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OoH September 20, 2016
We are looking for people with MS to join our next Oceans of Hope Challenge. Next May the Oceans of Hope Flotilla will be sailing along the beautiful Dalmation coast. People from a…
OoH January 29, 2016
Promoter of The Oceans of Hope Challenge Turkey 2016, Robert Munns, and founder of Sailing Sclerosis Foundation, Mikkel Anthonisen, on signing the endorsement agreement. The Oce…
OoH November 18, 2015
On November 17th, the Sailing Sclerosis Foundation was invited to the City Hall by the Copenhagen City Council in honour of the extraordinary effort put into one of Denmark’s large…
OoH November 17, 2015
Even today in our modern, fast-paced world dreams – sometimes – do come true. This was the case when Oceans of Hope, the 20-metre yacht undertaking the first global circumnavigatio…
OoH November 16, 2015
The clouds parted yesterday afternoon just as the bridges in Copenhagen Harbour opened to let Oceans of Hope sail through on her way from Amaliehaven to Islands Brygge. Bathed in g…
OoH November 15, 2015
International besætning af mennesker med multipel sklerose gennemfører jordomsejling på den danske yacht Oceans of Hope, når yacht og besætning når frem til Kulturhuset Islands Bry…
OoH November 11, 2015
In his own words, ‪MS‬ crew Robert Munns wants to give people a chance to have a piece of the cake he experienced whilst being onboard ‪Oceans of Hope‬. So here is an invitation to…
OoH November 6, 2015
Oceans of Hope returns to Denmark and completes world circumnavigation. We are hosting a welcome party on Sunday, November 15th from 2 pm to 5.30 pm at the quayside by Kulturhus…
OoH October 16, 2015
GratitudeI'm listening to the song Stand By Me. It makes me think of a quote I picked up at this year's ECTRIMS describing the relationship between caregiver and caretaker. I belie…
OoH October 10, 2015
On Friday October 9th Biogen hosted an educational dinner for neurologists and other health care personnel based in the UK and Ireland. Terry O'Regan, Vice President and Managing D…
OoH October 8, 2015
Scientists, health care personnel and NGO representatives filled up the beautiful halls of Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (MNAC) Wednesday evening at ECTRIMS’ networking event f…
OoH October 7, 2015
One of the main purposes of the Sailing Sclerosis association and Oceans of Hope is to create network across sailing communities worldwide and inspire people with MS to go sailing.…
OoH October 7, 2015
Earlier today Biogen organized a Patient Advocacy Summit at ECTRIMS 2015. A number of new studies and research were presented and discussed along with the potential to add knowledg…
OoH October 5, 2015
Spanish people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) are taking part in a world-first voyage that arrives in Barcelona on 5th October. Oceans of Hope, the 20 metre yacht undertaking the fi…
OoH October 3, 2015
Spanish people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) are taking part in a world-first voyage that arrives in Barcelona on 5th October. Oceans of Hope, the 20 metre yacht undertaking the fi…
OoH September 23, 2015
Den traditionsrige danske flagfabrik Langkilde & Søn har valgt at indgå et samarbejde med Sailing Sclerosis om levering af flag til Oceans of Hopes ankomst til Marina port Vell…
OoH July 8, 2015
On the 7th of July we hosted the last Oceans of Hope Taster Sail so far. This time in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.When we set out from Copenhagen on the 15th of June last…
OoH June 30, 2015
The New Zealand TV show Gone Fishin' with Graeme Sinclair is a slice of outdoor New Zealand designed around a central fishing theme. As Graeme says, ”Fishing and sailing is the bes…
OoH June 22, 2015
After arriving in Cairns Oceans of Hope has been sailing with local people living with MS. 18 eager short-term crew members have been out with us to sail up the river and enjoy the…
OoH June 11, 2015
EMSP’s 2015 Annual Conference was held on May 15 and 16 in Warsaw, Poland and enjoyed an audience of 150 stakeholders representing key members and partners from the European MS com…
OoH June 2, 2015
