Transforming lives in depth
A partnership with common values and vision
Charity partner of Double You Team
Double You Team is a 100% professional, passionate, ambitious and experienced sailing team with strong values. Its objective is to compete in all stages of the Decision 35 Championship and to achieve top results. In order to reach this goal, the team relies on its skills, its experience and the cumulative talent of its members; it is composed of 6 talented sailors, all of whom have extensive experiences in international competitions such as the America’s Cup, the Extreme 40 Sailing Series, the Volvo Ocean Race…
Owner and skipper of the boat Christian Wahl says: “I am also very happy to announce a new partnership with Mercy Ships, a partner of the heart, a humanitarian organization with which we share great values, a partnership that will give even more perspectives to this project. ”
Double You Team and Mercy Ships share not only the same strong values (commitment, excellence, team spirit), but also the same vision: to transform lives in depth. Where Double You Team wants to give a chance to a new generation of sailors, Mercy Ships allows thousands of patients a new start in life, restoring their physical integrity.
The Bol d’Or Mirabaud remains a major challenge for the team. Christian Wahl, after achieving the record number of wins in 2018, Christian Wahl dreams of a new record and an 8th victory.
We wish Double You Team good winds and good luck and look forward to living this magnificent human adventure together.
For the first time, a Mercy Ship will serve two African nations from one port. Will you join us in making double the impact?
Thanks to you, Mercy Ships and its local partners have performed over 2,000 surgeries and trained over 1,100 health professionals.
Abel Demiéville is the founder and director of AB Box SA, a self-storage company that exists since 2005. He is a committee member of an association that has been running humanitarian projects in northern India for over 20 years. He’s also one of the first members of the Mercy Ships Network, our association’s group of impact entrepreneurs.
Following his retirement from his position as CEO of Webb Fontaine and having seen during many years the tremendous impact of Mercy Ships in several African countries, Didier Reymond served as dining staff on the Africa Mercy.