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Every sailor who has cruised through the Bahamian Islands knows how important of a time it is to GIVE BACK. It’s the very beginning of their recovery, it is not at all too late to help. We will be running a t-shirt and print shop for ONE MONTH only. All proceeds going to T-shirts and prints will be shipped at the end of October.

You guys remember that KATIE GIRL ?! Let’s thank her first because she got the ball rolling on this fundraiser.  BAHAMAS | STRONG T-SHIRTS BEING MADE AT HER FATHERS SHOP IN GRAND HAVEN, MICHIGAN

I suppose you remember me, all though it’s been a while. I will be providing PRINTS of photographs taken while cruising The Bahamas.  WWW.JZEVALKINK.COM


“The road ahead to restoring and rebuilding our communities after Dorian, both short-term relief and sustainable relief in these islands, is a great undertaking and we need your support to accomplish this. Victims need food, water and other essential supplies to survive during this time. We need building materials and gas for the planes and boats that are transporting supplies to the islands, in order to help put their lives back together. We cannot do any of this without monetary funds to support our efforts. The money we receive will go directly to purchasing these essential supplies and we will provide our donors with financial statements to account for every dollar donated. Donors will be able to see with all transparency that their money is being used to get our Bahamian communities what they need.”

You can also contact them directly to help provide them with the following items :

  • Generators

  • Tarps

  • ChainSaws

  • Portable stoves

  • Butane canisters

  • Air mattresses

  • Liquid baby formula

  • Diapers

  • Wet Wipes

  • Toiletries, including female sanitary products

  • Mosquito repellent

  • Water filtration devices

  • Matches

THANK YOU FOR CARING. The Bahamas are magic. For us personally, it began as an ultimate sailing destination. Katie and I sailed and explored there for the first time in 2013. I later sailed back years later with my husband, and it was just a few months ago and it blew me away just as it had the first time. Any of you who know the magic of the Bahamian islands, culture, seas, and wildlife, are struggling to see the demolition of Dorian. It’s absolutely overwhelming and easier to turn a cheek in our own powerlessness and helplessness, then it is to actively volunteer or make a difference. This is is a simple way to participate from home. To play a very small role in the re-building of one of the worlds most beautiful cruising communities, right next door to our own country. We have the resources, they do not. HEADKNOWLES has the vehicles, volunteers, and courage to get these individuals and families what they need to make it through the upcoming days and to re-build their lives.


Special thanks to these two Bahamas enthusiasts for helping with this project !

“The Bahamas were formative in my career and some of my fondest memories are from these islands, those who call them home, and those, like me, who drift back and forth between. Our company, Field School, has been fortunate enough to work and collaborate with people and organizations in Bimini, Andros, and Abaco, all unique but all tied together through natural beauty and wonderful people.”

Christian Pankow, SHIRT ARTIST, Bimini, Bahamas 2006-2010, BBFS Sharklab

“While in The Bahamas, I tried to take full advantage of the beautiful place I called home. I spent my vacations traveling to different islands in attempt to experience as much of The Bahamas as possible. The Islands and their people had a tremendous impact on my life, and I will cherish those memories always”

– Katie Grudecki,  Bimini, Bahamas. 2003-2015  Sharklab manager, and Bimini Sands Resort Activities Director. 








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