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Living the Dream

Living the Dream

May 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

The 60-foot catamaran Impossible Dream sits high in the water with sloping curves and an expansive deck. Owned by philanthropist and paraplegic Deborah Mellen, the carbon-fiber vessel is one of the most accessible boats in the world — it’s designed to be fully operational by someone in a wheelchair. “And she goes,” says Mellen, recalling […]

Non-Profit Helps People with Disabilities Set Sail

Non-Profit Helps People with Disabilities Set Sail

January 22, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

If the goal of Shake-A-Leg Miami (SALM) is to empower adults and children with disabilities and make them feel they can take to the water with confidence, then this non-profit organization is exceeding it. Thanks to a partnership with the City of Miami, SALM has created a premiere community boating center in South Florida that […]