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To learn more about Healing Winds Vermont or to inquire about sponsor/partner opportunities please contact us at

Healing Winds Vermont

EIN 46-5040637 (501c3)
802-673-SAIL (7245)

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Healing Winds Vermont
240 Battery Street
Burlington, VT 05401 

Frequently Asked Questions

I’ve been nominated for a sail with Healing Winds!...Now what?

Yay! 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!

I’m not an experienced sailor, but I’d love to get involved. How can I help?

We have many volunteer opportunities that do not require sailing experience! Healing Winds is a 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.

I am a cancer survivor. Do I still qualify for a sail with Healing Winds?

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. We may have availabilty during the sailing season.

Do you have age restrictions?

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

How long are your sails?

Our sailing excursions typically last for three hours. Departure days and times vary depending on weather conditions.

I’ve never been sailing before! What should I expect?

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.

I have a sailboat and I would love to take people sailing! How do I get involved?

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. Owning the vessel allows us to control all aspects of the guests’ experience and assure the best possible outcomes.


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240 Battery Street
Burlington, VT 05401