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.
If you’ve seen recent marine documentaries, you may have marveled at underwater video footage of significant-size species like sharks and rays. Imagine, then, capturing similar footage yourself, from your very own yacht. The International SeaKeepers Society will make it happen. In fact, the organization will give you a free underwater video camera, to help it
Diving lets you experience the sea in an unmatched way. If you’re passionate about preserving what lies beneath, you’re in good company. Dive Butler International and the International SeaKeepers Society have partnered to make supporting, and participating in, marine-conservation efforts easier. Dive Butler is based in the Maldives, but works with megayacht owners and guests
Jane Buffington (center, above), a pioneer in the yachting industry, particularly among women, died on November 29 from heart congestion complications. She was 90 years old. Born in Annapolis, Buffington enjoyed boating early on. Her family kept a 40-foot Elco at their home, along a creek in Annapolis. Her own first boating purchase years later
Alexander Dreyfoos is a longtime, passionate yacht owner. He’s also a passionate conservationist, cognizant that protecting the ocean allows him and his family to pursue their favorite pastime. Next month, Dreyfoos will receive the International SeaKeepers Society’s Seakeepers Award for his contributions—which include important, otherwise-unobtainable data—to ocean research. In this Leadership Series, he relates his
Every year the International SeaKeepers Society honors a person who has made significant contributions to ocean conservation. This fall the SeaKeeper Award is being given to Alexander W. Dreyfoos (below), a longtime yacht owner. While some may not recognize Dreyfoos’ name, surely they’ll recognize his current yacht. Silver Cloud (above) was built by Abeking &