This coming Saturday and Sunday, we're working on our SECOND rescue vessel!

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This coming Saturday and Sunday, we're working on our SECOND rescue vessel!

Time: July 20, 2013 at 10am to July 21, 2013 at 5pm
Location: Nelson's Marine Dock, Alameda Point (across the road from the Yard gate
Street: 1500 Ferry Point, junction of W. Oriskaney
City/Town: Alameda
Website or Map: https://maps.google.com/maps?…
Phone: 408-256-1290
Event Type: launch, commission, ballasting, painting
Organized By: Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG
Latest Activity: Jul 18, 2013

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Our CAUSE is to save lives after coastal disasters and provide humanitarian aid. To achieve that, we have one boat in operation in our new permanent base in Acapulco, Mexico and we are now building a new, purpose-designed rescue vessel that can carry food, water and medical supplies and doctors.

Thunderbird 2 is now in the water and at dock! It's great to be out of the marine yard...

- We're prepping and painting the flybridge and deck, a great milestone, and the boat will start looking pretty...

- If we have enough people, we'll put the mast up!

As usual, we'll have drinkies and food after the work session!

SIGN UP HERE IF YOU'RE LOCAL AND WOULD LIKE TO HELP!! We are working on the boat 7 days per week, just call Captain Ray on 408-256-1290 to make sure someone's at the boat if you're coming during week days.

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Comment by Brian Kahrs on July 18, 2013 at 12:46pm

Wish I could make it out! I've been MIA because I moved to Seattle... let me know when IRG starts a boat up here!

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