The Mission of Impossible Dream
To use the Impossible Dream, a universally designed ocean going catamaran, to bring disabled and nondisabled people together in productive, collaborative endeavors. With its unique accessible design, the Impossible Dream is an equalizer, creating a community that works together to sail our boat, exchange ideas and experience the empowering sensation of being in a beautiful, barrier free environment. For many, this is a transformational experience – one that we are committed to provide to as many people as possible. As we raise awareness of the ways to create integrated environments through accessible design, together we can change perceptions of the unlimited possibilities available to disabled communities around the globe.
BROOKLYN – A group of New Yorkers with disabilities set sail on a special trip in New York Harbor today. The group of 30 sailed on the Impossible Dream, a catamaran specially equipped for wheelchairs. It was built after its owner became a paraplegic in a skiing accident. Unlike regular boats, wheelchairs can travel from
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Suffice it to say that these images say it all. Smiles all around aboard the Impossible Dream sail on Rondout Creek; a tributary to the Hudson River.
Glorious day for a sail with the Cerebral Palsy Group of Ulster County. The sail was organized by our hosts at the Maritime Museum which is in the heart of the historic Kingston, New York waterfront. With the warmth of the sun and the beauty of the Hudson it was truly a gift.
Incredible Sunset sail with BIGVISION in New York Harbor. BIGVISION is a sober, safe environment where recovering millennials have the chance to connect, grow and socialize with others experiencing the same struggles. BIGVISION bridges the gap between recovery and integration into society for recovering young adults and provides a myriad of opportunities to help recovering
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