Sail for Cancer Patients & Caregivers on Schooner Fame

Sail for Cancer Patients & Caregivers on Schooner Fame

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Schooner Fame

86 Wharf Street

Salem, MA 01970

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Join Sailing Heals for a restorative sail offered free of charge for patients and caregivers navigating cancer.

About this event

Sailing Heals invites patients and caregivers navigating cancer to join a sail on Schooner Fame in Salem, MA. This event is offered free of charge to patients navigating cancer, as well as to the caregivers who do so much. Participants may bring up to 1 guest, and should arrive on-site half an hour early.

Registration is required. Capacity is limited to 30 tickets.

Participants are offered up to 2 tickets to allow you to bring a guest. Examples of ticket pairings - (a) 1 patient and 1 caregiver, (b) 1 patient and 1 guest, (c) 1 caregiver and 1 guest. Additional guest tickets may be available 24 hours ahead if space allows.

Participants are asked to limit registration to one sail per season. Anyone wishing to attend additional sails should contact to be added to a waitlist to fill last minute cancellations.

Accessibility: There is a ramp down and a few steps up to board the boat, as seen in the videos below. Once on board, there are steps down to access an interior washroom if needed. If you require accessibility accommodations, please contact to discuss options.

COVID: Current COVID guidelines will be sent to participants the week of the event and will follow local guidelines. For more details on eligibility, please contact

Weather: If the weather is inclement and the ship does not sail we will do our best to reschedule. The final decision to sail rests exclusively with the captain.

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