Upcoming Events:  Golden Rule to visit Long Beach, Santa Monica, and Marina del Rey!

Long Beach welcomes home the Golden Rule Nuclear Abolition Peace Boat

August 28 @ 10:00 am11:00 am

Rainbow Harbor Marina slip 5047,

200 B Aquarium Way
Long Beach, 90802 United States

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Official arrival in Long Beach for press and supporters on Friday August 28 at 10 am

Golden Rule, Phoenix, and Atomic Veteran Presentation at First Congregation Church of Long Beach

August 28 @ 7:00 pm8:30 pm

First Congregational Church of Long Beach,

241 Cedar Ave
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States

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Join the Golden Rule crew and supporters, Jessica Reynolds Renshaw of the Phoenix of Hiroshima, and Atomic Veteran Leo (Bud) Feurt for a panel discussion on nuclear issues past and present. Friday August 28 at 7 pm

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Golden Rule sailing past Arlington West War Victims Memorial
at Santa Monica Pier

August 30 @ 1:00 pm2:00 pm

Santa Monica Pier,

200 Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica, CA 90401 United States

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See Golden Rule – Early Sunday morning August 30 Golden Rule will leave Long Beach and sail past the Arlington West war victims memorial on Santa Monica Pier.  Veterans For Peace has put up thousands of tombstones and crosses at this display every Sunday for 11 years!

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Burton Chace Park in Marina Del Rey Sunday August 30 at 5pm – 8pm

August 30 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm

Burton Chace Park,

13650 Mindanao Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292 United States

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Join the Golden Rule crew at Burton Chace Park in Marina Del Rey on Sunday August 30 at 5pm – 8pm for a Peace Picnic and to Welcome and Support the New Journeys of the Golden Rule

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Help restore the original nuclear protest boat and support her mission to abolish war as an instrument of national policy.


There are several ways that you can help us complete our missions. Cash donations are the simplest way to help with the restoration effort. You can donate via PayPal by clicking the button above or donate by check to:


VFP Golden Rule Project
P.O. Box 87
Samoa, CA 95564




We aim to advance Veterans For Peace opposition to nuclear weapons and war, and to do so in a dramatic fashion.


We have recovered and restored the original peace ship, the Golden Rule, that set sail in 1958 to stop nuclear testing in the atmosphere, and which inspired the many peace makers and peace ships that followed.


The reborn Golden Rule will voyage once more, to show that nuclear abolition is possible, and that bravery and tenacity can overcome militarism.

Golden Rule
A close fit. Main mast just before the sanding began to round it up.
  • The Golden Rule and supporters present at the Onion Social Justice meeting

    The “Onion” where S.U.U.S. holds services, events, music, and presentations August 19, 2015 By Daniel C. Lavery Helen Jaccard spoke to the Sepulveda Unitarian Universalist Society about the Golden Rule, a 30-foot ketch and its original crew, Capt. Albert Bigelow, William Huntington, George Willoughby, and......

  • Crew needed

    We need to select and train a new crew member to start sailing with us in San Diego or Long Beach. Please apply by filling out the crew application form at http://www.vfpgoldenruleproject.org/crew-application/ and send to vfpgoldenruleproject@gmail.com. We are looking for people with ocean sailing experience......

  • Orion and Golden Rule from Hornblower
    VFP Members greet Golden Rule from Hornblower dinner cruise

    There were over 100 VFP members on the Hornblower dinner cruise on August 7, 2015 and Golden Rule was there in San Diego Bay to show off her beautiful sails!  Here are a few of the pictures from the Golden Rule and one of Orion......

  • Historic protest boat arrives in San Diego for pro-peace veterans’ convention

    Excellent article in San Diego Reader A group of “pro-peace” activists gathered on Shelter Island Sunday afternoon to welcome the Golden Rule, a sailboat described as “the very first of the environmental and peace vessels to go to sea,” which came to town in advance......