SeaKeepers Honors Yacht Owner Alexander Dreyfoos

Hurricane Matthew may have forced the International SeaKeepers Society to postpone its annual Bal de la Mer from October to this month. But, last weekend SeaKeepers supporters, all passionate about protecting the oceans, turned out to honor Alexander Dreyfoos. Dreyfoos (middle) received the annual SeaKeeper Award for his decades of devotion to the undersea environment. Continue reading


Chris Gongriep, Rainbow Owner & Holland Jachtbouw Founder, Dies

Chris Gongriep, whose love of sailing led to not just owning, but building superyachts, died today in his native Netherlands. He was 70 years old. Gongriep was perhaps best-known in business as the founder of G&S Vastgoed, a successful real-estate firm in Amsterdam. It develops commercial and residential buildings, plus office space. It developed much Continue reading


David Tomlinson of Flamingo Bay: “It Feels Good to Help”

Editor’s note: Capt. David Tomlinson is the newest recipient of the Fabien Cousteau Blue Award from the International Superyacht Society (ISS). The award recognizes stewards of marine ecosystems, be they individuals or organizations.  Tomlinson owned and ran the 125-foot Flamingo Bay for more than three decades. Part yacht, part research vessel, Flamingo Bay assisted in Continue reading