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.

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

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

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