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DAVID ROCKEFELLER Jr, Founder, Sailors for the Sea, 2013 YachtWorld Hero

Who is Your Hero? Sailors for the Sea, which “educates and engages the boating community in the worldwide protection of the oceans,” was the outcome of David Rockefeller’s work on the Pew Oceans Commission, which identified profound and alarming… DSC_7117

JOEL ABERBACH, USCG Aux, 2013 YW Hero Finalist

Who is Your Hero? Joel Aberbach has been a member of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary for 40 years, and his official title is Coast Guard Auxiliary District Seven Assistant District Staff Officer, Sea Partners and America’s Waterway Watch. Participating… Nearly there! 7July2013

JEANNE SOCRATES, 2013 YachtWorld Hero Finalist

Who is Your Hero? This year Jeanne Socrates completed a singlehanded, nonstop circumnavigation at age 70. This was after another two previous circumnavigations met unfortunate ends. Her first ended in a beaching and loss of her boat and during the… Betsy_and_JRD

BETSY ALISON,, YW Hero Finalist 2013

Who is Your Hero? Betsy Alison has dedicated her life to disabled sailing, and is the Paralympic Coach for the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider, and in 2011 was inducted into the US Sailing Hall of Fame. An… Walfilmer, Segler, Umweltschützer: Dieter Paulmann Copyright Okeanis Stiftung

DIETER PAULMANN & CREW of the Pacific Voyagers 2013 YachtWorld Hero Finalist

Who is your Hero? Searching for the best way to convey an urgent message of marine protection, Dieter Paulmann, with his foundation Okeanos Foundation for the Sea, was inspired by Pacific Island culture and their ancient stories of voyaging,… Celine _Cousteau

Celine Cousteau, Ocean Inspirations, Explorer, Communicator, Connector, 2012 YachtWorld Hero

Who is Your Hero? Celine Cousteau is the founder of CauseCenric Productions and Ocean Inspirations, which support the global sharing of stories regarding endangered ecosystems. Her work supports everyday heroes in the fight to protect our fragile planet, by creating… debbies_Kinder copy

Deborah Kinder, Documentary Filmmaker, Founder/CEO BLUE Ocean Film Festival, 2012 YachtWorld Hero

Who is Your Hero? Debora Kinder, an award winning documentary filmmaker, is the Founder and CEO of the BLUE Ocean FIlm Festival and Conservation Event. She is co-founder of BLUE’s parent non-profit organization, Make a Difference Media. Writer and conservationist,… Sylvia Earle

Dr. Sylvia Earle, Mission Blue Alliance, “Her Deepness”, Oceanographer, Explorer, Author, Lecturer, 2012 YachtWorld Hero

Who is Your Hero? Dr. Sylvia Earle, “Her Deepness”, is a celebrated Hero of the Planet and Living Legend. She is an oceanographer explorer, author, and lecturer with experience as a field research scientist. Her work with The Aspen… Alexia Barrier

Capt. Alexia Barrier, Yachtswoman, Solo-circumnavigator, Educator, Ocean advocate, 2012 YachtWorld Hero

Who is Your Hero? Capt. Alexia Barrier founded the ocean research program “4myplanet” which saw her commission and sail a 60 foot sailing yacht around the world single-handedly, while gathering ocean status data and educating school children worldwide via satellite… Untitled-4

Michael Stocker, Ocean Conservation Research, 2012 YachtWorld Hero

Who is your hero? Michael Stocker of Ocean Conservation Research has committed himself to ocean conservation for the past ten years traveling to Washington to lobby on behalf of marine wildlife. Additionally he has written numerous articles and presented lectures…