Prince Khaled bin Sultan, the owner of the Golden Fleet of aircraft, yachts, and megayachts, has received this year’s Perseus Award, given to yacht owners who are not just committed to but also contribute toward marine wildlife conservation. Prince Khaled is the founder of the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation, dedicated to ocean conservation.
If you know high school teachers who are as passionate about coral reefs as they are about diving, The Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation would like to meet them. More specific, the Living Oceans Foundation wants them to join the CREW program aboard the megayacht Golden Shadow (pictured) when she heads to French Polynesia
Prince Khaled bin Sultan is not your ordinary yacht owner. Besides being a member of the Saudi Arabia royal family, he is a passionate conservationist. “As a young boy in Riyadh, I spent some time wandering the desert, and was surprised to find the fossilized remains of sea creatures,” he explains. “I realized then that
It’s often said that yacht owners and their crew are among the most environmentally minded people in society. Despite depictions of motoryachts as gas-guzzling smoke-spewers and both power and sailing yachts as mere playthings, the people who buy and work aboard these magnificent machines are painfully aware of the garbage and pollutants being carelessly allowed