The International SeaKeepers Society hosted Founders 2017 on Thursday, November 2nd to honor the 2016-2017 DISCOVERY Yacht Fleet. Over 200 guests attended the event at the waterfront home of Tom and Katia Bates. SeaKeepers was thrilled to have special guests Captain Sandra Yawn from Bravo’s Below Deck Mediterranean and Captain Paul Watson Founder of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society attend the event. Captain Sandra Yawn took the podium to award the 2016-2017 DISCOVERY Yacht Fleet and speak about her experiences working with SeaKeepers.
More special guests include; Michael Saylor of Fleet Miami, Honorary Chair for Founders 2017; Alexander W. Dreyfoos, the 2016 SeaKeeper Award recipient; and Fabien Cousteau, the 2015 SeaKeeper Award recipient.
Photography by Betty Alvarez