Founders’ 2016 Auction

Forgot something?  For those who didn’t have time to visit the Silent Auction we will remain open until Monday, November 14th, take this opportunity to support SeaKeepers’ mission and make that last minute bid.

All bids must be submitted by email to [email protected] by 12pm Nov. 14th.

Conservation Experiences

Private One Day Shark Tagging for 10 Guests with the University of Miami

Item value: $5,000
Opening bid: $3,500

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Work side-by-side with world-renowned shark biologist Dr. Neil Hammerschlag and his team at the UM Shark Research & Conservation Program to gather vital data for his ongoing shark research. Take a finclip from a 10+ foot tiger shark to test for toxins. Conduct physiological tests to determine a great hammerhead shark’s stress level. Insert an ID tag into an adorable, little Atlantic Sharpnose shark to learn more about its life movements and growth rate. This is your chance to literally get your feet wet — research, education, conservation, innovation.
Depart from Key Biscayne on this one-day research trip. Enjoy a shark expert Q&A and participate in official UMiami shark research. Participants must be at least 10 years of age▪

Deploy a SeaKeepers Drifter

Item value: $5,000
Opening bid: $3,000

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An opportunity to support SeaKeepers Mission. SeaKeepers works with institutions, including the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and Argo, to make ongoing oceanographic measurements. Successfully bid on this SeaKeepers Drifter and become a DISCOVERY Yacht. Donated by MetOcean Data Systems.

Adopt A Shark and Track its Movements

Several Adoptions Available
Buy Now: $3,000

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Many populations of shark are in great decline and need immediate scientific and conservation attention. However, researching these apex predators is neither easy nor cheap. To ensure UM SRC satellite tracking study of sharks continues, please consider adopting a shark.

This donation will cover the cost of one new satellite tag. In return, you will be given the opportunity to name your shark and follow his/her movements on our website using an interactive Google Earth map.

Classes and entire schools are also welcome to collectively adopt sharks. What a way to enrich your educational experience!


YACHTSIGN® Yacht Vinyl Yacht Package

Item value: $1,650
Opening bid: $800

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Includes customized design services for 1 transom name, 1 hailing port name, up to four 4 life rings, up to two 2 dock boxes or two 2 dock carts, 1 tender or one 1 jet-ski, 1 crew or owner vehicle’s rear-window.

Four Hour Fleet Miami Cruise for 12 Guests

Item value: $2,500
Opening bid: $1,250

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Enjoy Fleet Miami’s 54′ Grand Banks Motor Yacht Shredder based in Miami, FL. This 4-hour cruise includes three (3) crew, idle fuel, soft drinks, and light snacks.

Not included: Additional fuel alcohol, additional food, and crew gratuities.

Home Aromatherapy Start-up Kit.

Item value: $120
Opening bid: $60

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The easy-to-use start-up kits include everything you need to set up your home aromatherapy system, including a fragrance canister with one classic scent , and an aromatherapy dispenser.

KR Shopping Experience & Unique Photo Session with Photographer Deborah Grooms

Item value: $1,000
Opening bid: $500

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A personal styling and shopping experience tailored just for you with KR Personal Style plus a customized photo shoot with Photographer Deborah Grooms who specializes in casual non-posed family and children’s’ portraiture created in an environment that has special meaning to you. To include a 14” Custom Finished Portrait

Valkyrie Adventure in the Channel Islands 

Item value: $5,000
Opening bid: $2,500

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Choose from two fabulous day trips:
Enjoy a 2-hour harbor cruise with hot and cold appetizers plus a selection of fine wines for up to 15 people.
A day charter on Valkyrie a 20meter Sport Yacht, located in Channel Islands Harbor, California. Enjoy breakfast and lunch for up to 6 people. While diving snorkeling, swimming, hiking on one of the Channel Islands, sunbathing, whale watching or just relaxing. The choice is yours.

Propel Yachts offers Fabulous 4 – hour Sunset Cruise from Miami Beach Marina

Item value: $4,500
Opening bid: $2,250

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Why not treat 12 of your closest friends to an unforgettable sunset cruise on M/Y LTD – 84’ Lazzara. Crew, refreshments and a light snack will be provided. All you need to do is to sit back, relax and let the stresses of the week slip away as you soak in the sunset over the Miami skyline from Biscayne Bay.

Actors Playhouse at the Miracle Mile Theatre – tickets for Two

Item value: $138
Opening bid: $80

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Two tickets to your choice of performances for Wednesday or Thursday performances during the 2016-2017 Season


A Fun Day Indoor Go Kart Racing

Item value: $60
Opening bid: $30

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A session for two to go indoor go kart racing. Fun for all.

Top Stylist Hair Consultation

Item value: $100
Opening bid: $50

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CREATO’s stylists use their unique expertise to create the ideal look, tailored for each client with outstanding customer service. Enjoy a consultation with one of their top stylists.


Stream to Sea Body Care Package

Item value: $150
Opening bid: $70

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Protecting the health of our fragile marine environments and coral reefs is our responsibility. These sunscreen and body care choices have a direct impact on our oceans. Enjoy this gift basket of environmentally friendly body care products

Interior Design Consultation with Katia Bates Creative Director of Innovative Creations Interior Design.

Item value: $1,350
Opening bid: $500

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This consultation will include three hours on scheduled day of appointment. Consultation to be scheduled during office hours, 9AM-5PM.
Limited to Broward, Miami Dade and Palm Beach Counties.


Three luxurious nights in a Private British Colonial Estate at the Ocean Club overlooking the azure waters of the Bahamas in Paradise Island.

Item value: $30,000
Opening bid: $20,000

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The owners of the SUPERYACHT ESTATE with listing agent, Virginia Hornaday of Engel & Volkers Palm Beach have donated this private 17,250 square foot residence for 3 couples or 4 adults and 2 children (over 16) 6 guests max. Enjoy endless activities including, one round of golf for 4 with 2 golf carts, private beach club, access to One & Only and Atlantis Spa, tennis and exclusive pools. The 100’ dock in the 300’ x 250’ basin is included in a charter or private vessel with a captain staying on board. SUPERYACHTESTATE.COM

Jan 6 – March 30, 2017, only.  Includes Nassau airport transfer, housekeeper and property manager on premises, based on availability.

InterContinental: Cartagena De Indias

Item value: $2,500
Opening bid: $1,250

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 A 3-night stay for 2 with buffet breakfast included. As part of this package enjoy dinner for 2 at the spectacular Kanu restaurant with a glass of wine.
Cartagena is the most popular tourist destination in Colombia, a place where the magic of the old city meets modernism. With a privileged location in waterfront Bocagrande, InterContinental Cartagena blocks from the beautiful bay of Castillogrande, five minutes from the old city and 15 minutes from Rafael Núñez International Airport.