For those of you who couldn't be there with us to celebrate Oceans of Hope's arrival in Sydney, here's a short video from World MS Day on May 27 at Darling Harbour. CEO and Founder…
OoH May 30, 2015
As in all our official stopover ports, in Sydney the Oceans of Hope project has been taking local people who live with Multiple Sclerosis out on the water for a taste of the freedo…
OoH May 27, 2015
Australians with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) are taking part in a world-first voyage that arrives in Sydney for World MS Day on 27th May.Oceans of Hope, the 67-foot yacht undertaking t…
OoH May 26, 2015
On May 24 2015, Sailing Sclerosis' Oceans of Hope vessel sponsored by Biogen and crewed by people with Multiple Sclerosis arrived in Sydney, Australia marking the halfway point of …
OoH May 24, 2015
Oceans of Hope and her intrepid Trans-Tasman Sea crew arrived safely into Sydney Harbour from Auckland today under a clear blue sky and with a light breeze filling her sails. The b…
OoH May 21, 2015
I anledning af International Sklerosedag inviterer Sejlklubben Køge Bugt Handicapafdeling og Sailing Sclerosis Foundation til hygge og mulig sejlads i en af sejlklubbens både hos S…
OoH May 20, 2015
The Sailing Sclerosis Foundation has the pleasure of inviting you to celebrate the official arrival of its yacht in Sydney on World MS Day 2015.Oceans of Hope and her ever-changing…
OoH May 18, 2015
During the extremely busy and successful Oceans of Hope stopover in Auckland, the yacht required some rapid maintenance solutions. Fitting this work in around the hectic day sailin…
OoH May 14, 2015
Oceans of Hope, the 67-foot yacht undertaking the first circumnavigation with a working crew of people living with multiple sclerosis (MS), has departed Auckland, New Zealand on th…
OoH May 13, 2015
While Oceans of Hope is in Auckland, the Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) of the Australian & New Zealand Association of Neurologists (ANZAN) is taking place (12-15 May). ANZAN …
OoH May 12, 2015
On May 11th the Sailing Sclerosis Foundation’s sponsor Biogen hosted an Educational Dinner at the Soul Bar and Bistro in Auckland. The dinner was chaired by Dr. Ernie Willoughby, C…
OoH May 11, 2015
May 8th, Oceans Of Hope visited Auckland which coincided with a luncheon at the Royal New Zealand Royal Yacht Squadron to mark Multiple Sclerosis Auckland’s 50th year anniversary. …
OoH May 8, 2015
Oceans of Hope, the 67-foot yacht undertaking the first circumnavigation with a working crew of people living with multiple sclerosis (MS), has arrived in Auckland, New Zealand jus…
OoH December 9, 2014
The new MS crew has joined Oceans of Hope in Fort Lauderdale. A diverse group hailing from Denmark, Belgium and the United States has moved into the bunks onboard and started to ge…
OoH December 7, 2014
Saturday was packed full of action for Oceans of Hope. The day began with our first local MS patient taster sail, introducing Floridians to the challenges and joy of setting sail. …
OoH November 28, 2014
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OoH November 15, 2014
Busy Times in the Big Apple! Friday began our MS patient sailing days onboard Oceans of Hope. Just as the temperature began to dive, it was time to welcome guests from the five bo…
OoH November 13, 2014
Crew members of Oceans of Hope were treated to a unique experience today, courtesy of Ted Weisberg, the Founder of Seaport Securities Corporation. The photo shows the Oceans of Hop…
OoH November 13, 2014
Following a busy day of arriving in New York City on Tuesday, the Oceans of Hope crew had the opportunity to visit the Tisch MS Research Center of New York yesterday. All were eage…
OoH September 20, 2014
Oceans of Hope and her crew arrived at the Newport Shipyard at 1730hrs local time on Thursday evening after a windless delivery trip from Boston. The engine was given a good workou…
OoH September 17, 2014
After a hugely successful stopover in Boston, USA, where Oceans of Hope took centre stage at the MSBoston2014 conference and took more than 40 people with multiple sclerosis sailin…
OoH September 15, 2014
