Blind Man Henry “Hank” Dekker to Start Hawaiian Tour Business for Disabled?

From the New York Times:

…Henry “Hank” Dekker, the former Danbury resident who attracted national attention (in 1983) when he became the first blind man to sail from California to Hawaii without electronic navigational equipment, is starting a Hawaiian tour service for disabled people — possibly the first one in the world, he said.

He hoped his voyage to Hawaii aboard the sloop Dark Star served as an example to handicapped people of what they can accomplish…

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The Dark Star in 1983

The Dark Star in 1983

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