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.


Complete Event Details Below.


Tracy Edwards MBE

Tracy Edwards is an international sailor, a motivational speaker, a published author, and the founder of The Maiden Factor Foundation. Tracy won international fame in 1989 as the skipper of the first all-female crew to sail around the world in the Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race. The boat won two legs and came second overall in her class. The best result for a British boat since 1977. That vessel, Maiden - is now literally the figurehead of her new Charity. To learn more, click here.

Mike Golding OBE

Mike Golding OBE is one of the world’s most accomplished and successful offshore sailors. An IMOCA and FICO world champion, over two decades Mike has consistently achieved race winning performances in many of the most prestigious round the world and transoceanic races. In 2007 Mike was awarded an OBE by The Queen for his services to sailing. As current Chair of “World Sailings” Sustainability Commission, Mike supports initiatives that improve the sports environmental impact and he uses his unique experience and knowledge of the world’s oceans to reach and educate a wide non-sailor audience. To learn more, click here.



Saturday, 13th May 2023
7:30 PM Cocktails
8:15 PM Dinner & Programme
10:30 PM Carriages


Presentation of SeaKeepers
UK programming
and partnerships.


RNLI College
Poole, Dorset
Attire: Cocktail


Ticket Package (6):
£600.00 + Booking Fee
Individual Tickets:
£110.00 + Booking Fee


All attendees will be required to be listed on the RSVP list with the purchase of tickets or tables for entry to the event by April 28th, 2023.

About RNLI College

The RNLI College is at the heart of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution – where extraordinary lifesaving volunteer crew and lifeguards from around the UK and Ireland are trained. RNLI crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,900 lives since 1824 but they’re more than a rescue service. They influence, supervise and educate people too. Every £1 spent at the RNLI College saves lives at sea.

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