Yacht owners and crew – The oceans need you!
Why we need to partner with Yachts & Crew
The world’s oceans make up the largest ecosystem on Earth. They cover almost three-quarters of the Earth’s surface and produce half of the oxygen we breathe. Oceans regulate climate and their chemistry is vital for planetary health.
Even so, it is estimated that less than 10% of marine life has been discovered and only a fraction of the ocean floor has been mapped. This means that there is no scientific baseline for monitoring the health of the oceans which are so critical for the future of humanity.
All this you probably know, but here is something that you may not:
The fundamental reason for this lack of knowledge is the difficulties that marine scientists face in gaining access to the oceans to undertake research. Traditional research vessels are often large and expensive to run, unavailable or in a different location.
Which is where Yachts For Science can play a part.
The goal of Yachts For Science is to bring together yacht owners and crew with marine scientists, researchers and content creators and provide access to the oceans. This is achieved by utilising the thousands of yachts that are travelling the globe as platforms for research.
These partnerships will provide the vital information required for decision-makers to bring about the protection and recovery of our oceans.
If you own, manage, or are crew aboard a vessel that could be interested to provide available berths and facilities for scientists with a suitable project, please click below and contact us by filling out the form and our team will immediately get in touch.