Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA

Coming Soon!

Healing Winds Vermont will be at this year’s Festival by the Sea!

Healing Winds Vermont is excited to announce that we will have a booth at the 2017 Festival by the Sea on Sunday, August 6th 2017. An annual event coordinated with the Manchester Division of the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce, this all-day extravaganza taps into the long-line of local talent with musical and artistic performers alike.

Board members and volunteers from Healing Winds will be on hand to talk about our mission, which is to create lasting memories for individuals with cancer, and their loved ones, through the therapeutic experience of sailing.

The event, which lasts from 10:00am to 6:00pm, is free and there will be ample parking and a complimentary shuttle to and from satellite parking areas. Mark your calendar and pack your blanket for a day of great music, inspired artistry and delicious, locally grown foods. Please come stop by our booth to learn more about our mission, and how you may be able to help!

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FAQ's

Have questions about Healing Winds? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions for more information! Don’t see the answer your looking for? Contact us at [email protected]

We love the enthusiasm of our sailor friends and volunteers, and encourage you to sign up as volunteer captain or crew! At this time our model is to use our own dedicated vessel for our guest sails. Having a signature vessel serves our interests and those of our guests in a number of ways. It allows us to equip the vessel in a way that maximizes both the comfort and the safety of our guests. Having our own boat also allows us to control all aspects of the guests’ experience and assure the best possible outcomes.

Healing Winds primarily serves those who are currently in treatment, living with cancer, or who are terminally ill. However, we encourage you to fill out a nomination form for yourself or a loved one.

No! We serve guests of ALL ages with ALL types of cancer!

Congratulations! A volunteer will contact you within 48 hours to discuss scheduling your sail. They will be able to answer any questions you may have about sailing with Healing Winds. We look forward to sailing with you!

We have many volunteer opportunities that do not require sailing experience! Healing Winds is volunteer driven organization. We rely on the support of volunteers with many different talents and interests. Please fill out a volunteer form and we will contact you to discuss all of the volunteer opportunities.

Our sailing excursions are typically 3 hours long. Departure days and times vary depending on weather conditions.

We strive to make all of our sailing excursions relaxing, refreshing and memorable for all of our guests! Our dedicated vessels are fully equipped with all safety equipment to put your mind at ease . We will always work with you to make sure all of your guests are as comfortable as possible and will tailor your sail to your needs. Our volunteer crew will be on hand to answer any questions or concerns that you may have.