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Sailors for the Sea auction - help them by bidding online
Tue, 27 Nov 2012
Sailor for the Sea have found a new way of raising money - the Charity Auction, AND you can bid online. Who exactly are Sailors for the Sea? As they put it, Sailors for the Sea is a non-profit organisation which educates and engages the boating community in the worldwide protection of the oceans which are becoming more and more fragile. To do this they need your help.
We already know that the boating community has a profound passion for - and understanding of - the world's seas and Sailors for the Sea was founded to galvanize the sailors of the world around ocean health issues. The live charity auction is just one way you can assist - and you might just end up with the holiday of your life.
Bon Voyage dinner for two (2) at the New York Yacht Club, then a Sea Cloud Cruise FMV $24,000
The dinner is with legendary sailor and ocean conservationist David Rockefeller, Jr. and Glenn Close, acclaimed actress and relative of Marjorie Merriweather Post (original owner of the s/v Sea Cloud) Enjoy a one week's cruise for two (2) in the Mediterranean or Caribbean aboard the s/v Sea Cloud I or s/v Sea Cloud II, compliments of Sea Cloud Cruises Woman's Tiffany Atlas® watch and Man's Tiffany Atlas® watch, compliments of Tiffany & Co. Round-trip travel to either the Mediterranean or to the Caribbean will be assumed by successful bidder.
Escape to the Maldives and Singapore FMV: $23,000
One (1) night's stay for two (2), including breakfast, at Four Seasons Hotel Singapore. Three (3) nights' stay for two (2) at either: Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa in a Beach Pavilion with Pool including breakfast; OR three (3) nights for two (2), including breakfast, or Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru in a Beach Bungalow with Pool including breakfast.
Trans-Atlantic Excursion to London FMV: $22,000
Trans-Atlantic Crossing aboard the Queen Mary 2 in Queens' Grill (best accommodations), compliments of Cunard One (1) night's stay for two (2) with English breakfast at Duke's St. James London Hotel Lunch or dinner with selected wines at the fabulous Wilton's Restaurant Exclusive tour of Christie's in London led by Viscount David Linley, Chairman, Christie's UK, followed by lunch in the Board Room Upper Class air travel for two to the US from London, compliments of Virgin Atlantic Cities of Light and Contrasts: Paris and Venice FMV: $16,000
Hotel stay for two (2) at Hotel Le Bristol in Paris for two nights, including breakfast Private tour of the Château de Versailles, followed by lunch or dinner with Catherine Pégard, Président de l'Etablissement public du Château de Versailles According to the season of the trip, attend an opera in the famous Théâtre royal de Versailles or a show on the Grand Canal, compliments of Catherine Pégard Dinner for two at Le Voltaire, compliments of the Picot Family Lunch in Christie's Board Room in Paris, hosted by either Mrs. François Pinault or la Princesse Jeanne-Marie de Broglie Travel for two (2) on the Venice-Simplon Orient-Express from London or Paris to Venice & three nights for two at the Hotel Cipriani in Venice; some restrictions regarding dates, compliments of Orient-Express Hotels Trans-Continental travel will be assumed by successful bidder One Week Cruise aboard the s/v Sea Cloud (I or II) FMV: $24,000
Support Sailors' ocean conservation mission: Expand environmentally conscious Clean Regattas Enhance Rainy Day Kits - marine science education for youth For full details of expiration dates, and to bid online, go to www.charitybuzz.com/sailorsforthesea. (Auction ends Dec. 3)
Please note: These lot descriptions are subject to change and some restrictions may apply.
For more information about Sailors for the Sea, go to their Website.
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