SeaKeepers Founders: 17 Years of Environmental Success

The annual SeaKeepers Founders celebration honors some of the biggest supporters of environmental stewardship via the International SeaKeepers Society. This month, during the Fort Lauderdale boat show, the non-profit recognized several superyacht and yacht owners, as well as crew. Each contributed to scientist-led expeditions, educational outreach, and/or environmental instrument deployment. More than 200 guests attended Continue reading

Wendy Schmidt, Ocean Advocate & SeaKeeper

When it comes to the yachting lifestyle and ocean conservation, Wendy Schmidt believes the two are entwined. She also believes humanity and the oceans are entwined. In fact, Schmidt calls the ocean “our life-support system,” since we are “profoundly dependent on healthy soils, air, and oceans.” The International SeaKeepers Society has named her its SeaKeeper Continue reading

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