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CHARTER FOR CHARITY: Exceptional, recently-refitted 70m M/Y SHERAKHAN in the Caribbean

November 21, 2017

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Charter for charity and make your holiday unforgettable with the 70m/229ft superyacht SHERAKHAN: For charters booked before Christmas, the owner will donate US$20,000 and CharterWorld further US $6,000, if booked through one of our brokers, to restoring the Caribbean islands affected by the hurricanes, while you sit back, relax and savour the spa facilities and skills of the highly qualified crew on the holiday of a lifetime. ... 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

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

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

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

Ewan McGregor, Zara Phillips and Natalie Pinkham to Race for Charity at Artemis Challenge

August 03, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

The fifth edition of the Artemis Challenge is set to continue the tradition of attracting big name stars as Ewan McGregor, Zara Phillips and Natalie Pinkham take to the water in 2011. The Artemis Challenge, a high adrenaline 50 mile race around the Isle of Wight to claim a £10,000 charity prize fund, will take... ... read full story

Launch of the Gipsy Moth Trust – Classic charter yacht Gipsy Moth IV gifted to charity

July 21, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

Owners of the classic sailing yacht Gipsy Moth IV, Rob Thompson and Eileen Skinner announced the launch of their new charity The Gipsy Moth Trust today at 2011 Panerai British Classic Week in Cowes. Regarded as a part of British maritime heritage after Sir Francis Chichester sailed classic yacht Gipsy Moth IV around the world in... ... read full story

Honda RIB to circumnavigate Australia for prostate cancer awareness campaign

July 19, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

The Honda-powered rigid inflatable boat (RIB) measuring 8.6m will be home for two brothers as they spend 10 weeks going ‘over the top’ to raise funds and awareness of prostate cancer by circumnavigating the Australian Coast. After extensive sea trialling off the West Australian coast, the custom 8.6m Gemini Pro RIB has been refined to... ... read full story

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