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Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG left a comment for Sequoia Sun
"I know you copied your detailes itinerary, but I have searches my email up and down and cannot find it. Please copy it to me here and I will update page http://members.internationalrescuegroup.org/group/hurricane-matthew-response-logistics"
Oct 16, 2016
Sequoia Sun posted a status
"Tandemeer in Norwalk, CT this week, collecting & loading supplies for Haiti, installing new auto pilot & preparing to sail south next week."
Oct 9, 2016
Claire Shefchik left a comment for Sequoia Sun
"Hi Sequoia, I'm still available for January. Please do let me know if you have any updated information about the trip to Haiti and where I might join you. Thanks!"
Oct 13, 2015
Claire Shefchik left a comment for Sequoia Sun
"Yes, I will not be available before January but I am interested in the Haiti trip. If you can let me know a little more about the details of that trip (dates, ports of call, etc.) that would be great!"
Sep 26, 2015
Claire Shefchik left a comment for Sequoia Sun
"Hi Sequoia, thanks for the message! Yes, I am interested. Do you know the approximate dates yet?"
Sep 21, 2015
Sequoia Sun posted photos
Nov 16, 2014
Sequoia Sun posted blog posts
Nov 16, 2014
Sequoia Sun added a discussion to the group Caribbean - Tandemeer
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Preparations for voyage to Bahamas, Haiti and Cuba this winter

Tandemeer is safe and happily at her new home port dock at Village Creek in South Norwalk after a wonderful sail from NYC and a day sail on Long Island Sound last weekend. Here we will be working on the boat, assembling crew and provisions and making her ready for her voyage south at the end of November. All are invite to come and visit or lend a hand for an hour, a day or a week. If you might be interested to sign on for a longer time and sail part or all of the way to Haiti with us, please…See More
Sep 25, 2014
Sequoia Sun added a discussion to the group Caribbean - Tandemeer
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Call for crew and Open Boat on Tandemeer

Ahoy sailors and friends of IRG, Tandemeer will be sailing from Philadelphia to NYC soon, expected departure date this Wednesday or Thursday, arrival in NYC on Friday or Saturday Sept 12 or 13, with an Open Boat welcome for all in the NYC area on Saturday, and then sailing to CT on Sunday 9/14. Please let me know if you…See More
Sep 8, 2014
Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG left a comment for Sequoia Sun
"This picture shows me (left) presenting the documents, Letter of Marque and keys to Tandemeer to Sequoia Sun, her new captain who will be completing her restoration and taking her out on disaster relief and humanitarian aid missions for 3…"
Jul 26, 2014
Sequoia Sun might attend Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG's event
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Accepting donated 56' ketch for Caribbean operations at Lewes, Delaware

November 16, 2013 at 9am to February 28, 2014 at 7pm
The Captain joined Ryan Chalifour in Lewes, DE on November 16th to accept 56' ketch Tandemeer and commence refit and transit to IRG's new base in the Caribbean by January 2014. This is the very yacht in the final scene in "Trading Places" with Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd and Jamie Lee Curtis (…See More
Nov 4, 2013
Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG left a comment for Sequoia Sun
"Here's the text of our previous conversation: Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG left a comment for Sequoia Sun"Great background, Sequoia. I have looked at OceansWatch, very interesting and possibly we could work together if…"
May 28, 2013
Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG left a comment for Sequoia Sun
"Hi, just realised you already have a profile at http://members.internationalrescuegroup.org/profile/SequoiaSun Would you like me to delete that one to eliminate confusion? Regards, The Captain"
May 25, 2013
Sequoia Sun left a comment for Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG
"Nepenthe is based in Norwalk, CT. I plan to be down in the Caribbean next winter, probably sailing to Haiti to lend a hand there."
May 25, 2013
Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG left a comment for Sequoia Sun
"Welcome to IRG's online member's community! Where is Nepehthe based?The Captain"
May 25, 2013
Sequoia Sun is now a member of International Rescue Group
May 25, 2013

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IRG Community Member, IRG Crew (can help with local events-fundraising-IRG boats), IRG Commodore (based in a port and can help coordinate boats), IRG Reserve (Have own boat and will respond to reachable emergency requests), Volunteer
Your vessel's name (if you have one)
Nepenthe (Ericson 35) and Gypsy (O'Day 37)

