Any skippers with a little time on their hands and wanting to make a positive difference for the Oceans they love might want to have a look at www.oceanswatch.org who are currently looking for a volunteer skipper in the Southwest Pacific.
OceansWatch has been working with communities in Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea now for 7 years, since they were donated their first yacht Magic Roundabout. The organisation is a registered charity in New Zealand, the USA, the Solomon Islands and will soon be registered in the UK and Europe. During this time says CEO Chris Bone the organisation has ‘honed it’s skills and can now deliver very effective services in the areas of marine conservation, climate change mitigation and adaptation and sustainable livelihoods development’. Read More