History of sitesALIVE! – The Early Years…

In 1990, Rich Wilson & Steve Pettengill departed San Francisco for Boston aboard Great American
Trying to break clipper Northern Light's 76 day record set in 1853 in the California Gold Rush
Ashore Ocean Challenge linked to 400 teachers weekly by Fax with Science, Geography & Math activities... until Cape Horn...
Where Great American capsized in 60' seas & 85 knots of wind...
17 hours later, in a midnight seamanship marvel New Zealand Pacific rescued GA's crew
By 1993 Rich had raised funds to try again with Great American II, and a bigger K12 program
13 major Newspapers published our 12 week feature series, reaching 13 million readers & 250,000 students, and...
Prodigy Online reached 100,000 adults & 100,000 kids with the first live, interactive, online learning adventure
Arriving Boston with a record at sea and success in schools & homes on land, others sought such K12 programs...
An America's Cup syndicate funded us to produce a live, interactive K12 program for Science, Technology & Math...
Our Young America Live! reached 21 million readers & 400,000 students by 27 newspapers publishing an 11 week series
Sail America funded us to produce a program to promote sailing to K12 with Geography, World History & Social Studies
Class Afloat Live! linked the circumnavigating school ship Concordia to 15 million readers & 250,000 students by 21 newspapers publishing our 18 bi-weekly features
The concept proven, sitesALIVE! was born, and we were ready to expand...

See these extra slideshows:
Great American IV (ex-Mirabaud)
Why Race Vendée Globe 2016?