Caribbean - Thunderbird 5

This beautiful 97' gaff-rigged ketch Thunderbird 5 (formerly known as Sir Martin II) has been donated to IRG by philanthropist Captain Edward "Butch" Martin early 2014 and has already conducted a mission to Haiti to support the cholera epidemic and orphanages, clinics etc. there and other humanitarian aid missions. Completed 2nd mission to Haiti a month ago! We transported a huge cargo of recycled sails from Sails For Sustenance for subsistance fishermen, medical supplies from Mount Sinai Medical Center and Lower Keys Medical Center and 50 cases of tools for Haiti Communitere. 

Looking for medical professionale and crew, fundraising now to operate more missions from Miami to Haiti.

Also chartering a few weeks every year to help pay for our operations. Click here to learn more about Adventure Cruises!

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Location: Caribbean
Members: 9
Latest Activity: Jan 17

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Comment by Debby Mohr on December 22, 2014 at 11:13am

Can't wait to join you in Haiti for 2 weeks :) xoxoxo

Comment by Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG on December 22, 2014 at 10:41am

Now in Hollywood, FL awaiting crew and preparing for the next mission down the Caribbean chain via Haiti. Awaiting supplies for a children's safehouse there.

Comment by John O Duke on February 28, 2014 at 3:49pm

Where is the boat I have a huge sail to donate , older from the Dream Catcher , it would be good for shelter , ect

Capt John Duke

Comment by Brian Miles Kobernuss on February 6, 2014 at 3:18pm

a truly regal vessel.

Comment by Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG on February 3, 2014 at 8:10am

Does anyone have a spare laptop they don't need? Thunderbird 5 needs one for her navigation system!

Comment by Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG on January 30, 2014 at 6:51pm

We just accepted a huge cargo of recycled sails from Sails For Sustenance and are soliciting medical supplies from local hospitals. 


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