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… 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… Photo: © Carrie Vonderhaar, Ocean Futures Society.

Jean Michel Cousteau, Ocean Futures Society, 2012 YachtWorld Hero

Photo: © Carrie Vonderhaar, Ocean Futures Society.
Who is your Hero?
Since first being “thrown overboard” by his father at the age of seven with newly invented SCUBA gear on his back, Jean-Michel has been exploring the ocean realm. The…