Science Projects

Discover the completed projects aided by the Yachts for Science programme. If you would like to offer space on board your yacht or if you have a research project to submit, please use the sign up link in the menu below.


Coral reefs of the Twilight Zone

Coral reefs are experiencing severe degradation worldwide with serious implications for marine biodiversity and national economies.

However, the extent of coral reefs is underestimated because of failure to account for mesophotic coral ecosystems (MCEs); twilight reefs, found in the slightly deeper areas beyond typical scuba depths of 30m (found 30-200m depth).