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.

The Rendezvous Awards Superyacht Ingot & Petra and Bids Farewell to Monaco for 2010

June 27, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Chair of the judges at Rendezvous in Monaco is Head Chef to HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, Christian Garcia, who kept the audience in suspense for the final outcome before revealing the winning chef, Michael Goller of motor yacht Petra, a 44-metre Heesen yacht. The judges agreed that the winners of the Prix “Art de Vivre La Belle Classe Moët & Chandon” should be Mr. & Mrs. Howard Meyers, owner of motor yacht Ingot, a 47 metre superyacht launched in 2008 by the American shipyard, Burger Boat Company. ... read full story

Prince Albert II of Monaco offers his Patronage to Bal d’Oceana at the Rendezvous in Monaco 2010

June 25, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

‘It is a great honour to have the patronage of the sovereign of Monaco for our gala,’ said Executive Vice President of Oceana Jim Simon. ‘An accomplished marine conservationist, HSH Albert II is someone who – like Oceana – is deeply committed to tackling the urgent problems facing our oceans.’ ... read full story

Graff Diamonds to sponsor The Rendezvous in Monaco 2010

June 23, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

As dusk falls over Port Hercule, thirteen of the world’s finest and most recently launched superyachts are now berthed along the privatised Quai des Etas-Unis as their owners prepare for four days of first-class hospitality, glittering gala dinners and on the water fun at the twentieth annual Rendezvous in Monaco. ... read full story

The Lloyd’s Register Educational Trust funds emissions research at National Technical University of Athens

June 21, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The Lloyd’s Register Educational Trust makes new €1.5m commitment to support the marine industry in Greece. Lloyd’s Register’s independent charity foundation, The Lloyd’s Register Educational Trust (The LRET), has agreed to fund a research programme into shipping emissions at NTUA over the next five years – the commitment will be worth over €1,500,000. ... read full story

Vripack transforms Care Centre for elderly

June 17, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Besides the regular Company festivities, Vripack also organizes an annual Charity day. During this activity, the whole Vripack team rolls up its sleeves on behalf of a specific charity event. To find a suitable location for this years event, Vripack contacted the Present foundation. This foundation mediates between volunteers who want to lend a helping hand and those in need of some help. ... read full story

Help needed for historic classic racing yacht Leila

May 25, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Enthusiasts set up a trust in 2008 to restore the historic racing yacht Leila. Now after more than 18 months of hard work, it is hoped that local woodworkers will be able to help get her back in the water. ... read full story

Jessica Watson – Australia’s Sailing Hero

May 15, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Just two days shy of her 17th birthday, Watson sailed her 10-metre yacht Ella's Pink Lady up Sydney Harbour, the same spot she left from almost seven months ago. ... read full story

Clare businessmen to jetski around Ireland for charity

May 14, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Two county Clare businessmen will undertake a unique challenge next month hoping to circumnavigate Ireland on jet-skis to raise funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Association of Ireland (CFAI) and hopefully create a new world record at the same time. Ennis car dealers Darren Hayes and Liam Cleary will set off from Lahinch in Co Clare... ... read full story

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