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.

2010 Monaco Yacht Show – A Great Success

October 13, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

This summary of the 2010 Monaco Yacht clearly shows, that this year's event was a great success. The 2011 MYS is scheduled from 21st to 24th September at Port Hercules, Principality of Monaco. ... read full story

Paul Pettavino and Sterling Scott designed LIFE PAD yacht tender

September 09, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Sterling Scott and Paul Pettavino, a 14 year old boy, introduce their new superyacht tender Life Pad. ... read full story

Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation launched WOOD FOREVER

September 09, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation and the MC2D Association launched Wood Forever, targeting yachting industry professionals and clients alike, to use wood only certified as originating from substantially managed forests. ... read full story

Oceana Announces Launch of Gulf of Mexico Research Expedition to Assess Long-Term Impacts of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

August 09, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Oceana to Use ROVs, Specialized Divers and Satellite Tags to Investigate Effects of Oil on Coral, Fish, Shark and Sea Turtle Species. Oceana, the largest international organization focused solely on ocean conservation, announced today the launch of its 2010 Gulf of Mexico Expedition that will assess the long-term impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.... ... read full story

NOAA grants SeaKeepers $100,000 USD

August 03, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The US National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has awarded $100,000 to the SeaKeepers Society in support of the continued operation and maintenance of 10 SeaKeeper 1000 monitoring systems deployed on member yachts. The grant will be used to: (1) test the stability of the pH and O2 sensors of the ocean sensor suites, (2)... ... read full story

Royal National Lifeboat Institution at COWES WEEK

July 30, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) will volunteer at the 2010 Cowes Week both on water and off. Monday, being a charity day, RNLI will take the opportunity to showcase their life saving skills. The presentation will be held on the water just off The Green at 6.30pm. ... read full story

Registration fees from 2010 DAME donated to Whisper Boat Building Academy

July 30, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Whisper Boat Building Academy will receive all the registration fees from the 2010 DAME - Design Awards METS as a donation. The WBBA is located in South Africa and is the only boat building academy for people with disabilities. ... read full story

Oceana launches expedition to assess long-term effects of Gulf of Mexico disaster

July 22, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The Oceana Ocean environmental organisation has set off on expedition yacht LATITUDE to study the oceanographic effects of the Gulf of Mexico oil Spill ... read full story

Oceana

July 22, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Oceana ocean expeditions have resulted in multiple campaign victories and since 2005, the Oceana Ranger catamaran has crossed the Pacific, Caribbean, Atlantic, Mediterranean and the Bay of Biscay. In 2008 MarViva Med joined Ranger in the Mediterranean, and teams from Chile visited the pristine waters of Patagonia and the Juan Fernandez Islands. The resulting photo and video documentation of rare species, as well as documentation of illegal fishing, provides further evidence to protect vulnerable marine species and habitats. ... read full story

Plastiki bottle boat nearing end of ocean environmental mission

July 22, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

To celebrate the Plastiki expedition eco boat's arrival in Sydney at the end of its 7,500-nautical mile voyage through some of the Pacific's most polluted areas, the New South Wales State Government has declared a state event. ... read full story

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