International SeaKeepers Society to Fete Women in Yachting

Each year the International SeaKeepers Society hosts the Bal de la Mer. The event honors a person or organization making inroads into ocean and sea-life conservation. This year, the Bal de la Mer will fete Wendy Benchley, a longtime ocean advocate. The event will also include a special Women in Yachting Honorary Committee. Benchley is […]

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Fort Yachtie-Da International Film Festival


Pegasus V The last of the mojitos from Rory Gillanders.   The 6th-annual Fort Yachtie-Da International Film Festival saw the second engineer of the megayacht Pegasus V walk away with the coveted Oscar Fish trophy for Best Overall film. He’s Rory Gillanders, and as you’ll see in his video, he’s as dedicated to filmmaking as […]

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International Superyacht Society Design Award Winners


The International Superyacht Society Design Awards Gala saw some of the past year’s most significant power and sailing superyachts alike receive honors last evening. Now in its 23rd year, the awards are given following a peer-review process, meaning key representatives of shipyards, naval-architecture firms, interior-designer firms, and other industry companies evaluate each finalist. Six megayacht […]

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RINA Honoring 5 Megayachts as “Green Stars” At Monaco Yacht Show


Even with RINA’s Green Plus notation being purely voluntary, an increasing number of megayacht owners are opting for it. Witness the fact that this year, RINA will honor five such yachts at a special event during the Monaco Yacht Show. Green Plus status is awarded to RINA-classed yachts and megayachts meeting a variety of environmentally […]

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International SeaKeepers Society Honoring Sargasso Sea Alliance


The International SeaKeepers Society is breaking with tradition for its annual SeaKeeper Award. Rather than present it to one individual, the ocean-focused organization is giving it to five people. On September 9, in San Francisco to coincide with the America’s Cup, the International SeaKeepers Society will formally honor the five-person executive committee of the Sargasso […]

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