Rotary Sailing for Crohn Awareness 
We were happy to host a wonderful get together with our sister Rotary Club from Honfleur, France. A special thanks to all who made this event possible here in Burlington, Vermont USA.
This special event was joint effort by Burlington Rotary Club and Burlington-Honfleur Sister City with Honfleur, France Rotary Club made this initiative possible. The inspirational film shown on June 16th at the Community Sailing Center. "Sailing with Crohn's" is an inspiring film about Pierre Louis, an international sailing racer, who is raising awareness about the Crohn's disease by sailing around the world. One of his stops was Burlington, VT! We wish him a safe and wonderful journey. Pierre Louis 's story is one of hope.
Bon voyage!



A documentary in French with English subtitles

The Burlington Rotary Club of Vermont has partnered with our Sister City Honfleur, France Rotary Club to bring international sailing racer Pierre-Louis Attwell to our City to present a documentary film about his courageous triumph over a debilitating disease. The film screening will be followed by an in-person Q&A with Mr. Attwell! Rotary International wheel logo is placed on the spinnaker of his sailboat as he sails all the way from Honfleur, France to Quebec, Canada and here to the US! 

This event took place on June 16, 2024 at the Burlington Sailing Center, 505 Lake Street, Burlington VT

Admission was FREE, but donations will always be gratefully accepted on our website. 

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