When it began seven years ago, Freedom Waters focused on children and with special needs and life-threatening illnesses. Recently, the non-profit had an opportunity to host a group of veterans. The program was such a success that Freedom Waters decided to repeat the experience.
Since its inception, the International SeaKeepers’ Society (ISKS) has worked to promote research and conservation of marine ecosystems. The recently introduced Scientific Vessel of Opportunity Program (SVOP) seeks to expand these efforts by encouraging scientists and the yachting community to work in partnership.
At the 2012 Monaco Yacht Show, the International SeaKeepers Society bestowed its Seakeeper Award on Agnès Troublé, better known to the world as “agnès b,” designer and successful entrepreneur.