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.
On Thursday May 25th, the Impossible Dream set sail from Shake A Leg Miami, on a 6,000 mile journey of hope, discovery and engagement. The Impossible Dream stopped in Annapolis with dockage provided by CRAB and we hosted a sun set sail for Chesapeake Regional Adaptive Boating (CRAB) members. We then sailed to Baltimore with
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This article originally appeared in the Biscayne Times. ARTSAIL LAUNCHES ITS INAUGURAL PROJECT The Impossible Dream set sail from Miami on Friday, December 16, heading for the reefs off the Florida Keys. The mission: to document the health of this precious part of our unique ecosystem through photos, film, and narrative. This was the very
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This article originally appeared in The Boothbay Register, by Suzi Thayer When Brad Betts was approached about donating a painting for an auction in Florida, there was a slight hesitation. Very slight. As soon as the reason for asking him to paint and give away a painting that would normally fetch upwards of $7,000 was
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Great weekend at Downtown Sailing Center in Baltimore. We had group sails organized by Kennedy Krieger Hospital and artist in residence David McCauley and family. Even through the rain and cooler temperature the spirits of our guests were not dampened.