We have our first Grantee!

December 3, 2012

Rudi’s Mates has been able to help a rigger in Sausalito, California during a very difficult injury.  Mr. Dave LeClerq is unable to work as a rigger while he awaits for surgery early next year that will get him back on his feet and working again in the industry he loves. Mr. LeClerq’s thank you letter, […]

Lori Rudiger speaking at Cup Chat in San Franicsco on September 22nd

September 15, 2011

Rudi’s Mates is excited that Lori will be speaking onRudi’s Mates at the Golden Gate Yacht Club’s monthly Cup Chat next Thursday, September 22nd at 7pm.  This is a special opportunity to spread the word on Rudi’s Mates’ importance to the sailing world and to be in conversation with other individuals from the Cup and other sailing pursuits. The speaking series with […]

Rudi’s Mates announces official Kickoff at Transpacific Yacht Race Pre-Race Dinner!

June 16, 2011

Rudi’s Mates is open for “business”! We are an official fund within the Marin Community Foundation and are now taking donations. This is a very exciting time and as soon as we are initially funded we will be able to accept grant applications for working people within the sailing industry who need our help.

Inaugural Mark Rudiger Transpac Trophy Winner!

June 15, 2011

A new trophy in Mark’s name was introduced into the Transpacific Yacht Race.   The first recipient of the “Mark Rudiger Celestial Navigation Trophy” was Dave Snodgrass, navigator of Relentless 32.   The Rudiger family congratulates Dave, and appreciates all the trophy entrants who still take celestial navigation seriously as the important skill and art that it is. […]

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