Oceans of Hope and Sailing Sclerosis would like to say a huge “Thank you” to ACTRIMS and ECTRIMS for the very generous $10,000 donation which was presented to the crew at the MSBos…
OoH September 14, 2014
More than 40 people from across New England have sailed with Oceans of Hope during the yacht’s visit to Boston, two travelling more than five hours to take part in the experience. …
OoH September 11, 2014
Arms around each other, the crew of Oceans of Hope were given a standing ovation by more than 4,000 people at the opening ceremony of MSBoston2014. The joint ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS meeti…
OoH September 8, 2014
The 20-metre yacht Oceans of Hope has arrived in Boston, USA, after sailing across the Atlantic Ocean from Lisbon, Portugal to complete the first transoceanic stage of the historic…
OoH September 8, 2014
Oceans of Hope set sail from Lisbon, Portugal, to cross the Atlantic Ocean on 2 August. Today the crew of people with multiple sclerosis who have demonstrated hat can be done when …
OoH August 14, 2014
Oceans of Hope is due to arrive in Boston on 8 September for the first American stopover of the 61,000-kilometre (33,000-nautical mile) global voyage, the first ever circumnavigati…
OoH August 2, 2014
A Hope Parade flash mob waving banners and shouting encouragement surprised the crew of Oceans of Hope as they set sail from Lisbon, Portugal, this morning on the next stage of the…
OoH August 1, 2014
Yesterday the new crew arrived to join Oceans of Hope for the next stage of the voyage. Jacob Wolsing, Jens Thomsen and Mikkel Farver flew in from Denmark to take their place along…
OoH July 31, 2014
Last chance to visit Oceans of Hope in Portugal! The yacht is open to the public to visit until midday and then from 4pm-6pm at Marina Parque das Nações, Lisbon. There's no cost t…
OoH July 29, 2014
An amazing day in Lisbon for our favourite 20-metre yacht. Oceans of Hope wowed visitors this morning and welcomed guests on board for two taster sails this afternoon.  It’s part …
OoH July 28, 2014
Portuguese Member of Parliament Ricardo Baptista Leite MD has officially welcomed the crew of the 20-metre yacht Oceans of Hope at the end of the first European stage of their 61,0…
OoH July 28, 2014
The sun is shining and there’s a cloudless blue sky over Lisbon, just a slight mist over the water to bring a gentle sea breeze to cool things down for those busily preparing the m…
OoH July 14, 2014
Bastille Day, July 14, the French national holiday, and as workmen whistling La Marseillaise deck out the public square next to Oceans of Hope’s berth with tricolour flags, seating…
OoH July 13, 2014
The full moon and spring tide is a reminder that it’s exactly four weeks since Oceans of Hope set sail from Copenhagen at the start of the first ever global circumnavigation by a y…
OoH July 12, 2014
Oceans of Hope’s mission to change perceptions of multiple sclerosis and forge strong links between the MS and sailing communities continues at full throttle in La Rochelle. Yeste…
OoH July 10, 2014
Oceans of Hope has arrived in La Rochelle, France, to a great welcome reception from the members of the Association Française de Sclérosés en Plaques (AFSEP) who sounded air horns …
OoH July 6, 2014
Oceans of Hope, the 20-metre yacht undertaking the first global circumnavigation by a yacht with a working crew of people with multiple sclerosis, has set sail from Portsmouth, UK,…
OoH July 4, 2014
It has been a wonderful day in Portsmouth. Our feet have barely touched the ground since Oceans of Hope arrived in Gunwharf Quays yesterday afternoon. In the evening at a receptio…
OoH July 3, 2014
Oceans of Hope, the 20-metre yacht undertaking the first circumnavigation with a working crew of people with multiple sclerosis (MS), has arrived in Portsmouth, UK, on the latest l…
OoH June 20, 2014
Oceans of Hope sailed into the centre of Kiel this afternoon, at the end of the first leg of its historic global voyage for people with multiple sclerosis (MS). The boat will be be…
OoH June 8, 2014
As part of the pre-departure programme of activities in Copenhagen prior to Oceans of Hope's departure, Sailing Sclerosis is inviting people with multiple sclerosis to join in the …