April 2014 Blog Posts (4)

A Call to Action to our Members

Dear Folks,

This is a bit long, but please read this through. It is extremely important.

As you know we have just completed a very successful mission to Haiti and demonstrated that we are capable of accomplishing great good and living up to our claim of being able to provide relief to those in need. The smiles on the faces of all those that received the aid we delivered was priceless and reinforced my belief that what we, as a group, are doing, is the right thing to…


Added by Captain Michael McElhaney on April 25, 2014 at 3:27am — 13 Comments

More pictures posted

Howdy Folks!

More pictures are posted on the IRG community drive here.

Take a look around. If you have more pics, upload them!

More later.



Added by Captain Michael McElhaney on April 23, 2014 at 1:10pm — No Comments

BECALMED - delivering aid supplies to Haiti by sailboat.

April 6th 2014: We are northwest of the southern peninsula of Haiti lying within radar range south of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and drifting in the current in the direction of Port-au-Prince at less than a knot. They call this the "Windward Passage" and the irony isn't lost on us, as the only wind we can feel is when our boat rolls, even the flies that came with us from our last landfall seem to be too hot and lazy to dodge my swatter. We've had the sails up all night in the hope…


Added by Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG on April 18, 2014 at 10:34am — No Comments

Entry 3: A Documentary Filmmaker in Deep Water - Pun Very Much Intended

This is the Duece on Thunderbird 5 sailing past Cuba and desperately wishing we could anchor and have a quick visit!! OVER.

I had a heavy heart as we sailed south…


Added by Lauren Muchan on April 5, 2014 at 9:09am — 2 Comments

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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


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


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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