So far you have helped us raise $26,158.42 out of the total $87,000 needed to raise this brave wooden boat… … More Current Donation Level
NEW YORK, NY July 7, 2017– Despite a boycott by the U.S. and other nuclear-armed countries, the UN adopted a treaty banning nuclear weapons worldwide. Costa Rican Ambassador Elayne Whyte Gomez, president of the UN conference on prohibiting nuclear weapons was jubilant. “We all feel very emotional today. We feel that we are responding to … More United Nations passes ban on nuclear weapons!
Jun 29, 2017 — Historic negotiations for “a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total elimination” are now taking place at the United Nations in New York. Civil society representatives from around the world are gathered there to urge all nations to work in good faith to achieve the strongest, most effective … More Hibakusha appeal at the United Nations for a strong treaty to ban nuclear weapons
In touching “sailover,” crew of Golden Rule scatters petals over the sunken Phoenix of Hiroshima, together again for the first time in 59 years. … More Yachts PHOENIX and GOLDEN RULE together again July 6-8 (Updated July 10, 2017)
I suffer from a chronic, life-long case of wanderlust. It all started with a book … This book, written by Earle and Barbara Reynolds, chronicled their experiences in building and sailing the yacht “Phoenix.” … More A Letter from Steve Hubbard on the Impact of the Reynolds’ Family Story
In October, we filed Articles of Incorporation for Phoenix of Hiroshima Project, Inc. Article II (b) reads, “The specific purpose of this corporation is (i) to salvage and restore the Phoenix of Hiroshima , a historic wooden boat involved in humanitarian missions … More Obtaining Non-Profit Status
As daughter of the designer, builder, and first owner and “skipper” of the Phoenix and as first cabin girl (1954-64), here are my reasons for raising and preserving the yacht Phoenix. Apart from being part of my own personal history, my home from the age of 10 until I went off to college, the Phoenix is a part of American and world history. … More Why Raise the Phoenix?
After three dives on and after July 27, 2016 diver Rick Bishop of Bishop Diving and Salvage determined that 80% of the Phoenix is in very good shape, 20% (bow area) is in terrible shape. … More Dive Report