Help Fuel Our Mission Through the
SeaKeepers Membership Program

Become a SeaKeeper Today!

Our program offers six levels of varying membership support. Member support goes towards the heart of our mission, the DISCOVERY Yachts Program, which facilitates research, exploration, and education at sea using private vessels. Your participation can provide a variety of experiences from engaging in a DISCOVERY Yacht Expedition to attending VIP events held around the world. See full descriptions of each level of membership below.


Professional Members Status

Captains and crew are given the option to obtain Professional status. Members with Professional status are listed by name below.

  • Peter Sanchez
  • Zac Bailey
  • Craig Bell
  • Matthias Bosse
  • Kenneth Bracewell
  • Jean Diedericks
  • Susan Everhard
  • John Gaffney
  • Bryson Hawkins
  • Matthew Inglis
  • Jennifer Joseph
  • Kristen Klein
  • David Krokoski
  • Portia Mogal
  • Steven P. Naimoli
  • Mike O’Neill
  • Tracy Payne
  • R.N. (Dick) Seidenspinner Jr.
  • Carl Sputh
  • Ryan Sputh
  • Luca Triggiani
  • Wendy Ulma
  • Béatrice Favarel
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Detailed Breakdown of Benefits

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  • Discounted Event Tickets: 5% off tickets ONLY for signature SeaKeepers events, for the (1) member and (1) guest.
  • Early Event Invitations: Invitations to signature SeaKeepers events will be available to members one week before being released to the general public.
  • SeaKeepers Kit: Containing a SeaKeepers Decal, a SeaKeepers Towel, and a SeaKeepers Tumbler Cup.
  • Newsletter Member Section: Opportunities to be featured in a section of our quarterly newsletter dedicated to member testimonials/promotional opportunities and/or exclusive deals.
  • Discounted Event Tickets: 5% off tickets ONLY for signature SeaKeepers events and for the (1) member and up to two (2) guests.
  • Early Event Invitations: Invitations to signature SeaKeepers events will be available to members one week before being released to the general public.
  • SeaKeepers Kit: Containing a SeaKeepers Decal, a SeaKeepers Towel, a SeaKeepers Tumbler Cup, a SeaKeepers Shirt, and a SeaKeepers Burgee/Flag.
  • Newsletter Member Section: Opportunities to be featured in a section of our quarterly newsletter dedicated to member testimonials/promotional opportunities and/or exclusive deals.
  • Lunch with the President: Opportunity for the (1) member and (1) guest to attend lunch or dinner with SeaKeepers President and CEO, Richard Snow. Opportunities will be created as per availability.
  • Discounted Event Tickets: 10% off tickets ONLY for signature SeaKeepers events and for the (1) member and up to three (3) guests.
  • Early Event Invitations: Invitations to signature SeaKeepers events will be available to members one week before being released to the general public.
  • SeaKeepers Kit: Containing a SeaKeepers Decal, a SeaKeepers Towel, a SeaKeepers Tumbler Cup, a SeaKeepers Shirt, and a SeaKeepers Burgee/Flag.
  • Newsletter Member Section: Opportunities to be featured in a section of our quarterly newsletter dedicated to member testimonials/promotional opportunities and/or exclusive deals.
  • Lunch with the President: Opportunity for the (1) member and (1) guest to attend lunch or dinner with SeaKeepers President and CEO, Richard Snow. Opportunities will be created as per availability.
  • Expedition Guest: Opportunities for the (1) member and (1) guest to go on a DISCOVERY Yacht Expedition (subject to availability). Missions vary depending on research area and availability.
  • Event Program Page: One (1) full page ad slot for 8 ½ X 11 graphic of choice in one (1) SeaKeepers signature event program.
  • Drifter Discount: 5% discount on purchase of a SeaKeepers Drifter. Learn more here.
  • Discounted Event Tickets: 10% off tickets ONLY for signature SeaKeepers events and for the (1) member and up to five (5) guests.
  • Early Event Invitations: Invitations to signature SeaKeepers events will be available to members one week before being released to the general public.
  • SeaKeepers Kit: Containing a SeaKeepers Decal, a SeaKeepers Towel, a SeaKeepers Tumbler Cup, a SeaKeepers Shirt, and a SeaKeepers Burgee/Flag.
  • Newsletter Member Section: Opportunities to be featured in a section of our quarterly newsletter dedicated to member testimonials/promotional opportunities and/or exclusive deals.
