Monday, September 29, 2008

Los Angeles Fundraising Night

Help Support Zac's Solo Circumnavigation

Hear from Zac's support team from behind the scenes about

the challenges, fears and excitement Zac has faced

and is continuing to face on his record making voyage.

See footage fresh from the sea.

Question & Answer Time

Sat phone permitting we will talk with Zac live out on the Indian Ocean.

Please reply to with 'Zac Sunderland' in the subject line if you are interested in attending this gathering in the Los Angeles/Marina del Rey area in October.

We will then contact you with details as they are made.


Blogger Debbie said...

Can't wait!

I will look forward to meeting Team Sunderland and everyone of the Zac Packers that are able to attend!!

We are family!!

North Hills, CA

September 29, 2008 at 10:24 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

my name is tom and i live in mooloolaba
I rekon it's preety cool what youre doing
seeya Tom

September 29, 2008 at 11:19 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I would love to meet Team Sunderland!

Sherman Oaks, CA

ps Happy New Year, Bill Mann!

September 30, 2008 at 6:38 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hello Zac,
My family and I have been following your courageous adventure. We think it is very exciting. Since your launch in mid-June and looking where you are currently, what do you think would be your projected completion date barring serious problem? What part of the trip do you think would be the most challenging?

September 30, 2008 at 6:54 AM  
Blogger Willyboy said...

Ah... There are times I wish I still lived in the L.A. area. Aside from the occasional craving for Tommy's Burgers :) there are occasional gatherings, like this, I'd love to go to.

Hope there's a great turn out!

former native Californian now in
milford, ohio

September 30, 2008 at 6:54 AM  
Blogger Hopp√≠polla said...

I hate that i live on the other side of the country or i would so be this sucks
but i will be supporting in prayer.

September 30, 2008 at 7:23 AM  
Blogger Becky said...

Oh, I wish I could be there. Live footage fresh from the sea sounds horribly a movie preview! Yet alas, I am in Colorado and must stay put.

I hope the night is most memorable. You will probably meet Zac Packers who never post, yet follow Zac's adventure in awe and in prayer.

Bonne Chance (Good Luck!)

September 30, 2008 at 9:38 AM  
Blogger Fulgum said...

Absolutely.........I hope.
October is really busy for me but I'll hope that the chosen day or night will be free.

Count me in!


September 30, 2008 at 1:50 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Team Zac,

I live in Minnesota but travel to CA often. Please as soon as you know the times and date let us know as I would like to be there if at all possible.


September 30, 2008 at 4:46 PM  
Blogger Croaker of FrogPond said...

We are rolling up here on the 4h month of this adventure. With my usual attention span, I'd have thought I'd have burned out on it weeks ago. Who will agree with me that it's only become more addictive? I guess I've become a Zap-Packer for life. When this adventure is successfully completed, and I have full faith that it will be, I await finding out what Zac will do with the rest of his life. He has set the bar for himself very high! To any extent to which he was not when he departed, he will return as a man of accomplishment with uncommon self confidence, and a knowledge of the basic goodness of the world. Without conscious intent, I suspect that he will be a role model in any endeavor which he elects to pursue. The world will be a better place with him in it.

If that maudlin and patronizing, I confess, This Zac-Packer is a fan. I hope that the 'book" is already forming in his mind so we won't have to wait for his muse to move him or for editors to try an turn it into a tale of suspense and hardship at sea.

I'm going to reread the Horatio Hornblower series to get into the proper frame of mind.

The Croaker

September 30, 2008 at 5:28 PM  
Blogger shan said...

hi Team "ZAC"!! Oh..wish I lived in So. would love to attend the gathering!! Have been following Zac's adventure since day #1!! You are all doing such a wonderful job keeping us updated...and Zac...con tinue to wish you a safe journey..You are always in our well as your family!! God Speed!!

Shan - from Santa Cruz, Ca.!!

September 30, 2008 at 6:52 PM  
Blogger Tomi said...

I for one, can hardly wait for Capt. Zac's post circumnavigation tour, book signing, w/eat, meet & greet on the SE US coast!

Amen Croaker!


Sorry if this multi-posts, have a weak wap connection.

September 30, 2008 at 6:53 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ohhh...I so wish I could be there. :( Life is tough, eh? LOL Good luck, though. Have fun, everyone. Hope there are lots of pictures to see.

Elissa R. Walther
Houston, TX

September 30, 2008 at 7:24 PM  
Blogger Tomi said...

Stay tuned for another memoriabilia opportunity to support Capt Zac in his circumnavigation!

September 30, 2008 at 7:30 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey Zac,
You are Awesome and we wish you well!
The Johnson's
s/v Air Apparent
San Juan Islands

September 30, 2008 at 8:37 PM  
Anonymous zappy said...

I'd love to come......will bring a couple of friends. I have read every blog. Interested in Zac's journey!!! Spsent many years as a high school administrator/teacher! Good on ya mate! Also taught school in Australia and come from a family of sailors. Diane Pasadena

October 3, 2008 at 6:26 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

We just moved back to California from Washington DC.

Depending on when and where, we hope to be there.

Linda and Bill
Back in California

October 3, 2008 at 10:29 AM  

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