September 25, 2014

2018 Summer Voyage

The 2018 Impossible Dream Summer Voyage

This June, Impossible Dream and her mixed-ability crew will travel close to 4,000 miles from Florida to Maine and back to Florida. She will provide free sails to over 1,000 people with disabilities along the entire East Coast and will be partnering with the nations leading rehabilitation hospitals to welcome spinal cord injury patients aboard to experience a day on the water on the Impossible Dream.

Along the way, we will be welcoming disabled sailors to come sail on legs of the journey. If you or a loved one are interested in sailing on a portion of the voyage, please email captain@impossibledream.us for more details.

At each port of call, we will be hosting a fundraising campaign to sponsor the Impossible Dream visiting and providing free sails in each location.

To support the Impossible Dream’s 2018 Summer Voyage, please visit our fundraising page below and donate!

Donate to our 2018 Summer Voyage!

2018 Summer Voyage Schedule*

Ports of Call Dates in Port
Depart Miami, FL June 18
Baltimore, MD June 28th-July 2nd
Philadelphia, PA July 3rd-6th
New York, NY July 8th-13th
Mystic, CT July 15th-19th
Martha’s Vineyard, MA July 20th-25th
Provincetown, MA July 26th-27th
Boston, MA July 28th-August 5th
Newburyport, MA August 7th-9th
Kennebunkport, ME August 9th, 10th
Portland, ME August 11th-16th
Boothbay, ME August 18th-19th
Belfast, ME August 20th-26th
Newport, RI August 28th-31st
Mystic, CT September 1st-2nd
New York, NY September 3rd-11th
Kingston, NY September 12th-19th
New York, NY September 20th-24th

Dates and ports of call are subject to change*

2017 Summer Tour

This year marked the third goodwill tour up the eastern seaboard for Impossible Dream. Our mixed ability crew navigate over 6,000 miles from Miami to Quebec City, stop in over 25 ports-of-call, and sailed with hundreds of people who are currently undergoing physical rehabilitation at the facilities of our partner organizations.

The first leg of the major voyage included Baltimore, New York, and Boston; where the boat joined the Tall Ships of America and Sail Training International for the Rendez-Vous journey to Canada. Impossible Dream was the most accessible boat among the most historic sailing vessels in the world. After celebrating Canada’s 150 anniversary in Quebec City, the Canadian leg conclude with a sail to Halifax, where Impossible Dream worked with Paul Tingley and Canada Sail Access to take people sailing and promote how sailing can improve quality of life. Following Halifax, the Impossible Dream continued her tour down the coast. On our home page, see the story “sailing with the big girls”. This will give you an overview of the tour. Below are the elements of last years tour and schedule. the schedule for 2018 is being developed now and will be posted. If you are interested in getting involved, please contact us at Captain@impossibledream.us

Become a part of our initiatives, join us for a sail, and follow our journey as we unite local communities in an effort to strive for what others believe is unattainable!

Impossible Dream

Initiatives:

| Receptions & Tours |
Check out the boat and become a part of our network. Exchange ideas, learn about universal design and expand your perception with other engaged, active individuals.

| Barrier Free Sailing |
Whether for a day sail or an overnight passage we reach out to and are approached by people from local community boating centers, veterans’ associations, children’s hospitals, access communities, disability organizations, and partner non-profits that pursue a better quality of life for people with disabilities and their families.

| Ocean Conservation |
Engage with scientists, research vessels, and people who are pursuing knowledge and data acquisition for the betterment of our oceans.

| Art-Of-Sail |
Collaborative project with Rise Up Gallery, Shake-A-Leg, and artist, Magda Love. We are auctioning a double-sided, painted sail by prominent mural artist Magda Love. The use of an art piece to actually propel the boat through its journey is a bold statement for the power of nature, art, and joining communities under one singular, recognizable initiative; to use art and design as a catalyst for ocean conservation awareness while sailing.

| Music on the Water |
Selected musicians from each port of call are invited for a sail and asked to perform on the water. The piece is recorded and broadcasted on appropriate media platforms to generate attention and exposure.

| Sea Stories |
A series of segments with journalists who interview prominent local leaders and philanthropists on board to discuss the importance of a healthy ocean and the beneficial effects that water and boating have had on our community.

Schedule:

Ports of Call

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Voyage

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Miami, FL
April 9 – May 24
Miami to Annapolis
May 24 – June 1
Annapolis, MD
June 1 – 4
Miami to Annapolis
May 24 – June 1
Annapolis, MD
June 1 – 4
Annapolis, MD to Baltimore, MD
June 4
Baltimore, MD
June 4 – 6
Baltimore, MD to New York, NY
June 6-7
New York, NY
June 8
New York, NY to Boston, MA
June 9 – June 13
Boston, MA
June 15 – 22
Boston, MA to Caraquet, Canada
June 22 – 29
Caraquet, Canada
June 30 – July 2
Caraquet to St. Anne des Monts
July 2 – July 6
St. Anne des Monts, Canada
July 7 – 9
St. Anne de Monts to Baie Comeau
July 9 – July 13
Baie Comeau, Canada
July 14 – 16
Baie Comeau to Quebec City
July 16 – July 17
Quebec City, Canada
July 18 – 23
Quebec City to Halifax
July 23 – July 28
Halifax, Canada
July 29 – Aug 1
Halifax to Maine
Aug 1 – Aug 4
Kennebunkport, ME
August TBA
Kennebunkport to Boston
Aug TBA
Boston, MA
August TBA
Boston to Provincetown
Aug TBA
Provincetown, RI
August TBA
Provincetown to Martha’s Vineyard
Aug TBA
Martha’s Vineyard, RI
August TBA
Martha’s Vineyard to Newport
Aug TBA
Newport, RI
August TBA
Newport to Westport
Aug TBA
Oyster Bay
Aug 25-27
Westport, CT
August 29
Westport to Brooklyn
Aug 28
Brooklyn, NY
Aug 31 – September 4
Brooklyn to Kingston
TBA
Nyack, NY
September TBA
Kingston, NY
September TBA
Kingston to NYC
TBA
New York, NY
TBA
NYC to Atlantic City
Sept 18
Atlantic City, NJ
September TBA
Atlantic City to Philadelphia
Sept 20 – 21
Philadelphia, PA
September 22 – 24
Philadelphia to Baltimore
TBA
Baltimore, MD
September TBA
Baltimore to Charleston
TBA
Charleston, SC
October TBA
Charleston to Miami
TBA
Miami, FL
October TBA

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