Meetingbrook Healing Respite Sails

Meetingbrook Hermitage, boat and barn, is a place of conversation, meditation, quiet, hospitality, and service. Saskia has taken people aboard her 26' sailboat for over 20 years to provide, without cost, times of peace and beauty. 

Since her own completion of chemo she wishes, gratefully recognizing the benefit, to provide healing respite sails to those whose vulnerability and health are front and center.

The goal is to complete the pledges already made toward purchase of a more stable and secure larger (35') sailboat. The boat would provide sailing opportunities for particular people so that healing, quiet reflection, and respite might take place. 

She will take out: 
-- people with cancer, their caregivers and families;
-- those in hospice, their caregivers and families;
-- nurses, cna's, volunteers -- those involved in caring service;
-- and, as well, collaborate with recovery groups and veterans to    
    participate in a community of caring attention for healing fellowship;
-- in addition, those interested in contemplative sails and  stretches of silence.

Come visit for a sail. The boat will be moored in Rockport Harbor, Midcoast Maine, when acquired and ready for service. As with all our events, every use of the boat would be free, open, and informal.

Want to join me in making a difference? I'm raising money to benefit Meetingbrook Hermitage, and any donation will help make an impact. Thanks in advance for your contribution to this cause that means so much to me.


  • Mimi Benedict 
    • $200 
    • 1 mo
  • skip hoblin 
    • $100 
    • 1 mo
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 2 mos
  • wim francis 
    • $15 
    • 2 mos


Saskia Huising 
Camden, ME
Meetingbrook Hermitage 
Registered nonprofit
Donations are 100% tax deductible.
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