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New Crew and Volunteers

Posted on November 16, 2014 at 6:36am 0 Comments

Every day new crew and volunteers are showing up to lend a hand, check us out, and sign up for sailing on legs of the voyage at various times over the winter. Steve, Ann, and DD came to visit from NYC on Friday to check out the boat and plan to return to help do prep work and sail later this winter, greeted by me, Willy and Ethan. Michael, Turid and Baranka stopped by on Saturday and said they will be back as well. Photo by DD Maucher

Refitting Tandemeer in CT with gratitude and love to many volunteers

Posted on November 16, 2014 at 5:48am 0 Comments

Lots of excellent and wonderful work has been getting done by many amazing and generous volunteers... Tandemeer is being refit and resurrected with abundant love and skill. Thank you all: Fix, Charlie, Ethan, John, Joe, Lucy, Greg, Lori, Pete, Willy, Laura and many others... love and gratitude abound.

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At 9:58am on October 16, 2016, Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG said…

I know you copied your detailes itinerary, but I have searches my email up and down and cannot find it. Please copy it to me here and I will update page http://members.internationalrescuegroup.org/group/hurricane-matthew-response-logistics

At 12:25pm on October 13, 2015, Claire Shefchik said…

Hi Sequoia, I'm still available for January. Please do let me know if you have any updated information about the trip to Haiti and where I might join you. Thanks!

At 8:47am on September 26, 2015, Claire Shefchik said…

Yes, I will not be available before January but I am interested in the Haiti trip. If you can let me know a little more about the details of that trip (dates, ports of call, etc.) that would be great!

At 9:02pm on September 21, 2015, Claire Shefchik said…

Hi Sequoia, thanks for the message! Yes, I am interested. Do you know the approximate dates yet?

At 10:23am on July 26, 2014, Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG said…

This picture shows me (left) presenting the documents, Letter of Marque and keys to Tandemeer to Sequoia Sun, her new captain who will be completing her restoration and taking her out on disaster relief and humanitarian aid missions for 3 years. Please give Sequoia a welcome! In company with her young crewmember Nick and another member of the wonderful family who donated Tandemeer and hosted this event.

Captain Ray

At 11:03am on May 28, 2013, Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG said…

Here's the text of our previous conversation:

Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG left a comment for Sequoia Sun
"Great background, Sequoia. I have looked at OceansWatch, very interesting and possibly we could work together if the right occasion presents itself. One of our Board of Directors Tim Webber was at Greenpeace in their San Francisco office, I…"
Mar 20
Sequoia Sun left a comment for Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG
"Ahoy Captain Ray, I am based in Norwalk, CT on Long Island Sound, although I grew up on SF Bay and only sold my house in Mill Valley in 2009. I have sailed around a bit, across the Pacific to Japan and back, West coast from Vancouver to San Diego,…"
At 11:02am on May 28, 2013, Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG said…

OK, I'll delete the other one. Cheers,

The Captain

At 8:59am on May 25, 2013, Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG said…

Hi, just realised you already have a profile at http://members.internationalrescuegroup.org/profile/SequoiaSun

Would you like me to delete that one to eliminate confusion?

Regards,

The Captain

At 8:37am on May 25, 2013, Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG said…

Welcome to IRG's online member's community! Where is Nepehthe based?
The Captain

 
 
 

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Haiti - the poorest country in the Americas.

Started by Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG in Sample Title. Last reply by John O Duke Oct 20, 2016. 2 Replies

IRG's latest vessels Tandemeer and a newly acquired 97' steel gaff-rigged ketch (more news soon) are…Continue

Tags: Nonprofit, NGO, Non-profit, Donate, Donation

VOLUNTEERS DOMINICA

Started by Debby Mohr in Sample Title. Last reply by Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG Sep 2, 2015. 3 Replies

Who is going to the storm areas in the Dominican?? I'm ready :) xo Continue

Medical supplies and fundraising

Started by David and Rebecca Luethcke in Sample Title. Last reply by Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG Sep 4, 2014. 8 Replies

I am in contact with the IDA Foundation, a non-profit organization that supplies high quality medical supplies to organizations like the WHO and the Clinton Foundstion. They produce the Interagency…Continue

TRIBUTE

Started by Captain Evelyne in Uncategorized Jan 11, 2013. 0 Replies

Gerry Anderson, who inspired IRG, died just after Christmas. He is already missed.Continue

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