2020 SeaKeepers Documentary Series
Premiere 10.29.20

Our commitment to the environment and using the resources of the yachting community creatively to
tackle research and conservation issues continues.

We are proud to share the first in a series of video presentations about the impact of our efforts. These
videos will be created with accompanying lesson plans to use within a classroom or other similar
educational setting.

For more information on these lesson plans, please contact [email protected]

Support our DISCOVERY Yacht Program by donating to our Fund for Fuel Campaign

FUND FOR FUEL

Despite the enormous challenges faced this year SeaKeepers was able to achieve 16 expeditions and 11
cleanups due to the unwavering commitment of our partners throughout the community. We sincerely
thank the yacht owners, crew and volunteers who worked with us to make all of this possible.

THANK YOU TO OUR
2020 DISCOVERY YACHTS & VESSELS

DISCOVERY VESSEL BAY RIPPER

AUGUST 2020

The International SeaKeepers Society assisted Miami Waterkeeper in conducting field research just in the waters of Biscayne Bay, FL aboard DISCOVERY Vessel Bay Ripper.

DISCOVERY YACHT CUVIER

DECEMBER 2019

The International SeaKeepers Society teamed up with the University of Miami’s Shark Research and Conservation Program and Arizona State University’s Sulikowski Shark and Fish Research Lab for a historical shark tagging expedition in Tiger Beach, Bahamas.

DISCOVERY YACHT JULIA

FEBRUARY 2020

SeaKeepers partnered with Debris Free Oceans to host a floating classroom and island cleanup onboard Fleet Miami’s Julia.

TENDER TO D/Y MARCATO

JUNE 2020

The International SeaKeepers Society partnered yet again with Nova Southeastern University’s Professor Paul Arena, and researchers Sydney Panzarino, Michael McDonough, and Tommy Ingalls to deploy a commercial grade mini ROV from the tender to DISCOVERY

“Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort.” John Ruskin

DISCOVERY YACHT PHANTOM

JULY 2020

The International SeaKeepers Society assisted Florida International University (FIU) in conducting field research in the waters of Biscayne Bay, FL aboard DISCOVERY Vessel

DISCOVERY YACHT SHREDDER

JANUARY 2020

The International SeaKeepers Society partnered with Nova Southeastern University to deploy a commercial grade mini ROV from the DISCOVERY Yacht Shredder.

DISCOVERY YACHT THE ADMIRAL

JANUARY 2020

The International SeaKeepers Society In collaboration with Marina at Keppel Bay, The Junior Coral Detective Programme kick started the International SeaKeepers Society Asia - Introduction to Marine Science and Conservation Asia Outreach Programme 2020.

DISCOVERY Vessel M-Powered

SEPTEMBER 2020

The International SeaKeepers Society once again assisted the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences and Miami Waterkeeper in conducting field research just in the waters of Biscayne Bay, FL aboard DISCOVERY Vessel M-Powered, a 24’ Sailfish center console.

DISCOVERY Yacht Sea Level

JUNE 2020

The International SeaKeepers Society teamed up with FIU to collect plastic samples for their joint citizen science program, the S.A.R.A.H. Initiative, aboard D/Y Sea Level. This was the ninth deployment of a S.A.R.A.H net.

THANK YOU TO OUR
2020 PROGRAM PARTNERS

*Listed are contributors to our regular and digital 2020 programming

Arizona State University Sulikowski Lab
Beneath the Waves
Big Animals Global Expeditons
Blue Elements Imaging
California Ocean Alliance
Debris Free Oceans
Fill-A-Bag
Fleet Miami
Florida International University

Global Marine Travel
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Marina at Keppel Bay
Miami Waterkeeper
Nova Southeastern University
Phuket Marine Biological Centre
Raffles Yacht Group
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu
University of Miami

Volunteer Cleanup Org

DISCOVERY YACHT PROGRAM

PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS

2020 Artist of the Year

Kelly Quinn is a wildlife educator & artist, co-founder of Paint for the Wild, and the Artist in Residence at The Florida Aquarium. From a young age Kelly spent her time kayaking, hiking and exploring everything wild, and began to draw it all in order to understand it. Over time she began to see the problems our home faces, and wanted to do her part to create a beautiful future between man and nature. Because of this, every artwork sold is a donation to local conservation causes.

Five percent of all artwork’s sold go directly to our mission. Visit https://kellyofthewild.com to purchase an artwork and support ocean conservation.

SUPPORT OCEAN CONSERVATION

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SEAKEEPERS MEDIA PARTNERS

Throughout the year we have enjoyed the continual support of our Media Partners who have shared our stories with their constituents and created awareness about the opportunities to engage with SeaKeepers.

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IMPACT PARTNERS

The Owl Trust

Program Funding Support

Global Marine Travel

Year-round Travel Support

PROGRAM PARTNERS

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Continue supporting our DISCOVERY Yacht Program by donating to our Fund for Fuel Campaign

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