As the daughter of the designer, builder, 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 Restore the Phoenix?
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) Wins Nobel Peace Prize … More ICAN Wins Nobel Peace Prize!
Updated 11 October, 2017 – A special thanks to David Lagreze for our most recent donation! This puts us 30.34% of the way toward raising this brave wooden boat from the depths of the Mokelumne River!
All donations to The Phoenix of Hiroshima Project, Inc. are tax-deductible. . . … More Phoenix of Hiroshima: Current Donation Level
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
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