mytown ceased operations on August 31, 2010 due to a lack of operating funds. For the board, staff and youth guides this has been a difficult decision, but was made to preserve the spirit and mission of mytown.
We want to thank everyone in Boston who has been a part of mytown, from our committed funders to our passionate Board members to the many leaders on our staff.
Boat bites, sunsets and learning curves — owner’s Steve & Linda Kraskey, formerly from Colorado, live on board Seaman’s Elixir full time and are destined for the Islands. Read excerpts from part one of their Ship’s Log — Whitby to North Carolina.
Together, we have accomplished some incredible things!
- 14,000 people have taken toursThe stories of Boston social activists that otherwise would be neglected or lost have been honored and recognizedThe perceptions of what youth
- can do in Boston have changed
In 2004, we found ourselves on a glorious trip up the Rideau Canal, traveling from Kingston to Ottawa with 4 Powercats. Joining us on that trip was Bill Parlatore, editor of PassageMaker Magazine. To highlight the low-stress character of this kind of cruising, each evening, whether sharing a drink at the local pub or anchored in a quiet harbour, we would declare that death had been cheated for another day. This quickly became the motto for our Flotilla programs.
MyTown — This Canadian Catamaran is built with private owners in mind. Voluminous Cruising Catamarans have a reputation for being ideal charterboats, but the boat builders at MyTown Yachts are quick to point out that the new Antares boat cruising cat is not intended to be a charterboat.