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SSV Makani Olu

Makani Olu coming at you

Learning the rigging by climbing the mast

MAKANI OLU (Gracious Wind)

SSV MAKANI OLU (Gracious Wind) is owned and operated by Marimed Foundation. Our 96-foot, three-masted staysail schooner is retrofitted for sail training in Hawai’i waters and unique conditions. MAKANI OLU is the central component of Marimed’s experiential programs, including Kailana, a residential treatment and education program for severely at-risk adolescents and Maritime Careers Exploration, an intensive, hands-on maritime job training program for women and men.

CHARTERS: Makani Olu is also available for education programs, private charters, scientific and cultural expeditions, company events and safety escorts. She can take up to 20 passengers/sail trainees and be chartered for:
• half-day and full-day sails,
• spectacular two to five day interisland sails,
• business /family meetings, events and pleasure sails,
• safety escorts,
• scientific and cultural expeditions to as far as the Northwest Hawaiian Islands, and
• customized long-distance voyages.

Contact Jodie.Yim@Marimed.org to discuss opportunities and options.

Flag: USA
Rig: Staysail schooner, three masted
Homeport: Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii
Normal cruising waters: Hawaiian Islands
Sparred length: 96′
LOA: 85′
LOD: 75′
LWL:  63’
Beam: 20′
Rig height: 65′
Freeboard: 5′
Sail area: 2,000 square feet
Tons:   68
Designer: Thomas Kolvin
Built: 1998: St. Augustine, FL, Schrieber
Coast Guard Certification: Sailing School Vessel (Subchapter R)

Jodie Yim, Director of Maritime Operations
45-021 Likeke Place
Kaneohe, Hl 96744

See the SAILING ADVENTURES brochure for more details

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