National Award for Our Experiential Therapy & Vocational Programs Aboard SSV MAKANI OLU
Marimed received this prestigious honor which is awarded to “a Tall Ships America member program that significantly contributes to the development of seamanship, navigation skills, teamwork, and leadership skills. The program must be offered aboard a USCG (or national equivalent) inspected vessel, with certified/qualified personnel, with clear training goals and must offer students the opportunity to demonstrate knowledge at sea by participating as active trainees in the running of the vessel.”
Marimed President & CEO Dr. Matt Claybaugh received the award at the 44th Annual Tall Ships America conference in Boston. He sent this message home, ” Congratulations to all of our hardworking shipboard and shore side staff. This is for you guys – in recognition of your incredible and selfless efforts to make the young people of Hawai’i proud of who they are and hopeful about where they are headed! I wish you were all here to share in this recognition of your commitment to excellence! I am so proud!! Mahalo to all the captains and crew that helped Marimed throughout the years to build lasting memories for those we serve and those we serve with!