  • Lunch with the President: Opportunity for the (1) member and (1) guest to attend lunch or dinner with SeaKeepers President and CEO, Richard Snow. Opportunities will be created as per availability.
  • Expedition Guest: Opportunities for the (1) member and (1) guest to go on a DISCOVERY Yacht Expedition (subject to availability). Missions vary depending on research area and availability.
  • Event Program Page: One (1) full page ad slot for 8 ½ X 11 graphic of choice in two (2) SeaKeepers signature event programs.
  • Drifter Discount: 10% discount on purchase of a SeaKeepers Drifter. Learn more here.
  • Highlighted on Website: Featured on our membership page under the “Special Recognition” section.
  • Recognized at Founders’ Events: A/V recognition during the event.
  • Employee Kayak Memberships: Kayak level memberships for ten (10) employees.
  • Discounted Event Tickets: 5% off tickets ONLY for signature SeaKeepers events and for the (1) member and (1) guest.
  • Early Event Invitations: Invitations to signature SeaKeepers events will be available to members one week before being released to the general public.
  • SeaKeepers Kit: Containing a SeaKeepers Decal, a SeaKeepers Towel, a SeaKeepers Tumbler Cup, a SeaKeepers Shirt, and a SeaKeepers Burgee/Flag.
  • Newsletter Member Section: Opportunities to be featured in a section of our quarterly newsletter dedicated to member testimonials/promotional opportunities and/or exclusive deals.
  • Lunch with the President: Opportunity for the (1) member and (1) guest to attend lunch or dinner with SeaKeepers President and CEO, Richard Snow. Opportunities will be created as per availability.
  • Expedition Guest: Opportunities for the (1) member and up to four (4) guests to go on a DISCOVERY Yacht Expedition (subject to availability). Missions vary depending on research area and availability.
  • Event Program Page: One (1) full page ad slot for 8 ½ X 11 graphic of choice in two (2) SeaKeepers signature event programs.
  • Drifter Discount: 10% discount on purchase of a SeaKeepers Drifter. Learn more here.
  • Highlighted on Website: Featured on our membership page under the “Corporate” section.
  • Recognized at Founders’ Events: A/V recognition for the duration of the event.
  • To become a DISCOVERY Yacht Fleet Member, you must participate in a (1) scientist-led expedition, an (1) educational outreach trip, a (1) BRUV expedition, or three (3) drifter deployments with SeaKeepers. To find out how you can donate time aboard your yacht, refer to this page. For more detailed information, please contact our Associate Director of Programs at [email protected].
  • Founders’ Event Tickets: DISCOVERY Yacht Fleet Members that participate in a (1) scientist-led expedition, an (1) educational outreach trip, a (1) BRUV expedition, or three (3) drifter deployments with SeaKeepers within the calendar year will receive two (2) complimentary tickets for the next Founders’ event.
  • Discounted Event Tickets: 10% off tickets ONLY for signature SeaKeepers events for the (1) member and up to five (5) guests.
  • Early Event Invitations: Invitations to signature SeaKeepers events will be available to members one week before being released to the general public.
  • SeaKeepers Kit: Containing a SeaKeepers Decal, a SeaKeepers Towel, a SeaKeepers Tumbler Cup, a SeaKeepers Shirt, and a SeaKeepers Burgee/Flag.
  • Newsletter Member Section: Opportunities to be featured in a section of our quarterly newsletter dedicated to member testimonials/promotional opportunities and/or exclusive deals.
  • Lunch with the President: Opportunity for the (1) member and (1) guest to attend lunch or dinner with SeaKeepers President and CEO, Richard Snow. Opportunities will be created as per availability.
  • Drifter Discount: 10% discount on purchase of a SeaKeepers Drifter. Learn more here.
  • Highlighted on Website: Featured on our membership page under the “DISCOVERY Yacht” section.
  • Recognized at Founders’ Events: A/V recognition for the duration of the event.
  • SeaKeepers offers unique customized benefits for our exclusive membership levels that exceed the annual membership levels.
  • For more information on these higher levels of membership, contact President and CEO, Richard Snow, at [email protected].