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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… mattrutherford

Matt Rutherford, Ocean Research Project, 2013 YachtWorld Hero Nominee

Who is Your Hero? In 2012, Matt Rutherford became the first person to solo circumnavigate North and South America. He completed the non-stop 27,000 mile journey in 10 months in a tiny, old sailboat. Solotheamericas.org Matt has embarked on a… 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… 1112741000

BILL BAHEN, Sail Nauticus, 2013 YW Hero Nominee

Who is Your Hero? Bahen is the founder and former director of Hudson River Community Sailing in New York City and now oversees the development of a summer sailing academy and afterschool programs on the Nauticus campus aimed at underserved… Cruising Family

BEHAN & JAMIE GIFFORD, Family Cruisers, 2013 YachtWorld Hero Nominees

Who is Your Hero? The Gifford family has been at sea with their 3 young children since 2008. They have navigated from Washington State through Mexico to Australia, then from Papua New Guinea to Malaysia, where they are currently. They… Betsy_and_JRD

BETSY ALISON, USSailing.org, 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,… MTM HEAD SHOT 08.06.10.

MICHAEL T MOORE, Seakeepers.org, 2013 YachtWorld Hero Nominee

Who is Your Hero? Michael Moore is chairman of The International SeaKeepers Society, an integral pillar of YachtWorld Foundation, which became YachtWorld Heroes. Early on as we searched for a cause and road to reward our beneficiary, Michael suggested we… 905088737_HfZTz-L

Mark Schrader of Around the Americas, 2011 YachtWorld Hero

Around the Americas is a 28,000 mile sailing circumnavigation of the American continents with the mission of inspiring, educating and engaging the citizens of the Americas to protect our fragile oceans. Mark has circumnavigated the Americas teaching youth in other countries the importan