.
Location Tandem Static line AFF
Pre-existing physical conditions will not necessarily
prevent you from taking part but please do inform Cornwall x x x
us of any physical conditions as this may affect the Honiton x x
location of your jump; if you are in any doubt then Salisbury x x x
please contact us for further information. Maidstone x x x
How does the payment scheme work?
Swindon x x x
The sponsorship system makes is easy for you to
Cirencester x x x
take part and ensures you that you do not have to
pay all of your sponsorship money in advance. Swansea x
Bicester x x x
Booking deposit: £70 in advance, but can be taken
out of the minimum sponsorship that you raise. Brackley x x
Cambridge x x x
Cost of jump: This will vary depending on the
jump you choose. it must be paid on the day of Norwich x x x
your jump to Skyline. Peterborough x
Money to us: This will vary depending on the Nottingham x x
jump you choose. This is not due until 4 weeks Whitchurch x x
after your jump. Brigg x x x
Bridlington x x x
Lancaster x x
Grange-over- x x
Durham x x
Coleraine x x
Auchterarder x x
St Andrews x x
Errol x x
I want to jump – what should I do now?
Simply fill in the enclosed booking form and
ensure that you give details of when and where
you would like to jump.
Is there anything else I should know?
On payment to the parachute centre of the fee
for the training and the jump, all skydivers are
covered by the British Parachuting Association
Insurance Policy up to £2 million for liability to
Please note: this does not cover you or your
dependants for personal injury including death.
You are therefore strongly recommended to take
out your own insurance cover.
There are a number of recommended insurers on
the BPA website: www.bpa.org.uk/member/
Parachuting is an ideal group activity so why not
get a group of friends and colleagues together and
share your parachuting experience with others. Any more questions?
Please send us all bookings at the same time and
because of the lack of availability of group places The Prostate Cancer Charity
Tel: 020 8222 7137
we strongly recommend that you call us before
reserving your places to discuss available dates.
Filming your skydive
Tel: 020 7424 5522
A freefall cameraman may be available on the Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
day to video your jump and in most cases you
can also get still photographs as well. Prices If you have any specific questions about
for this range from approximately £75 - £150 your skydive please contact Skyline directly
and further details and a telephone number as they are in the best position to help you.
to arrange this will be contained in your
The Prostate Cancer Charity is a registered charity in England and Wales (1005541) and in Scotland (SC039332).
Registered company 2653887.