Odyssey Log

Odyssey sailors welcome kids from the SOS Children's Villages in Mindelo

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The Odyssey sailors welcomed kids from the SOS Children’s Villages aboard their boat on 18 November, then hosted a potluck meal for them at Marina Mindelo. The SOS Children’s Villages foundation supports abandoned children and young people around the world, and has a community and school in Mindelo.

Drums on the pontoon announce a crowd of girls and boys from the SOS Children’s village.
Photo: Marina Mindelo

Kids from the Mindelo SOS Children’s Village meet the YUANA family (Atlantic Odyssey CV) on their boat. Photo: S/V YUANA. Here is YUANA’s report: Young visitors

A boy from the SOS Charity visits LADY JANE (Islands Odyssey). Photo: S/V LADY JANE.
Here are LADY JANE’s report and photos: SOS Kids

Aboard ROGUE (Atlantic Odyssey CV). Photo: S/V ROGUE.

The food is prepared by each of the boat crews to represent their national dishes. Photo: Marina Mindelo

MRS GRAÇA GOMES, Director of the SOS Social Center in Mindelo:

On behalf of the SOS Social Center of Mindelo and the children we would like to present our sincere thanks to all the participants of the regatta for your kind visit and the donations that will certainly promote positive changes in the lives of our children.

The children loved the activity, the experience of knowing the yachts and the conviviality with children and people of other countries. It was a unique experience that will stay in their memory for life.

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