June 2012 Blog Posts (7)

Marine VHF handhelds donated by benefactor John Chang

Yes indeedy! We will actually be able to communicate with the away party...

Added by Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG on June 30, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Donated solar panels from BenQ Solar - over a kilowatt!

We're so grateful to BenQ Solar. They have given us a veritable farm of six solar panels, 240 watts each, for almost a total peak of 1.5kW in free energy from the sun! We are going to weld up a steel pipe frame above the flybridge…


Added by Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG on June 30, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Waves for Water saving lives

I was listening to the New Man podcast today on an interview of an ex-pro surfer on how he found his life calling.  He ended up traveling to Indonesia right at the time of a tsunami and founded a non-profit saving lives by distributing potable water filter.  I was really inspired by his story and will definitely explore working with them to help deliver the filters to coastal communities in needs.  Here is his web site, Waves for Water:…


Added by Jack C. Li on June 29, 2012 at 12:14am — 1 Comment

Featured in SAIL Magazine - IRG's first national exposure!

Click here to see the article, which is on SAIL Magazine's online site now and is a possibility for the September print edition!…


Added by Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG on June 6, 2012 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Article in BYM Product and Industry News - donation to IRG

Thursday, 17 May 2012: BYM Product and Industry News

Doing its part to support those in need of aid, SmartPlug recently made a donation to International Rescue Group.  The company gave this non-profit organization shore power cables and…


Added by Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG on June 4, 2012 at 11:18am — No Comments

Article in Three Sheets NW about IRG and SmartPlug's donation

Not only does it make great products, Seattle-based SmartPlug Systems is doing good work, too.

Three Sheets Northwest magazine, 17-May-2012.

The company recently donated shore power cables and inlets to …


Added by Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG on June 4, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

30 missing in Philippine storm

MANILA,  - Thirty fishermen were missing and hundreds of travellers were stranded Saturday after tropical storm Mawar dumped heavy rains across the Philippines, forcing flight and ship cancellations. The storm blanketed large parts of the main southern island of Luzon and central Visayas province with up to 25 millimetres (an inch) of rain an hour overnight, the state weather bureau said. At least two domestic flights were cancelled while more than 500 people were stranded in ports after the…


Added by Captain Ray Thackeray, IRG on June 3, 2012 at 12:55am — No 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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