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IRG in the Caribbean

IRG is now operational with two vessels in the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico fleet. Between both boats, they can make 12,000 litres of drinking water per day with desalinators which can support a town of 6,000 people and carry medical supplies - making IRG one of the top 100 humanitarian aid agencies in the world.

BREAKING NEWS: Thunderbird 5's Spring mission is over and we're transiting from St. Lucia, Windward Islands to St. Thomas, USVI. This is going to be done as a "cruise" for a month commencing in May going to Martinique, Dominica and British Virgin Islands, just $500 a week for a single berth, click here for more details!

NEWS Mar-15: IRG's fleet of two donated boats and three IRG Reserve vessels delivered badly needed medical and other supplies to clinics, orphanages and recycled sails to subsistence fishermen in Haiti.

Lower Keys Medical Center and Mount Sinai Medical Center donated many pallets of medical supplies. Our boats were filled!

We have two boats in the Caribbean. IRG S/V Tandemeer (56' marconi ketch) and IRG S/V Thunderbird 5 (97' gaff-rigged ketch).

This Group puts together all the information about this operation with volunteer crews aboard our boats to provide humanitarian aid while we are on operational standby in the Caribbean and disaster relief when needed.

Both boats are based in Haiti or Miami, Florida to commence a long-term, multi-season mission in Haiti. We are looking to enroll medical professionals and crew who can help, please email The Captain.

Location: Haiti
Members: 15
Latest Activity: Dec 25, 2014

Discussion Forum

What to I need to know to crew on one of IRG's fleet?

Started by Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG. Last reply by Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG Mar 27, 2014. 6 Replies

Greetings All,We are still working out some of the details but here are some general guidelines for those interested in the disaster relief mission to Haiti.Will I need a Passport? You will need a…Continue

Tags: Questions, Q&A, Crewing

Haiti Itinerary

Started by Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG Feb 7, 2014. 0 Replies

Voyage from Florida to Haiti13-Feb-14 Depart Marco Island, FL14-Feb-14 Arrive Key West, FL16-Feb-14 Depart Key West, FL18-Feb-14 Arrive Miami, FL3-Mar-14 Depart Miami, FLMid Mar-14 Arrive HaitiAPPROX…Continue

Tags: Itinerary, Vache, a, Ile, Haiti

Supply donations being solicited from hospitals

Started by Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG Feb 1, 2014. 0 Replies

Cholera IV hydration fluids 0.9 N. Saline/solution IV tubing/IVstarter needles (kits) IV poles IV phenergan, zofran cmesis/uring basins IV cephazdin, Ceftriaxine Interosseos IV hydration kits (I10)…Continue

Tags: supplies, donations, Cholera, Medical, Aid

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Comment by Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG on April 28, 2014 at 10:44am

Haiti still in ruins 4 years after the earthquake - "Four years after Haiti was hit by a violent earthquake, the dragging pace of reconstruction is nowhere more apparent than the capital, where its landmark presidential palace and cathedral remain in ruins. Devastation caused by the January 12, 2010 disaster, which killed more than 250,000 people, is still felt keenly in Port-au-Prince, the capital of the Americas' poorest country."

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/americas/2014/01/2014111234059182898....

Comment by Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG on February 11, 2014 at 5:13pm

Lower Keys Medical Center donating 3 pallets of medical supplies to sail to Haiti to aid in the cholera epidemic. http://www.lkmc.com

 

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Discussion Forum

What to I need to know to crew on one of IRG's fleet?

Started by Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG. Last reply by Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG Mar 27, 2014. 6 Replies

Greetings All,We are still working out some of the details but here are some general guidelines for those interested in the disaster relief mission to Haiti.Will I need a Passport? You will need a…Continue

Tags: Questions, Q&A, Crewing

Haiti Itinerary

Started by Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG Feb 7, 2014. 0 Replies

Voyage from Florida to Haiti13-Feb-14 Depart Marco Island, FL14-Feb-14 Arrive Key West, FL16-Feb-14 Depart Key West, FL18-Feb-14 Arrive Miami, FL3-Mar-14 Depart Miami, FLMid Mar-14 Arrive HaitiAPPROX…Continue

Tags: Itinerary, Vache, a, Ile, Haiti

Supply donations being solicited from hospitals

Started by Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG Feb 1, 2014. 0 Replies

Cholera IV hydration fluids 0.9 N. Saline/solution IV tubing/IVstarter needles (kits) IV poles IV phenergan, zofran cmesis/uring basins IV cephazdin, Ceftriaxine Interosseos IV hydration kits (I10)…Continue

Tags: supplies, donations, Cholera, Medical, Aid

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