SeaKeepers are invited and recognized at a variety of exclusive events hosted by the organization or by one of our many partners throughout the year and in various locations around the world. Past event locales have included Barcelona, Cannes, California, Monaco, and Singapore. SeaKeepers network and socialize at the highest levels of international business, government and science. Sponsoring a SeaKeepers event offers unique opportunities to cross market your brand and reach a highly desirable demographic. Event photos in the gallery set the scene. Join SeaKeepers today to be at our next event.

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On Friday, March 22nd, SeaKeepers will host a sustainability panel with Water Revolution Foundation and Ethical Yacht Wear at the Windward VIP Club before the Palm Beach International Boat Show begins at 8:30 AM EST. The speakers will discuss the crucial topics of supporting oceanographic research, sustainability practices, and the operational lifecycle of yachts.

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On Sunday, the 17th of March, The International SeaKeepers Society hosted an intimate event, Love Our Oceans, during which guests enjoyed cocktails and hors d'oeuvres to celebrate the soft launch of the South Pacific Chapter. Melissa White hosted thirty guests at the Koel Café in the New Zealand Maritime Museum to close out the Auckland Boat Show and share more information about SeaKeepers' programming opportunities.

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On Wednesday, February 14th, The International SeaKeepers Society, Moore & Co. PA, and ISS invite you to join them for cocktails & hor d'oeuvres at J'Adore Sea La Vie.

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On Wednesday, October 25th, SeaKeepers will host its 25th Anniversary Celebration during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Join us to commemorate 25 years of promoting oceanographic research, conservation, and education in partnership with the yachting community.

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Join SeaKeepers on Thursday, October 5th at 1 PM EST/10 AM PDT in a high-level introduction to the Yacht Donation Program with Steve Rizzone and Dick Seidenspinner from The International SeaKeepers Society and guest speakers.

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The International SeaKeepers Society is proud to announce its participation in The Superyacht Business Awards 2023 by ACREW, a renowned recognition event for the best businesses in the yachting industry, voted the Best by Superyacht Captains & Crew.
SeaKeepers is nominated for the Best Sustainable Superyacht Business Award, which highlights our strong commitment to sustainable practices. Award winners will be announced August 21st.

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Join SeaKeepers on Wednesday, June 7th at 1 PM EST/10 AM PDT in a high-level introduction to the Yacht Donation Program with Steve Rizzone and Dick Seidenspinner from The International SeaKeepers Society and guest speakers.

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Join The International SeaKeepers Society in celebrating our 25th anniversary and the expansion of our mission to the United Kingdom on 13th May 2023 at RNLI College in Poole, Dorset. The evening will highlight our recent partnerships and programming activities in the UK & Europe.

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Join The International SeaKeepers Society and Moore & Co. to honor incoming President Erin Ackor and the newly elected board members of the International Superyacht Society.

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The International SeaKeepers Society’s Asia Chapter held its fifth annual Asia Awards Dinner at ONE°15 Marina, Singapore, on Saturday, November 5th, after a two-year hiatus. The dinner was held to present the SeaKeeper of Malaysia Award and the Asia Achievement Award. Dinner Chairs Julian and Sandra Chang hosted the night. The celebrations followed the inaugural 2-day session of The Ocean Collective Summit, and 260 guests attended the dinner.

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Join SeaKeepers at an exclusive gathering of the yachting community’s most influential members on Wednesday, October 26th. Enjoy an evening inspired by navigators and voyagers as we honor our 2022 SeaKeeper of the Year and recognize the group of yacht owners and captains who support programming year-round.

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SeaKeepers hosted a private cocktail reception ahead of the Monaco Yacht Show at The Shard in London, England. We announced our United Kingdom launch event planned for May 2023. We highlighted our new UK partnerships and recent programming activities that include global Citizen Science initiatives, Scientist-led Expeditions, and Educational Outreach.

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Team SeaKeepers is committed to paddling 80 miles across the Atlantic Gulf Stream in one night to bring awareness to cystic fibrosis. Follow our journey. Our individual team members have combined digital forces to create this incredible fundraising team page. Support by making a donation to our team. The process is fast, easy, and secure, and you can be sure that it will benefit a great cause.

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Join SeaKeepers on Monday, May 2, 2022, to honor Tracy Edwards MBE and benefit The Maiden Factor Foundation. The Maiden Factor Foundation was conceived primarily to benefit global educational programs for disenfranchised young women and girls who have little or no access to education. While there is a growing initiative to proffer STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math), the Maiden fundraising tour is intended to inspire and empower women and girls to reach their potential through education, to increase gender inequality awareness, and to give them the fighting chance they deserve.

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An exclusive gathering of the yachting community’s most influential members unite to honor The 2021 SeaKeeper of the Year, Commander Victor Vescovo, present the NextGen Award to Blue Latitudes Foundation, and acknowledge a dedicated group of yacht owners and their captains who have supported SeaKeepers programming in 2020 and 2021. Highlights from DISCOVERY Yacht expeditions will be shared with guests, and members will be recognized.

