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.

‘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

P/R: Veteran crew sailing around UK coast

June 29, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

The charity ‘Turn to Starboard’ is helping UK veterans suffering from physical health issues or mental trauma to reintegrate and learn new skills. 38 veterans will voyage on an 8 week counter-clockwise course around the UK, starting from and returning to Falmouth in Cornwall. The following is a press release for the Turn to Starboard charity.... ... read full story

Racing: days two and three in Palma de Mallorca

June 29, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

After three intense days of racing, the 20th Superyacht Cup in Palma de Mallorca has drawn to a close. Every crew put in a prime performance that made for attention-grabbing races on all three days of the event. The following article summarises the class winners for days 2 and 3 and names the overall winner... ... read full story

Press Release: Sunseeker International announces partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support in Dorset

June 16, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

British luxury yacht manufacturer Sunseeker is partnering with Macmillan Cancer Support to raise funds for services in Dorset through a series of sponsored events in upcoming months. Events include a sponsored hike and the highly caffeinated ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’. To many of the staff at Sunseeker, Macmillan Cancer Support plays a vital role in... ... read full story

SeaKeepers BAL DE LA MER 2016 To Be Held in Florida

May 24, 2016

Written by Eva Belanyiova

The International SeaKeepers Society is getting ready for this year's Bal De La Mer, to be held in October in Palm Beach Florida, in honour of Mr. Alexander W. Dreyfoos. ... read full story

Sailing Yacht MARIQUITA v. Charter Yacht ELEONORA match race raises £67,000 for disabled sailing charity Wetwheels

September 14, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Taken place on July 24, 2015 in the beautiful Solent yacht rental location, the 38m classic superyacht Mariquita v. the 49,5m classic charter yacht Eleonora match race raised an amazing £67,000 for Wetwheels disabled powerboat. ... read full story

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