Charity & Fund Raising Luxury Yacht & Superyacht News

This page showcases news of yachting charity and fundraising events from around ...

Charity & Fund Raising Luxury Yacht & Superyacht News

This page showcases news of yachting charity and fundraising events from around the world. If you have any yacht industry charity news please contact CharterWorld for publication. The yachting industry is an excellent arena to promote a range of charities concerning everything from ocean environmental causes to people in need.

Mediterranean Summer: 12 Of the Best Luxury Events to Attend

May 17, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

The 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival began only hours ago, marking with its opening ceremony the unofficial start to the luxury yacht charter season in the Mediterranean. Although the film festival may be Cannes's most globally recognised event, it's not the only star-studded attraction for the city or even the Mediterranean. Discover 12 celebrations this summer running from May to September that will add even more glamour and entertainment to your luxury charter holiday. ... read full story

International SeaKeepers Society to honour Bermuda scientists at annual event

April 19, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

The International SeaKeeepers Society will hold their annual event at the at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute, where the contribution of local members will be recognised beside the 2017 SeaKeeper of the Year, Schmidt Ocean Institute Founder and Vice President Wendy Schmidt. ... read full story

Upcoming Event: Founders’ 2016 by International SeaKeepers Society at Fort Lauderdale

October 31, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

The International SeaKeepers Society is to host its annual Founders’ 2016, kicking off the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show on the 3rd of November. The event will recognise the work of DISCOVERY Yacht Members and showcase a selection of research projects that SeaKeepers has undertaken this year. In conjunction with the international yachting community, The International... ... read full story

Cogs 4 Cancer charity ride returns for 2017

September 15, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

After taking a year-long break, Cogs 4 Cancer is announcing its upcoming event in 2017 to raise funds for Cancer Research in France and the UK. Run by a group of volunteers who all work in the superyacht industry, the charity gives 100% of donations to cancer projects. The following is a press release for... ... read full story

Elton John & Ferretti Donate a Yacht to Italy’s Earthquake Victims

September 07, 2016

Written by Mike Smith

Ferretti and Riva are to donate the auction proceeds of a Special Addition AquaRiva Super motor yacht to the charities that benefit the victims of Italy’s disastrous earthquake earlier this year. The colour of the special edition yacht will be chosen personally by Sir Elton John. Elton John announced the charitable yacht donation during his... ... read full story

‘Blue Wonderful’ A Sir Elton John’s Concert with Ferretti Group and YC de Monaco

September 06, 2016

Written by Mike Smith

“Blue Wonderful” Sir Elton John’s Concert – a private show and a co-production of Ferretti Group and Yacht Club de Monaco – was held yesterday evening in the YCM Marina setting, surrounded by 30 yachts representing all the Ferretti Group brands. The event opened the Private Preview weekend, the customers’ event which Ferretti Group presented... ... read full story

Billy Joel Donates custom yacht ‘Vendetta’ to Seakeepers

August 31, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

The International SeaKeepers Society has received a generous donation from Billy Joel in the form of his commuter yacht VENDETTA. The yacht will be used to help raise awareness of the conditions of the world’s oceans through research, conservation work and education. Read on for the full article: The following is a press release from... ... read full story

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race crews return to London

August 03, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

After almost one year at sea, the crews of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race have returned to London to the applause of thousands of onlookers lining the Thames. After surviving gale force winds, temperature extremes and tragedy at sea, the tenth edition of the Clipper Round the World Race has been declared the... ... read full story

Retired coast guardsman biking 4,000 miles for charity

July 29, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

In an impressive undertaking to raise money for the Coast Gurad Foundation’s ‘Fallen Heroes Fund’ retired coast guardsman Lt. Scott White is cycling 40,000 miles across North America. His journey commenced in Everett, Washington, and is planned to finish in Gloucester, Massachusetts on the 20th of August. The following is a press release for the... ... read full story

Video: 20,000 oysters to regenerate the Solent

July 28, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

Continual efforts are made each year to restore and regenerate marine environments across the globe, and although not all conservation projects receive the attention of exotic destinations such as the Great Barrier Reef, each plays a vital role in maintaining the oceans. The Solent is the strait between England and the Isle of Wight and... ... read full story

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