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On Thursday, April 22, 2021, the SeaKeepers Team hosted an exclusive social event in celebration of Earth Day. The evening took place at YOT Dockbar, with newly formed partner, YATCO, where guests learned more about SeaKeepers and our ongoing efforts in ocean conservation. The team included Chairman, Jay Wade; Chairman Emeritus and Board Member, Michael T. Moore; Boat Donations, Dick Seidenspinner; Program Director, Tony Gilbert; and Program Associate, Maggie Winchester.

*The event was limited to capacity and all attendees required face masks to enter.

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SeaKeepers celebrates 2020 accomplishments with a tribute page to our supporters and
participants that have made programming possible in such an extraordinary year.

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.

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Virtual Cinema Release on June 19

We are delighted to share Amos Nachoum, 2019 SeaKeeper of the Year, online premiere of Picture of His Life on June 19th, as part of a worldwide Virtual Cinema release on Vimeo OTT.

Amos Nachoum is one of the greatest underwater photographers of all times. Fascinated by the most fearsome creatures on Earth, he has developed a unique approach, that puts him face to face with his subjects, without any protection. As the journey unfolds, Amos contemplates the series of unspoken events that drove him here, to the end of the world.

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Captains of Industry: 2020 Tour

The International SeaKeepers Society has been elected as the "Exclusive Marine Conservation Partner" of Sea Ray’s national Captains of Industry Tour, celebrating industry leaders making waves and steering their industries forward!

Across this 10-city national tour, SeaKeepers will be hosting a Champagne Saber Stage where $100 will be donated to our DISCOVERY Yachts Program for every bottle sabered during each event. In addition, all SeaKeeper Members will receive an exclusive 20% Off tickets, with an additional 20% Donation further funding our DISCOVERY Yachts efforts.

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Enjoy an evening with The International SeaKeepers Society at their maritime masquerade in honor of ocean conservation.

An exclusive gathering of the yachting community’s most influential members unite to recognize a dedicated group of yacht owners and their captains who have supported SeaKeepers programming throughout the year. Highlights from our expeditions will be shared with guests and DISCOVERY Yacht owners will be recognized. A special tribute to the work of Amos Nachoum will be an event highlight as he accepts the 2019 SeaKeeper of the Year Award.

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The International SeaKeepers Society’s Asia Chapter held it’s fourth annual Asia Awards Dinner at ONE°15 Marina, Singapore on Friday, April 12th to present the SeaKeeper of Malaysia Award and the Asia Achievement Award. The night was hosted by Dinner Chairs Julian and Sandra Chang, the theme for this year’s dinner was “Shifting into Higher Gear.”


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The SeaKeepers Society hosted an exclusive gathering of the most powerful and influential members of the yachting community, celebrating our 20th Anniversary. This year’s anniversary celebration collectively highlighted key stakeholders in the history of the organization, and featured current programming from the DISCOVERY Yacht Fleet.

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The International SeaKeepers Society’s Asia Chapter hosted the Asia Awards Dinner 2018 at ONE°15 Marina Club, Sentosa Cove, Singapore on April 13th to present a SeaKeeper of the World Award, the Asia Achievement Award, and DISCOVERY Yacht Presentations to members of the DISOCVERY Yacht Program.This is the third year for the Asia Awards Dinner, which is hosted every year by Sandra & Julian Chang. Julian Chang is a SeaKeepers Board member and President of the SeaKeepers Asia chapter.

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Thank you to everyone for making SeaKeepers Bermuda 2017 such a success! More than 120 guests enjoyed a spectacular evening at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute on June 22nd. We are delighted to have had the opportunity to recognize the 2017 SeaKeeper of the Year, Wendy Schmidt, and the SeaKeepers of Bermuda, Philippe Max Rouja, Judie Clee, John Paul Skinner, and Chris Flook.

Programming with the 2016-2017 DISCOVERY Yacht Fleet was also featured showing how the International SeaKeepers Society partners with the yachting community.

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The International SeaKeepers Society, Asia Awards Dinner 2017 was hosted by Dinner Chairs Julian and Sandra Chang, to recognize Francis Lee and the Nature Society (Singapore) Marine Conservation Group for their extraordinary efforts and commitment towards Singapore’s marine conservation. The event was held at the SEA Aquarium, Resorts World Sentosa Singapore. Fabien Cousteau, world renowned aquanaut and member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the International SeaKeepers Society and Sylvia Earle, marine biologist, explorer, author, and also a member of SeaKeepers’ Scientific Advisory Council, were special guests for the evening.

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SeaKeepers hosted Founders 2017 at the waterfront home of Tom and Katia Bates on November 2nd, 2017. SeaKeepers was thrilled to have special guests Captain Sandra Yawn from Bravo’s Below Deck Mediterranean and Captain Paul Watson Founder of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society attend the event.

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On April 8th, 2016, The International SeaKeepers Society board member, Julian Chang together with his wife Sandra Chang, chaired an event to host the launch of Singapore 3D: DISCOVERY Yachts; Dedication to Marine Research, Education & Conservation; Delivering Results.

Learn more about the event here.